Campaign US Agency of the Year will be celebrated at a virtual event on February 18. The event will celebrate independent and network agencies across creative, digital, media and PR doing relevant and meaningful work for clients.
“Each of these agencies demonstrates a commitment to their clients and their craft that sets the bar for the industry. Congratulations to all of our winners, who deserve to be celebrated for their hard work in a very difficult year,” said Campaign US Editor Alison Weissbrot.
Campaign US would like to thank our panel of brand marketer judges for evaluating these submissions, including our chair of jury Minjae Ormes, CMO of Visible, who was integral to the success of this year’s program.
3pm ET: Awards presentation
3:35pm ET: Judges' Roundtable
4:05pm ET: Event concludes
MEET the 2021 jury chair
MINJAE ORMES - CMO, VISIBLE
A 20-year veteran in digital media, technology, and entertainment, Minjae Ormes is the CMO of Visible (http://www.visible.com), named one of Fast Company’s most innovative companies in the world. As the first all digital wireless carrier in the U.S., Visible offers unlimited data, messages, and minutes powered by Verizon (now with 5G!), with the convenience and simplicity of a 24/7 digital customer care and eCommerce experience. In her role, Minjae leads all of the strategic marketing efforts, including Brand, Creative, Communications, Social, Member Engagement, eCommerce and Growth Marketing, Product Marketing, Research, and more.
Before joining Visible, Minjae led the global partner marketing and media teams at YouTube. Her scope included overseeing partnerships marketing activities and media activations for all of YouTube's subscription products. Most notably, Minjae led the launch of YouTube’s first ever top creator campaign globally, solidifying the platform as a top destination and the leader in content and streaming. Earlier in her career, Minjae’s expertise were instrumental in building successful new franchises and digital initiatives for a number of leading organizations including The Walt Disney Studios, National Geographic Channel, and Tribeca Film Institute.
Minjae earned her Bachelor of Science in Foreign Services from Georgetown University and Master of Arts in Cinema Studies from New York University. She has received multiple recognitions for her work and leadership, including Forbes World's Most Influential CMOs, Adweek Women Trailblazers, Forbes CMO Next, Business Insider CMO to Watch, Adweek Media Campaign of the Year Award, Shorty Awards Distinction, Cannes Lion Shortlist, People’s Voice Webby Award, and more.
Above all, and with a holistic approach to equity, inclusion, and engagement, Minjae is a steadfast champion for professional development and advancement of women, LGBTQ+ and BIPOC professionals.
MEET THE JURY
Chief Marketing Officer
Chief Marketing and Communications Officer
SVP, Marketing and Entertainment
Vice President, Brand Marketing and Creative
Vice President, Brand Marketing
Global Vice President, Creative, Media, Digital & Data
Head of Experiential Marketing
Executive Creative Director
VP, Global Marketing
Vice President, Brand Marketing
Director, Global Brand
Chief Digital and Marketing Officer
GLOBAL AGENCY OF THE YEAR AWARDS
In addition to the 7 Agency of The Year 'local' schemes (USA, UK/EMEA, Greater China, Japan & Korea, Australia & New Zealand, India, and South East Asia) the newest addition to the AOTY family is our Global AOTY awards. Running alongside our local schemes, the Globals now provide individual agencies with a chance to compete on a global stage. The Globals are open to agencies of any size, shape or flavour, from a single office, boutique, specialist agency anywhere in the world, to a full agency network. Our jury will be judging your entries on the world class quality of your achievements, not the scale of your enterprise.
For more information please visit our dedicated AOY Globals website. Discounted entry into the Globals is available for all entrants to our local schemes.