global chief executive officer

Steven Moy is a hands-on agency CEO who lives by the philosophy “Speed is the New Black.” He has a strong track record of creating high performing teams with new service offerings and strategic acquisition of capabilities. For decades, Steven has worked on large-scale digital transformation initiatives for global brands including McDonald’s, Marvel, Clarins, New Balance and Coach.  
Since joining Barbarian as CEO in 2019, Steven has reshaped the agency from top to bottom: Barbarian’s first global office, 9 new clients and 4 new business practices including Consulting and an industry-first alliance with sports media personality Jay Williams.  Prior to Barbarian, Steven served as R/GA’s US CTO, Isobar UK’s CEO and SapientNitro’s Regional Managing Director. 
Steven is an accomplished speaker at international conferences and bespoke client events (i.e., WebSummit and The Drum Can-Do Festival), where he advises leaders on what’s immediately possible and most valuable in their digital journey.

Judging panel

Katy Howell

chief executive officer
immediate future

Steven Moy

global chief executive officer

Sinead Gray

joint managing director

Timothy Armoo

chief executive officer

Jenny Sprackling

senior digital marketing manager
Ordnance Survey

Beth Carroll

head of social
iris Worldwide

Christina Ahmed

paid media performance director
Greenlight Digital

Kristin Maverick

vice president, social & influencer marketing

Rachel Clay

head of social media & influencer marketing
Matter Of Form

Shawn Tan

head of search & social
M&C Saatchi Performance

David Wilding Chair of the judges

director of planning
Twitter UK

James Whatley

strategy partner
Digitas UK

Ishbel Macleod

marketing manager
We Are Hydrogen

James Gregson

director, head of social studio
LEGO Group

Matt Navarra

social media consultant
Matt Navarra Media Ltd

Jinal Shah

vice president of marketing

Laura Hopes

global social media lead
Jaguar Land Rover

Jack Koch

global head of marketing sciences

David Parkinson

chief executive officer & co-founder
Brave & Heart

Gianluca Toccafondi

global integrated media manager
IKEA Group

James Kirkham

chief business officer
Defected Records

Victoria Taylor

senior editor, community
Linkedin News

Neil Harrison

head of media
Royal Mail

Chaseedaw Giles

social media editor
Kaiser Health News

Will Harvey

digital innovation manager, GB & IOI

Yuval Ben-Itzhak

chief executive officer

Lisa Hale

head of social media

Kineta Kelsall

global social media training director

Ellen Stewart

social content lead
Condé Nast