Past Seminar Speakers

Mariana O’Kelly speaking at DStv International Seminar of Creativity – Photo credit: Gallo

The International Seminar of Creativity Thought leaders

The International Seminar of Creativity takes place during Loeries Creative Week, and offers advertisers, marketers, designers and all members of the creative industry the opportunity to attend a gathering of top global leaders in brand communication. The Seminar started at Loeries Creative Week 2013 and has featured the creative visionaries and thought leaders from around the world.

Loeries Creative Week 2022

Allan Sperling

Executive Head of Content

Debbie Vandeven

Global Chief Creative Officer
VMLY&R Kansas City

Esra Gülmen

Artist and Designer

Karin Onsager-Birch

Vice President Creative
Lyft San Francisco

Mariana O’Kelly

Global Executive Creative Director
Ogilvy Chicago

Monique Nelson

Chair and Chief Executive Officer

Natalie Lam

Chief Creative Officer
Publicis Groupe Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa

See speaker videos from Loeries Creative Week 2020:

Abey Mokgwatsane

Managing Executive of Brand, Communications and Sponsorship
Vodacom, SA

Alex Pineda

Creative Director

Dr Rebecca Swift

Global Head of Creative Insights
Getty Images, UK

Jess Weiner

Talk to Jess, USA

Jonah Otieno

5ive Limited, Kenya

Katherina Tudball

Creative Director
Superunion London, UK

Lanre Adisa

Founder, CCO
Noah’s Ark, Nigeria

Ramona Kayembe

Marketing Culture and Capabilities:
Africa Zone, ABInBev, SA

Rani Bisal

Executive Head of Business Optimization
DSTV Media Sales, SA

See speaker videos from Loeries Creative Week 2019:

Katja Thielen

Together Design, London

Manuel Bordé

Executive Creative Director

Nedal Ahmed

Senior copywriter, 72andSunny

Ralf Heuel

CCO and Partner
Grabarz & Partner, Hamburg

Ravid Kuperberg

Mindscapes International

Tara Mckenty

Creative Director
Google APAC, Sydney

See speaker videos from Loeries Creative Week 2018:

Fabian Frese

Chief Creative Officer
Kolle Rebbe, Germany

Ian Mackenzie

Executive Creative Director
FCB/SIX, Canada

Lethepu Matshaba

Vice President Homecare Southern Africa
Unilever, South Africa

Mzamo Masito

Chief Marketing Officer
Google Africa, South Africa

Sebastian Padilla

Anagrama, Mexico

See speaker videos from Loeries Creative Week 2017:

Götz Ulmer

Chief Creative Officer
Jung Von Matt Hamburg, Germany

Keith Cartwright

Executive Creative Director
BSSP California, USA

Luc-Olivier ' Luco' Marquet

Unilever, South Africa

Markus Maczey

Chief Creative Officer
Plan.Net Group Munchen, Germany

Pum Lefebure

Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer
Design Army Washington DC, USA

Weera Saad

Head of Creative Shop
Facebook, Dubai

See speaker videos from Loeries Creative Week 2016:

Bridget Jung

Digital Creative Director
Marcel Sydney, Australia

Debra Mallowah

Vice President: Personal Care
Unilever Nairobi, Kenya

Jimmy Smith

Chairman, CEO, CCO
Amusement Park Los Angeles, USA

Laura Jordan-Bambach

Creative Partner
Mr President London, UK

Marco Cremona

Google Creative Lab Moscow, Russia

Sarah Personette

Vice President: Global Business Marketing
Facebook New York, USA

Susan Credle

Global Chief Creative Officer
FCB New York, USA

See speakers from Loeries Creative Week 2015:

Ali Ali

Film Director

Chris Clarke

Chief Creative Officer
DigitasLBi International

Chuck Porter

Crispin Porter + Bogusky

Ji Lee

Creative Lead
Facebook Creative Shop

Stan Sthanunathan

Senior Vice President CMI

Steve Vranakis

Executive Creative Director
Google Creative Lab

Tim Lindsay

Chief Executive Officer

See speakers from Loeries Creative Week 2014:

John Vlismas

South Africa

Patrick Baron

Executive Creative Director
McCann Australia & O’ Melbourne

PJ Pereira

Chief Creative Officer and Co-Founder
Pereira & O’Dell, San Francisco

Rob Newlan

Head of Europe
Facebook Creative Shop, Middle East and Africa

Stephen Doyle

Creative Director
Doyle Partners, New York City

Yaw Nsarkoh

Managing Director
Unilever, Nigeria

See speakers from Loeries Creative Week 2013:

Debbi Vandeven

Chief Creative Officer
VML Kansas City

Geoffrey Hantson

Executive Creative Director
Duval Guillaume Modem, Belgium

Götz Ulmer

Executive Creative Director
Jung von Matt Hamburg

Graham Warsop

Founder and Chairman
The Jupiter Drawing Room, South Africa

Jason Little

Creative Director
Re, Sydney

Marijn van Tiggelen

Executive Vice President
Unilever, Africa

Tim Horwood

Creative Director
Viacom International Media Networks
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