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.

Hassan S. Ali

Creative Marketing Director, Onion, Inc.

Anselmo Araujo

Vice President, Global Creative, Storyful - Newscorp

Ashleigh Axios

Former White House Creative Director and Digital Strategist

Scott Beale

Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Laugh Squid

Conor Brady

Chief Creative Officer, Critical Mass

Alexis Bronstorph

Executive Creative Director, TAXI

Susan Cain

Chief Revolutionary and Co-Founder, Quiet Revolution

Noel Cruz


Sonal Dabral

Group Chief Creative Officer & Vice Chairman, Ogilvy & Mather

Brian Fouhy

Creative Director/ Art Director, CP+B

Neil Gaiman




Timothy Goodman

Designer, Illustrator, and Art Director

Angela Hill

CEO & CCO, Incitrio

Nancy Jeng

Product Marketing Manager, Pinterest

Dina Kaplan

Founder, The Path; Co-Founder,

Seth Kelly

Creative Director, Reprise

Mike Krieger

Co-Founder, Instagram

Golriz Lucina

Senior Vice President of Content and Creative, SoulPancake

Eduardo Marques

Chief Creative Officer, Publicis Spain/Publicis Emil/Wysiwyg/Nurun

Gus Marulanda

Associate Creative Director, Verizon

Bipasha Mookherjee

Associate Creative Director/Copy, McCann New York

Jonathan Nafarrete

Social Media Strategist and Photographer

Tom Parker

Chief Creative Officer, Edelman

Lucas Peon

Executive Creative Director, J. Walter Thompson London

Melanie Perkins

CEO and Co-Founder, Canva

Emma Pueyo

Freelance Creative Director

Luís Silva Dias

CEO, FCB International

Sergio Spaccavento

Executive Creative Director, Conversion

Cory Staudacher


Nickie Thongton

Senior Art Director, McCann New York

Charlie Todd

Founder, Improv Everywhere

Valerie Vargas

SVP – Advertising, Creative Services & HelloLab, AT&T

Taras Wayner

EVP Chief Creative Officer US, R/GA Media Group

Natasha Wescoat

Artist & Founder, Art Career Academy

Tynesha Williams

Creative Director, Cashmere Agency

Dan Wright

Executive Creative Director, Colenso BBDO

Jenna Young

Executive Creative Director, Weber Shandwick