Creative Director of One JAPAN Hackathon named

Digital creative director of McCann Worldgroup and founder and leader of McCANN MILLENNIALS, the innovation project run by Millennial employees of McCann Worldgroup Japan, Shun Matsuzsaka has been named creative director of the One JAPAN Hackathon.

In his role of judge at the One JAPAN Hackathon, Shun will also be leading the creative direction, development, and global PR of the winning works including the best work in partnership with various Asia-Pacific offices of McCann Worldgroup to support their global roll-out. 

Shun joined McCann Tokyo in 2008. After seven years in the media division, he joined the Creative Centre. In July 2017, he was appointed Digital Creative Director of McCann Kuala Lumpur. He founded McCANN MILLENNIALS, a new innovative project led by members of the agency’s millennial generation or those born between 1980 and 2000 in 2015. As the founder leader of McCANN MILLENNIALS, he is expanding his activities in Asia Pacific. He is one of Ex-co members of One JAPAN, in charge of global creative.

The One JAPAN Hackathon is an event where passionate employees from different companies of all scales come together to develop innovative prototypes in a limited period of time. 

Its aim is to nurture collaboration amongst members from different backgrounds. Participants of the 1st One JAPAN Hackathon will be mainly members from Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. and is scheduled to expand to members of other companies in the future. 


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The APPIES is an annual event that presents a rare opportunity for creative, media, digital and marketing agencies or brands to present their best campaigns to the industry.

This is the only event where Live Presentations meets Live Judging.

Similar to TED Talks, The APPIES is the chance for great presenters with outstanding work to show it off to some of the industry’s most important industry leaders.

This year’s winners will receive Gold, Silver or Bronze trophies for 21 categories, and 6 special Best of Best categories (red trophies) that require no submissions!

Campaign entries must have run between June 2023 to May 2024

Submissions Deadline
30th June 2024

APPIES Festival – Judging & Presentations
11th – 12th July 2024 (Malaysia)


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