Meet the Jury

Our jury panel is comprised of an international pool of creative industry professionals from art and creative directors, curators, publishers and other influential luminaries.

Stephen Brett

500 Designs and Design Force / Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder

Stephen Brett Creative Communication (C2A) juror

With more than 20 years of experience, Stephen Brett has made a name as the go-to guy for digital strategy and online business development. As the co-founder of the award-winning design agency 500 Designs and sister company, Design Force, he has led strategy and design projects for Google, Cisco, 3M, Tik-Tok, HubSpot, Fresh Del Monte, KBS, Cantor Fitzgerald, and over 150 start-ups. Specializing as a business designer, he has innovated new business models interweaved with a sticky user experience to create compelling applications enjoyed by millions of people worldwide.

Stephen Brett led 500 Designs to be one of the fastest growing companies in the United States, ranking 426th on the Inc. 5000 list overall and 33rd in the Advertising & Marketing category.

Throughout his career, he has acquired a broad knowledge of business strategy and is vastly experienced in leading teams to success. As CEO of 500 Designs, he leads a 120+ person team across strategy, design, engineering, operations, sales, and marketing.