Jack Trout

It’s difficult to briefly describe Jack Trout. He is president of Trout & Partners, one of the most prestigious marketing firms with offices in 23 countries. The firm has done work for AT&T, IBM, Burger King, Xerox, Lotus, Ericsson, Tetra Pak, Repsol, Hewlett-Packard and other Fortune 500 companies. Trout is one of the founders and […]

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Vincent Raffray

Creative director and co-founder at Tonic, where he is called the “chief creative guru”. Raffray started his career in his native South Africa before he went to Dubai in 2003 – a decision that most told him was “creative suicide”. It did work out though, as Vincent worked for Y&R and Impact BBDO before starting […]

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Hans van Dijk

Hans van Dijk started his career in 1976 at Ogilvy & Mather in Amsterdam, to join Kuiper & Schouten in 1985. He (and others) started Low Digital in 1997 and in 2001 the Amsterdam based Skipintro, where he still works as CD today. Hans did heaps of work in the Netherlands, making him one of […]

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Diane Costa

Diane Costa has over fourteen years of experience in advertising & branding of all types of business. She’s owner and MD at Marketing Mechanics in Sydney, Australia and worked with blue-chip companies like Vodafone, McDonald’s and Cadbury. On top of that, she’s an associate member of the Australian Marketing Institute and owns an internet store […]

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Peterson Joseph

He’s a very talented illustrator with great passion for what he does. Peterson Joseph, also known as ‘Leaky Penny’, was born and raised in Montreal, Canada and went to study Illustration and Design at Dawson College there. He now lives in Toronto, where makes fantastic energetic illustrations, inspired by music such as jazz and hip […]

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Luke Sullivan

Meet Luke Sullivan. Ad geek and an award-winning copywriter. Luke has been writing since about 6th grade and worked for agencies like Fallon McElligott and The Martin Agency. He is now CD at GSDM in ‘good ol’ Austin’. He wrote the bestselling advertising guide ‘Hey Whipple, Squeeze This’ back in 1998, a book now in third […]

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Chandra Wijaya Tan

Sharp is his pencil and modest are his words: ‘I don’t brag unless it’s mandatory.’ With his head in the clouds, Chandra Wijaya Tan is about to graduate in Advertising at the London School of Public Relations in Jakarta, Indonesia. He has work experience at Y&R Jakarta and does freelancing (although he says this is […]

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Tim Arts

Despite having left advertising school only this year, Stefan van den Boogaard and Tim Arts (blue cap) have already got some awards bagged, including the Business to Business at the New York Advertising Festival. They work at the Belgian agency Mortierbrigade. This Q&A is with Tim, who functions as an Art Director and also has […]

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Eelco de Winter

Eelco de Winter worked at Result DDB, FHV/BBDO and &KoenseSeverein with clients like KPN, Sony, Fujitsu Siemens and Rabobank. He now works at Kaaps, a video production company in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, as a strategist and production manager. At Kaaps, he tries to convey marketing strategics into emotions. Kaaps works for both charities and commercial companies. Could […]

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Peter Kowalski

After studying at the Krakowska Akademia in Poland, Peter Kowalski started Wordboner.com. He uses it as platform to sell his fantastic typographical wordplays, as tshirts and a few other things, such as stickers and iPhone cases. Tees aside, his promotion of the website is pretty clever as well, using various social media sites. Time to […]

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