Digital Academy

Young media professionals gain an invaluable opportunity to embrace innovation in creative technology and better understand the digital creative process while finessing their own unique style.

25 - 27 September 2019

The rise of the second screen, the integration of social media in our daily lives, big data and wearable tech are providing brands with countless new opportunities to communicate with consumers.

Clients now expect their agencies to deliver integrated digital and mobile solutions.

The Digital Academy focuses on innovation in creative technology and provides a richer understanding of the digital creative process.

For any enquiries about the Academy, please contact Ryhn Lee at

Who is it for?

This is a comprehensive course that caters to a wide range of disciplines. It's as relevant for art directors and copywriters as it is for creative technologists, visual designers, creative designers and coders.

How does it work?

The academy provides a unique learning environment where delegates can hear, share and create experiences that will give them the skills and confidence to take their work to the next level.

Lots of insights on the balance between emotional and strategic, as well as the creative use of digital as humanizing technology.

Kaori Kubo
Account Executive Dentsu, Isobar

Key themes 2019

Here are just some examples of the learning that will take place at the Digital Academy in 2019.

Brand marketing vs driving sales

Clients might be focused on sales, but will they make profit if we don't build the upper funnel first?

Consumer immersions 

Is the consumer in Asia ready to be engaged in a more immersive way?

Agency disruption

Are agencies out of fashion? Is the rise of in-house digital experts a threat to agencies?

The power of data

Make your data speak and guide your clients to the next step.

Leadership skills

How to be an effective leader in a fast-changing digital landscape.


Spikes Asia

Founder and CEO, Jolt Digital

Seb is a digital marketer with 17 years of experience across both client and agency.

Seb launched Jolt Digital, a digital marketing tech company, in July 2018. Jolt Digital’s mission is to help brands increase the performance of their digital marketing plan thanks to human and technologies.

Prior to creating his startup, Seb was leading digital marketing and brand marketing across APAC for one of Johnson & Johnson’s most digitally sophisticated brand, ACUVUE®. Before working as a marketer, Seb spent 13 years in top global media agencies where he led accounts and drove digital adoption across APAC and EMEA for well-known brands and advertisers: P&G, HP, Panadol®, Mr Muscle®, Sony, ANZ bank.

Seb has been living in Singapore for the past 9 years. Before coming to Asia, he spent 8 years in London.

Digital Academy 2019 Speakers  (more to follow)

  • Nadya Kirillova

    Creative Director

    Dentsu Inc

  • Hidetoshi Kuranari

    Creative Director

    Dentsu Inc

  • Michelle Excell

    Founder and Immersive Technology Strategist

    The Antipodean

  • Julien Condamines

  • Yonathan Dominitz



  • Paul Falzon


    Paul Falzon And Associates Pte. Ltd

It was eye opening. I learnt things outside my circle of knowledge that I might not have studied otherwise.

Siok Ng
Sr Account Manager, Mullenlowe Singapore

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