Judges

The Anthem Awards judges are intellectually diverse leaders in their field who are excited about purpose & mission-driven work because they’re doing it, too. The judges span expertise across causes such as human rights, education, health, arts and culture, and so much more.

View the complete list of judges on IADAS, the official judging body for The Anthem Awards.


FEATURED JUDGES

Daniel Dae Kim

Daniel Dae Kim

Actor, Producer & Activist

Mitchell Baker

Mitchell Baker

CEO & Chairwoman, Mozilla

Shayla Tait

Shayla Tait

Director of Philanthropy The Oprah Winfrey Charitable Foundation

Lisa Sherman

Lisa Sherman

President & CEO, Ad Council

Marc Ecko

Marc Ecko

CCO & Board Member, XQ + Emerson Collective

Courteney Monroe

Courteney Monroe

President, National Geographic Partners

Ashley Judd

Ashley Judd

Author, Actor, and Social Justice Humanitarian

Maitrayee Bhattacharyya

Maitrayee Bhattacharyya

Senior Associate Dean of the College for Diversity and Inclusion Brown University

Gerald Chertavian

Gerald Chertavian

CEO, Year Up

ANTHEM JUDGES

Meet all of our recent judges who bring their professional expertise and insight to this work. We would like to thank the entire judging body for their ongoing participation. If you are a leader working on purpose or mission-driven work and would like to become an Anthem Judge, please apply here.

