2016 Video Awards Categories Judging Committee

Committee Chair:

Begüm Susar, Consumer Engagement Services Manager
Nestlé Turkey, Istanbul, Turkey

16-IBA-WebApp-Chair-Begüm has a diverse background in both the financial services and food-and-beverage sectors. After 6 years in the banking industry with various responsibilities, she is now Consumer Engagement Services Manager at Nestlé Turkey.

In the early years of her career, she worked at creative, media planning, and PR agencies. Then, she moved to the marketing communications department of an international bank. She gained experience in credit cards marketing, digital banking marketing, customer management, and finally in the digital marketing and design department, where she worked as an Assistant Vice President. From 2005-2009, Begüm studied Economics at Yeditepe University in Istanbul. She also studied in the Netherlands for 6 months with the Erasmus Program.



Arshia Faridani Arshia Faridani, Founder & Director
Arithma + Corporate Communications, Tehran, Iran
Arshia heads up a boutique communications consultancy with operations in Iran and the UK, creating best-in-class annual reports and corporate communications assets for Iranian businesses. A former Silicon Valley software engineer, Arshia has UK degrees in computer systems engineering and electronics.

Nyma Khan Nyma Khan, Marketing & PR Consultant
Orange Marketing Solutions, Luton, Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
I set up my PR & marketing consultancy in 2014 following a career in Telemarketing and Sales. With senior management experience, I am well-versed throughout a variety of sectors. Recent projects have involved the diverse fields of fashion, education, Retail and property.I'm also a mother of 3 young children, who keep me on my toes.

 Steve King Steve King , Producer / Director
Corporate Media NZ, Auckland, New Zealand
Steve has over 30 years’ experience in the corporate communication and video production industry, producing and directing hundreds of corporate videos and television commercials all around the Pacific Rim. His work has garnered numerous local and international awards including 5 MCA-I Gold Reels, 4 Silver and 5 Bronze Telly Awards, 3 IBA Stevies and a NZ “48HR Film Challenge” Apee.

Sharon Lun Sharon Lun, Head of Corporate Communications
Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company Limited, Hong Kong, China
An experienced communications professional, Sharon possesses extensive in-house and agency experience in advertising, branding, corporate communications, crisis management, media relations, investor relations and public affairs. She led the rebranding of the HAECO Group and received international recognition. She holds a BA from Hong Kong Baptist University and MBA from The University of Iowa.

Rohj Mariano, Corporate Branding and Communications Specialist
Aboitiz Equity Ventures, Taguig, Philippines

 Jeremy McWilliams Jeremy McWilliams , Managing Director
Bang TV, London, United Kingdom
"After working as a creative director Jeremy moved over to production, working at @radical.media which twice won the Palme d’Or at Cannes for world’s best production company. He founded both the award-winning London production company Mustard and the international company Bang TV with offices in London, New York and LA. "

 Andrea Michaels Andrea Michaels , President
Extraordinary Events, Sherman Oaks, California, USA
"Winner of more than 41 Special Events magazine Gala Awards, Andrea Michaels has planned and produced events since 1973, growing her company, Extraordinary Events into a well-respected global agency. She has spent a lifetime elevating the quality, integrity, creativity and impact of the events industry and spearheading its international outreach. "

Masahisa Tsukada, CEO
Diplo Data Services Inc., Osaka, Japan

 David Tye David Tye , Head of Nationwide Creative Agency
Nationwide Building Society, Swindon, Wilts, United Kingdom
"In brief…I’m a brand and marketing communications professional with extensive experience working at a senior level in both client and agency environments across a number of industry sectors both in consumer and B2B markets. Currently I head up Nationwide’s Internal Creative Agency, which produces the vast majority of all Nationwide’s internal and external creative communications work including filmic content. "