FARIS YAKOB

Founder, Strategy and Innovation Consultant @ Genius Steals

Faris began his career as a strategy consultant for digital businesses during the first dot com explosion. He moved into the agency world, eventually joining Naked Communications as their 20th employee. Faris worked for Naked in London, Sydney and New York, during their heyday, as a communication strategist and later as global head of digital.

Faris went on to be EVP Chief Technology Strategist at McCann Erickson NYC, tasked with ushering in their digital transformation, which led to them wining their first ever Cyber Lion at Cannes. Subsequently he was appointed Chief Innovation Officer of MDC Partners, a network of best in breed agencies, including CPB, Anomaly, 72 & Sunny and kbs+.

Deployed within kbs+, he established a social team and developed the social products and services, helped start the content team, and co-founded creative technology boutique Spies&Assassins.

Faris was a founding member of the IPA Social Committee, is on the global advisory board of Social Media Week, and has judged numerous award shows, including the social category for the Effies. He helped the London International Awards to create and define the NEW category to reflect and highlight innovation in the industry. He has been blogging and involved in the ongoing discussions around social in the industry for almost a decade.

He has written about social media and marketing for Campaign, Fast Company, Forbes, Contagious, Canvas8 and Age of Conversation books. He has spoken on social, digital and innovative marketing all over the world and his thesis on the future of brands won the inaugural IPA President’s Prize.

Talks


DİĞER KONUŞMACILAR

GADI AMIT
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GADI AMIT

NewDealDesign

LUCIE GREENE
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LUCIE GREENE

Wunderman Thompson

EVGENY MOROZOV
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EVGENY MOROZOV

"THE NET DELUSION" and "TO SAVE EVERYTHING"

SEVAL OZ
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SEVAL OZ

Aurima.ai

ERIC REISS
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ERIC REISS

The FatDUX Group

FARIS YAKOB
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FARIS YAKOB

Genius Steals

CHRIS ROBERTS
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CHRIS ROBERTS

HHS and CybAer

DENİZ GÜVEN
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DENİZ GÜVEN

Virtual Bank by Standard Chartered

CHAKIB LABIDI
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CHAKIB LABIDI

UX Playground, Adobe XDI

RICCARDO SCOTTI DI UCCIO
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RICCARDO SCOTTI DI UCCIO

Facebook

ROSIE YAKOB
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ROSIE YAKOB

Genius Steals

METİN CHERASİ
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METİN CHERASİ

Arçelik

ABDİ SERDAR ÜSTÜNSALİH
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ABDİ SERDAR ÜSTÜNSALİH

VakıfBank

BURAK ARIKAN
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BURAK ARIKAN

Patara Labs

ENGİN ERDOĞAN
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ENGİN ERDOĞAN

Patara Labs

ARNAUD CASTAIGNET
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ARNAUD CASTAIGNET

Republic of Estonia’s e-Residency Programme

UĞUR HALATOĞLU
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UĞUR HALATOĞLU

Arçelik Innovation

EMRE FADILLIOĞLU
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EMRE FADILLIOĞLU

App Samurai

DANTE IŞIL ÖZKAN
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DANTE IŞIL ÖZKAN

OktoPeople

EMRE SAVAŞ
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EMRE SAVAŞ

Reachpeople

SERDAR KUZULOGLU
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SERDAR KUZULOGLU

Master of Ceremony

ESEN BULUT
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ESEN BULUT

RIMUUT

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