  • Jad Finck
    Vice President of Innovation & Sustainability, Allbirds
  • Christopher Miller
    Head of Global Activism Strategy, Ben & Jerry's
  • Deborah Donaldson
    Head of NA Marketplace Strategy, Nike
  • Dev Sethi
    Head of Sports, Instagram
  • Melissa Potter
    Vice President, Social Impact, ViacomCBS / MTV Entertainment Group
  • James Heighington
    Global Lead of Strategy, Policy & Narrative, Google
  • Carl Desir
    Director, Inclusion Strategy, Netflix
  • Rashmi Vikram
    Chief Equity Officer, APAC, Dentsu International
  • Tiffany Edwards
    Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion, Droga5
  • Jennifer R. Sengupta
    Global Manager, Digital and Social Communications, Mars
  • Chloe Barnes
    Curation Standards (Representation & Inclusion), Twitter
  • Lawrence Lessig
    Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
  • Dami Osunsanya
    Vice President, Head of Value Creation, SoftBank Investment Advisors
  • Vishal Dheiman
    Head Of Innovation, BBDO
  • Marianne Stefanowicz
    Chief Communications Officer, TBWA\Media Arts Lab
  • Felecia Hatcher
    CEO, Black Ambition
  • Liana Douillet Guzmán
    Chief Marketing Officer, Skillshare
  • Ezinne Okoro
    Global Chief Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Officer, Wunderman Thompson
  • Emma McDonald
    Head of Creative, Purpose
  • Ali Rez
    Regional ECD, Impact BBDO
  • Eran Nir
    VP Creative, The Factory @ UM Digital Tel Aviv
  • Maritza Davis
    Vice President, Experiences and Social Responsibility, Sacramento Kings
  • Jennifer Edwards
    Senior Director of Digital, Color of Change
  • Terry Macko
    Senior Vice President, Communications and Marketing, World Wildlife Fund
  • Sarah Kate Ellis
    President & CEO, GLAAD
  • Rachel Hill
    Philanthropy Advisor, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
  • Heidi Arthur
    Chief Campaign Development Officer, The Ad Council
  • Michelle Egan
    Chief Strategy Officer, NRDC
  • Katie Nelson
    Sr Producer, Apple News
  • Nimo Awil
    Creative Director, MediaMonks
  • Sky Dylan-Robbins
    Founder, Executive Director, The Video Consortium
  • Tara Roth
    President, Goldhirsh Foundation
  • Ari Kuschnir
    Founder/Managing Partner, m ss ng p eces
  • Chrissie Lamond
    Executive Director, Digital Marketing and Strategy, Fast Company
  • Trovon Williams
    Senior Vice President of Marketing and Communications, NAACP
  • Gabriel Reilich
    Head of Content & Innovation, GOOD | Upworthy
  • John McPartland
    Creative Director, Havas Lynx
  • Elaine Park Andrade
    SVP, ECD, Warner Media Group
  • Mitu Yima
    Digital Director, Born This Way Foundation
  • Jessica Lacombe
    Director of Creative Content, NationSwell Studio
  • Kirsten Rutherford
    Group Creative Director, TBWA Chiat Day
  • Bill Cromie
    Managing Director, Blue Ridge Labs Robin Hood Foundation
  • Tara McGowan
    Founder & CEO, Acronym
  • Noopur Agarwal
    Vice President, Social Impact, ViacomCBS
  • Miguel Castro
    Strategy Lead - Global Media Partnerships, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Elizabeth Nielsen
    SVP, Digital and Direct Marketing, Feeding America
  • Henry Donahue
    Executive Director, Save the Music
  • Russlynn Ali
    CEO & Co-Founder, XQ Institute
  • Kirstyn Nimmo
    Founder & Managing Director, GOOD WORX
  • Miriam Fogelson
    Acting Director, Harvest
  • Maria Choi
    Founder & CEO, Raise for Good
  • Juliana Uribe
    Founder, Movilizatorio
  • Renee Miller
    Associate Director of Creative Strategy & Inclusive Marketing, Code & Theory
  • Alex Amouyel
    Executive Director, MIT Solve
  • Jon Murray
    Associate Creative Director, BBDO Los Angeles
  • Tash Rosehill
    Associate Creative Director, MediaMonks
  • Brian Latt
    Managing Partner, m ss ng p eces
  • Alicia Eastman
    Co-founder and Managing Director, InterContinental Energy
  • Chris Long
    Athlete, Podcaster & Activist
  • Amy Bruckman
    Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Mick Ebeling
    Founder & CEO, Not Impossible Labs
  • Zeda Stone
    CEO, RYOT
  • Janeya Griffin
    Co-Founder, ConCreates, Inc.
  • Renata Erlikhman
    Chief Investment Officer, OW Management
  • The Honorable Alexis Herman
    Chair and Chief Executive Officer, New Ventures, LLC
  • Ronaldo Jardim
    Creative Director, Spark
  • Marianne Stefanowicz
    Chief Communications Officer, TBWA\Media Arts Lab
  • Katherine Miller
    Principal & Founder, Table 81
  • Pip Jamieson
    Founder & CEO, The Dots
  • Luvvie Ajayi Jones
    NYT Bestselling Author, Speaker, Podcast Host
  • Felecia Hatcher
    CEO, Black Ambition
  • Jeff Nelson
    CTO and Co-Founder, Blavity Inc.
  • Erika Soto Lamb
    VP Social Impact, Comedy Central
  • Rebekah Shrestha
