BIMA 100 2018 – The Judges

20 Feb 2018

Posted by Rachel Johnson


Meet the people with the unenviable task of whittling down this year’s nominees to a final, exceptional 100.

We spoke to our judges to find out what they will be looking for this year.  we asked them what it would take to make them sit up and shout WOW, what categories are they particularly excited about this year and why it is important to celebrate our digital pioneers.

Here's what some of our judges have to say:

Jon Davie, Managing Director of Zone 

Ali Hanan, Founder of Creative Equals

Keith Hunt, Managing Partner of Results International

Emily Tan, Global Technology Editor - Campaign

Ete Davies, Managing Director at AnalogFolk

Tiffany St James, Founder at Transmute 

Anna Soisalo, Vice President at Smart Design

Full Category Judges List 2018 

CEO's and Leaders:  Jon Davie, Managing Director of  Zone and Pip Jamieson, Founder of The Dots

Champions for Good: Nadya Powell, Co-Founder at Utopia and Ali Hanan, Founder of Creative Equals

Entrepreneurs: Keith Hunt, Managing Partner of Results International and Rose Lewis, Co-Founder at Collider

Industry Visionaries: Lawrence Weber, Managing Partner at Karmarama and Emily Tan,  Global Technology Editor - Campaign

Talent Champions: Amanda Follit, Chair of Young Talent, BIMA and  Ete Davies,  Managing Director at AnalogFolk

Tech Trailblazers: Dan Bailey,  Europe iX CTO & Mobile Sales Partner. IBM and Julie Woods-Moss, Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer, Tata Communications

Creative Stars: Wayne Deakin, Co-Chair BIMA Creative and Tristan Pride, BIMA Creative Council Chair

Client/Supplier Relationship Stars: Nicki Sprinz, Managing Director at ustwo and Nishma Robb, Marketing Director at Google

Rising Stars: Tiffany St James, Founder at Transmute  and Alex Goat, CEO at Livity

UX & Design Stars: Pete Trainor, Co-Founder Us Ai and Anna Soisalo, Vice President at  Smart Design

Good luck everyone.

The Hot 100 is unique in celebrating talent at every stage of the career ladder, from rising stars to CEOs. Jon Davie, Managing Director, Zone

Rachel Johnson
Posted by Rachel Johnson

Rachel has recently joined BIMA having worked for more than 20 years in the world of Marketing. Rachel has many impressive client, charity and agency-side results to her credit and stories to tell. As both a team player and independent advisor, Rachel loves to see the bigger picture and is a strong strategic thinker. She has led ambitious projects for start-ups, worked alongside growing businesses and has been fortunate to work with some of the UK’s most respected and renowned agencies. A self-motivated original thinker, Rachel is also an extremely able marketer. She brings out the best in people at all levels. Her wealth of transferable skills includes project management – often with direct budgetary control - results-driven commercial awareness, proven networking strengths, digital marketing expertise and broad IT literacy. However, her achievements do not end there! In her spare time, she makes full-use of her Cumbrian home-town environment, walking, biking and running, and spending time as an enthusiastic side-line rugby and football mum for her two boys – Louie and Harley.

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