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Kwame Taylor-Hayford is a Co-Founder of Kin, a company using creativity, innovation and purpose to unleash business and culture as forces for good.

Prior to launching Kin, Kwame was Managing Director of Brand at Chobani where his team was named 2019 In-House Agency of the Year by Advertising Age. Earlier in his career, Kwame was a Partner at Sid Lee and led teams at Anomaly and Saatchi & Saatchi in New York. His work on global assignments for P&G, Chobani, Apple, Uniqlo, Spotify, Nike, Stella Artois, Budweiser, Captain Morgan, General Mills and JCPenney has garnered numerous awards from Cannes, D&AD, One Show, ADC, Andys, Clios, and EFFIE. 

Kwame is a founding member of the NYC Mayor’s Creative Council, an inductee into the American Advertising Federation’s 2019 Hall of Achievement. He is also a Co-Founder at SATURDAY MORNING, a not-for-profit organization that brings awareness to and shifts perceptions on racial bias and injustice.

Judging panel

Thomas Kolster

Mr. Goodvertising, author, speaker & critic

Jeffrey Whitford

Head of Global Corporate Responsibility and Life Science Branding

Chad Hickey

Founder & CEO

Lorey Zlotnick

Chief Marketing Officer
Team Rubicon

Andre Campbell

Partnership Lead
Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team

Reuben Turner

creative partner & founder
GOOD Agency

Dorinda Walker

Cultural Solutions Group

Sara Porritt

Senior Director of Integrated Media Planning

Clare Phillips

Director of Social Purpose