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Jo Jackson


Jo is the first female CEO of the globally renowned organisation D&AD, a multi-disciplined creative with twenty years of experience building relevant, award-winning brands.

She has helped some of the world’s most loved brands to create innovative strategies and campaigns to engage and connect with today’s consumers. As Chief Creative Officer at MADE.COM, and Diesel Jo specialised in building in-house creative teams and growing innovative agency Protein internationally. Her clients have included Nike, Adidas, Burberry, Microsoft, Red Bull, Pepsico, Gap, Bestseller, Bacardi Global Brands and Diageo.

Jo began her career winning Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2004 as co-founder of Beyond the Valley, where her passion for supporting emerging creative talent began. Today she brings that passion full circle back to D&AD, championing its young talent programs, SHIFT and the New Blood Awards.

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