The Colorful Creativity Rooted in Asian Diversity

Speaker(s): Jimmy Lam

Time: 2:30pm | Room: Library

The vast Asia Pacific and MENA region are enriched with very diversified languages, cultures and traditions, all of which are treasure to marketing communication creativity. Jimmy will show and tell some of the winning entries of Lotus Roots, an award category unique to ADFEST, recognizing works that preserve and celebrate the rich heritage and value of each local culture.

Inclusion & Diversity

Jimmy Lam President ADFEST
Jimmy Lam President ADFEST

Born and educated in Hong Kong, Jimmy started his advertising career in 1972, rising through the ranks from copywriter to Asia Pacific Executive Creative Director to Chairman of multi-national network agencies in Asia and Greater China. In between, he got his fix as a TV commercial film director, published a Chinese language advertising periodical, wrote three Chinese books in advertising, and was appointed as Creative Advisor to Dentsu Inc in Tokyo, as Chairman Asia of an UK company specialized in acquisition of independent marcom companies. Along with Mr. Vinit Suraphongchai, a fellow film juror of Cannes Lion 1994, in 1998 he started ADFEST.