Rei Inamoto

Rei Inamoto Is Starting His Own Business 2 Weeks After Leaving AKQA

Less than two weeks after former AKQA worldwide chief creative officer Rei Inamoto and New York general manager Rem Reynolds parted ways with the agency, the two announced they're getting back into business together.

These Young Creatives Were Named ‘Future Lions’ at Cannes. Where Are They Now?

The Future Lions program, run by digital agency AKQA in conjunction with the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, asks advertising students to tackle a simple but challenging brief: come […]

5 Agency Leaders on Which Industry Changes Keep Them Up at Night

As 2014 winds down, Adweek asked advertising and media leaders about what's been top of mind for them this year. Across marketing disciplines, there are nuances among their concerns but what they all share is the urgency to adapt to changes in technology, consumers and the larger world. Here are their thoughts:

3 Secrets to Being the Next Great Creative at Cannes

CANNES, France—Faced with a deluge of diverse ideas from aspiring creatives, Rei Inamoto had an enjoyable but incredibly daunting task: select the world's best student work to be honored at Cannes.

What Paul Venables Learned from Maya Angelou

Being a creative leader means taking a bullet for an underling and identifying other leaders. Rarely does the job involve actually making ads, but it’s healthy to do a bit of that too.

AKQA Opens Two New U.S. Offices

Newly-minted WPP agency AKQA has opened two new offices in the U.S. to support current accounts in those markets, the agency announced Monday.

AKQA Names Second ECD

AKQA, Adweek's 2011 Digital Agency of the Year, has promoted Pierre Lipton to executive creative director, the agency announced Monday.

Social Content Tops Webby Ad Nominations

As the industry navel gazing and back patting that marks 2011’s advertising awards season approaches full force, the digital zeitgeist appears to increasingly favor creative work that blurs the line between entertainment and marketing.