Chief Creative Officer
Knotch

Aron Tzimas is the Chief Creative Officer of Knotch, the leading, independent provider of real-time intelligence for marketers. Founded in 2013, Knotch has been recognized as one of the most innovative marketing technologies in the world, as it seeks to change the way global brands engage and understand their audiences. Amongst Knotch's clients are GE, JP Morgan Chase, Ebay, Prudential and HPE. A regular thought leadership contributor to the trade media and industry at-large, Aron has been named as the winner of The Young Glory award among others. Aron is also the Co-Founder and the creative mastermind behind the worldwide acclaimed bakery Supermoon Bakehouse and Mr Holmes Bakehouse which popularized the worldwide phenomenon hybrid pastry known as the ‘Cruffin’ (Croissant Muffin) with locations in New York, San Francisco, LA and Seoul.

Prior to his design endeavors in the United States, Aron started and launched Gram Magazine in Australia before starting his career in the agency world.
 

Judging panel

Tom Stein

Chairman and Chief Client Officer
Stein IAS

Cynthia Scheid

Senior Copywriter
Stein IAS

Aron Tzima

Chief Creative Officer
Knotch

George Hammer

Chief Content Officer
IBM

Gary Slack

Founder
Slack and Company

Nicole Kaplan

SVP, Group Director
Momentum Worldwide

Lynn Bader

Director, North America Agency Relations
LinkedIn

Marc Brownstein

President & CEO
Brownstein Group

Carmel Coscia

VP, Enterprise Marketing, Demand Generation + Enablement
Samsung

Jeff Cruz

EVP, Chief Creative Officer, MRM//McCann Detroit
MRM//McCann

Aaron DaSilva

EVP, EXECUTIVE CREATIVE DIRECTOR
PJA Advertising

Chris Duffey

Sr. Strategic Business Development Manager, Creative Agencies, Creative Cloud Enterprise 
Adobe

John Long

Group Creative Director
Ogilvy

Peter Powell

Group Creative Director
McCann New York

Chris Steenstra

Chief Administrative Officer
Mower

Anne Swan

Executive Creative Director
Siegel+Gale