    Senior Vice President, Managing Director Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact and Office of Strategic Planning, 92 Street Y
  • Alaina Percival
    CEO and Board Chair, Women Who Code
  • Susan Young
    Executive Creative Director, BBDO
  • Julia Pontecorvo
    Producer, A24
  • Stephanie Chang
    Global Editorial Director, The Trust at The Wall Street Journal | Barron's Group
  • Elise Smith
    Co-Founder, Praxis Labs
  • Alberto Means
    Strategy Director, SYPartners
  • Layla F Saad
    Author, #MeAndWhiteSupremacy
  • Caroline Christopher
    Head of Programming, Sounds True
  • Leila Brier
    Founder, Sidebar
  • Abby Ellis
    Director, PBS
  • Maxwell Zorick
    Senior Director of Social Impact, MTV Entertainment Group
  • Heather McGeory
    Global Lead Climate & Sustainability, APCO Worldwide
  • Sherry Turkle
    Professor of the Social Studies of Science and Technology, MIT Initiative on Technology and Self
  • Eytan Oren
    Founder, We Are Block Party
  • Andrew Cary
    VP, Digital, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  • Jennifer Pahlka
    Founder, Code for America
  • Dino Myers-Lamptey
    Founder, The Barber Shop
  • Andrew Kou
    Co-Founder, Hyphen Media
  • Jill Applebaum
    Chief Creative Officer, Wunderman Thompson New York
  • Amy Bruckman
    Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Britney Abrahams
    Host, You Had Me at Black
  • Mick Ebeling
    Founder & CEO, Not Impossible Labs
  • Bayyina Black
    Global Sustainability & Impact Manager, R/GA
  • Christian Guirnalda
    Director, Verizon 5G Labs & Innovation Center
  • Brian Lightbody
    Creative Director, RYOT Studio
  • Iris Andrews
    Founder, New Constellations
  • Brendan Doherty
    Managing Director, KNGDM
  • Matthew Weinberg
    Principal, Max Ventures
  • David Mesfin
    Creative Director, Innocean USA
  • Chris Long
    Athlete, Eagles
  • Jennifer Pahlka
    Founder, Code for America
  • Amy Bruckman
    Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Martin Percy
    Interactive Director, Unit9
  • Tamara Birdsall
    Creative Director, Healthline Media
  • Amy Ongiri
    Jill Beck Director of Film Studies, Lawrence University in Appleton
  • James Sims
    Director of Communications, Center Theatre Group
  • Fabienne Roc
    Sr Writer/Producer, BET
  • Gunita Kulikovska
    Founder and CEO, Vividly
  • Nina Sers
    Managing Director, Imprint Projects
  • Jessica Somerhausen
    Impact Consultant
  • Jake Blok
    Founder, I Have a Wish
  • Marina Hassapopoulou
    Professor, NYU
  • Maya Kopytman
    C&G Partners LLC
  • Rosa Jiménez Cano
    Tech Editor at Large, Invertia
  • Stig Harder
    Founder & CEO, Academy of Fashion Arts and Sciences
  • Leah Frazier
    President, Think Three Media
  • Reshma Saujiani
    Founder, Girls Who Code
  • Kareem Rahma
    Co-Founder, Hyphen Media
  • Jamie Coomber
    Global Brand & Creative Director, MOO
  • Peter Bray
    CEO, Bray & Co
  • Kat Randel
    Managing Director, Council for Inclusive Capitalism
  • Philippe Santini
    Founder, 9/16
  • Jean-Robert Saintil
    Director, Saintil Communications
  • Sandra Schilling
    Senior Creative Director, Sandra Schilling
  • Richard Sancho
    Design Director, Medium
  • Maurice Cherry
    Principal, Creative Director, Lunch
  • Areg Safaryan
    ICEBERG INTERACTIVE LLC
  • Guyang Chen-Ware
    Creative Director, Futerra
  • Ruchika Tulshyan
    Founder & CEO, Candour
  • Matei Curtasu - Global Creative Director, Stefanini Infinit
    Matei Curtasu - Global Creative Director, Stefanini Infinit
  • Luis Camano
    Chief Creative Officer, Key Activations
  • Kek Toledo
    Creative Director / Screenwriter
  • Cherelle de Graaf
    Owner, Count Concepts
  • Steve Smorgon
    Director, Escor
  • Matt Clack
    Creative Lead, Brand Studio, Google
  • Kimberly Conger
    Design Director, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty
  • Levan Lepsveridze
    Chief Creative Officer, Leavingstone
  • Augusto Correia
    Associate Creative Director, TBWA\Raad
  • Mark Carolan
    Creative Director, Aspen Skiing Company
  • Burak Canpolat
    Art Director, Dec-85
  • Guillaume Buat-Ménard - Flipside
    Guillaume Buat-Ménard - Flipside
  • Daniela Vojta
    Executive Creative Director, BBDO NY
  • Reuben Brenner-Adams
    Interactive Developer, Smithsonian Science Education Center
  • Shanita Brackett
    Director of Visitor and Guest Services, Nat’l Museum of Af American History and Culture
  • Jeff Baron
    Loveboat
  • Arin Bhowmick
    Vice President and Chief Design Officer, IBM
  • Lisa Berenson
    Copywriter & Content Designer, Facebook
  • Alexis Madison
    Associate Director, Digital Strategy, Deutsch New York
  • Lisa Sugar
    Founder and President, PopSugar
  • Rich Tu
    VP of Digital Design MTV at ViacomCBS, MTV / ViacomCBS
