Academy Member Directory

The Academy is comprised of luminaries from advertising, media, entertainment and technology. Members are grouped into juries based on their individual areas of expertise. The Marketing & CMO juries are responsible for judging the Shorty Awards for brands & organizations.

Ashleigh Axios

Former White House Creative Director and Digital Strategist

Scott Beale

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Laugh Squid

Susan Cain

Chief Revolutionary and Co-Founder, Quiet Revolution

Noel Cruz

Artist

Tina Roth Eisenberg

Founder, Swissmiss, CreativeMornings, TeuxDeux and Tattly

Neil Gaiman

Author

OK Go

Musicians

Timothy Goodman

Designer, Illustrator, and Art Director

Dina Kaplan

Founder, The Path; Co-Founder, blip.tv

Mike Krieger

Co-Founder, Instagram

Golriz Lucina

Chief Creative Officer, SoulPancake

Jonathan Nafarrete

Social Media Strategist and Photographer

Melanie Perkins

CEO and Co-Founder, Canva

Emma Pueyo

Freelance Creative Director

Cory Staudacher

Photographer

Charlie Todd

Founder, Improv Everywhere

Natasha Wescoat

Artist & Founder, Art Career Academy