Shobhit Mathur, Hakuhodo – India


He firmly believes that emotions hold the key to creative understanding, as that’s what makes the world go round. In fact, his creative inspirations are a result of insights gained through his pursuit of human emotions.

For nearly 2 decades, he has been challenging creative limits across many countries with agencies like JWT, Y&R, Cheil and Hakuhodo. He believes that a great idea is the one that has the potential to change or improve human lives across any geographical border.

He has been fortunate to receive recognition, awards and nominations at Cannes, New York Festival, Effies, ABBY Awards and AAAI Awards. He sees himself as a storyteller, an avid traveler, a badminton enthusiast, a biker and a doting father. And now, a judge!