  • Peter Yagecic
    Director of Technical Projects, Situation
  • Folker Wrage
    President, Leavingstone International
  • James Wong
    Head of Strategy, PHD Hong Kong
  • Arno Wolterman
    Design Director / Partner, IN10
  • Zhou Wen Jun
    Founder, Design Director, Architect
  • Andreas Wegner
    Co-Founder, Futur2 Studio
  • Michelle Gao
    Producer, Director of Photography, Arrow Factory Doc
  • Matt Townsend
    Strategy Director, AKQA
  • Anatoly Topol
    CEO, blackbelt_media
  • Bryce Thomason
    President, Digital VIbes
  • Vineet Vijayraj Thapar
    Executive Creative Director, Yugantar.Co
  • Victoria Stoyanova
    London host, CreativeMornings
  • Kim Baschet
    Digital Designer, Independent
  • Maria Asare-Boadi
    Senior Interactive Designer, Level Studios
  • Dennis de Grauw
    Product Manager, NLZIET
  • Lia Aran
    Experience and Creative Director, Service Design, Boston Scientific
  • Ricardo Alvarado
    Associative Creative Director, F.Biz
  • Cleo Bess
    Art Director, Dagger
  • Nic Allum
    Senior Vice President, Culture & Influence, The Projects
  • Rocio Frausto
    On Her Majestys Request
  • Erik Herrström
    Design Director, Studio Erik Herrström
  • Amy Ganderson
    Director of Digital Strategy, Colorectal Cancer Alliance
  • Roger Gehrmann
    Executive Creative Director, Pandora / SiriusXM / Stitcher
  • Corey Gutch
    Co-founder/Principal, Civilization
  • Pancho González
    Chief Creative Officer, Inbrax
  • Adam Griffith
    Managing Director, Luminary
  • Anna Gerber
    Creative Partner/ Co-Founder, Visual Editions/ Editions At Play
  • Bill Galloway
    Creative Director, other media
  • Gwynne Gauntlett
    Senior Digital Marketing and Fundraising Advisor, United Nations Development Programme
  • Lilian Galarraga
    SVP, Integrated Group Strategist, CDM NY
  • Simon Frantz
    Managing Editor, BBC Global News Limited
  • Mori Harano
    Creative Director / Founder, Mori Inc.
  • Maree Frakes
    Senior Program Manager, Roku
  • Antonio Fragoso
    Global Creative Lead, TikTok
  • Lisa Schneider
    Chief Growth Officer, Framework Homeownership
  • Jackson Tan
    Black Design Pte.
  • Ted Morgan
    Director, Delivery & Process, POWERSHiFTER
  • Bruno DI Celio
    Creative Art Director, Artplan
  • Selena Mooney
    Founder, SG Services Inc.
  • Mark Fretten
    Creative Director, Gumf Ltd.
  • Alexandre Meyer
    Freelance Cultural Strategist, Alleeez
  • Doreen Fleming
    Co-Founder, Director of Digital Strategy Sweet FireBrand & Founder, One Web Source
  • Zhaoyin Feng
    Correspondent, BBC
  • Marcus Foley
    Co-Founder, Tommy
  • Fabio Seidl
    Director, Global Creative Development, Facebook
  • Karl Wolfgang Epple
    Executive Creative Director, thjnk
  • Amy Enchelmeyer
    Media and Web Content Supervisor, Smithsonian
  • Brad Dunn
    The Field Museum
  • William Dollace
    Creative Director, Caroselling
  • Jason Dennie
    Head of Programmatic Operations, Hearst
  • Marty Martinez
    Global Executive Creative Director, Tank
  • Oscar de la Hera Gomez
    Founder, delasign
  • Lauren Maffeo
    Associate Principal Analyst, GetApp
  • Priscila de Sousa
    Group Copy Supervisor, McCann Health NY
  • Kumuda Rao
    Chief Marketing Officer, Halfful
  • Shefik Macauley
    Executive Producer and Host, Shefik presents Invocation
  • Miles Ludwig
    VP Digital Media, Sesame Workshop
  • Michael Lorenz
    Head of Creative Content, DMB Vienna GmbH
  • Peter Joziasse
    Shareholder, iYYU
  • Leo Leone
    Executive Creative Director
  • Sebastian Lehns
    Global Program Manager Digital, United Digital Group
  • Lino Ribolla
    Founder, Creative Director, The Digital Embassy
  • Herb Riede
    COO at Rabid Nerd, Executive Producer, Humanity Giveaway
  • José Antonio Rodríguez
    Mas Solís Expansive Artist / Audiovisual Producer, THE EMPIRE OF IMAGINATION STUDIOS
  • Xavier Rivera
    Senior Art Director, Duncan Channon
  • Nick Reid - Sr. Manager, Audience Development, ViacomCBS/Nickelodeon
    Nick Reid - Sr. Manager, Audience Development, ViacomCBS/Nickelodeon
  • Kadisha Phillips
    Growth Strategist, Carbon Clutch Inc.
  • Nathan Pitzel
    Director of Content & Production, BLVR
  • Thomas Scovell
    Director of Strategy, Byte
  • Diane Schulz
    Business Director – Global Key Accounts, SERVICEPLAN GROUP
  • Andy Naylor
    Merck Pte Ltd
  • Bekah Nutt
    Director of Digital, Level Forward
  • Jenny Nicholson
    Group Creative Director, McKinney
  • Thomas Knüwer
    Executive Creative Director, Kolle Rebbe
  • Mike Lear
    Executive Creative Director, The Americas, BCG BrightHouse
  • Katherine Miller
    Principal & Founder, Table 81
  • Kirill Karnovich-Valua
    Creative Director, RT Creative Lab
  • Hilary Joyner
    COO, hi5.agency