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 RyhnL@spikes.asia

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

What the Academy explored in 2018

The course blends classroom teaching with exclusive presentations from industry leaders, seminars and workshops, tours of the work and more. The 2019 Academy topics will be announced soon.

Insights & Strategy

How to put an effective digital strategy into place.

Data Driven Ideas

How to use data and insights to power your ideas.

Decoding Innovation

How to drive a culture of innovation at your company.

Future of digital

The tools and experiences that uncover human insight.

Leadership skills

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

ACADEMY CO-TUTORS

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JODIE COLLINS
Founder and Managing Director, Re/Digital

Jodie Collins is the Founder and Managing Director of Re/Digital, a strategy consulting and training firm that works with companies across Asia to guide them through digital and marketing transformation. She's an experienced strategy and digital leader who has been working in marketing, advertising and technology for 20 years, with 10 years based in China and Singapore while working across the APAC region.

She has worked for some of the world's leading media companies and agencies including News Corporation, OMD, M&C Saatchi and with clients including McDonald's, Johnson & Johnson, Celcom, Intel, Hilton and the BBC. She also mentors startups across Asia and is host of the podcast "Founders in Asia" where she interviews entrepreneurs about building their businesses in Asia.

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SEBASTIEN LEPEZ
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.

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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