2024 Creative LIAisons Coaches

Joji Jacob

Regional Chief Creative Officer SEA & NA

Joji Jacob is the Regional Chief Creative Officer of Havas South East Asia and North Asia. He is also the Creative Parter and Cofounder at BLKJ Havas Singapore. The agency counts amongst its clients some of the biggest brands in the country: Great Eastern, The Republic of Singapore Air Force, the Economic Development Board of Singapore, and the Ministry of Communications. The 60-strong agency was declared Creative Agency of the Year at both the Singapore Creative Circle Awards and the Hall of Fame Awards in 2018. 
Before founding BLKJ, Joji was the Group Executive Creative Director of DDB and oversaw an integrated creative department of 140 creative directors, copywriters, art directors, digital designers, and technologists. Under his watch, DDB Group Singapore became the most awarded Singaporean agency at almost every award show including Cannes. DDB Group was also Agency of the Year at the Marketing Awards, the Singapore Hall of Fame Awards and by Campaign Magazine.
Joji himself has been named Singapore’s Most Influential Creative Director by the Institute of Advertising Singapore and South East Asia’s Creative Person of the Year by Campaign two years in a row. Joji has judged D&AD, Clios, AdFest, Spikes, and was the Chair of the Creative Circle Awards. He was also the Cannes Jury President for Print and Publishing in 2016. And has been appointed President for the One Show Radio and Audio 2024.