Jury

Kalpesh Patankar
Regional Executive Creative Director
Y&R Dubai

DUBAI // Kalpesh Patankar joined Saatchi & Saatchi Mumbai in June 2000 and within a short span was ranked No.1 creative in India by Campaign Brief Asia. After spending a few years in Malaysia and Singapore with McCann and Ogilvy, he moved to the Middle East and has been instrumental in turning the creative spotlight in the region and helping Y&R Dubai to be most awarded MENA agency.

Today at Y&R he heads the creative department and is a member of Y&R’s Global Creative Board. From Harvey Nichols and Land Rover to Coca-Cola, Kalpesh’s work has been honored at numerous award shows. Kal has served on the jury at the D&AD, Cannes Lions, ADC, The Clio’s, NYF, The One Show Screen Awards, The Loeries, Cristal and Adfest.