- Executive Creative Director Blackpencil Manila
- Executive Jury - Philippines
Kat Gomez-Limchoc is the Executive Creative Director of Blackpencil Manila of the Leo Burnett Group Manila. She has been instrumental in the digital transformation of the agency, and in its exponential business growth. She has led the team to consistently win awards for different brands and projects, earning recognition in the major shows in the Philippines, from the Kidlat Awards, Tambuli Awards, Boomerangs, Adobo Design, Youtube Ad Awards to name a few, as well as in One Show, Spikes, Ad Stars, APAC Effies, New York Festival and Cannes Lions. She is most proud of creating a happy culture of collaboration, with a team inspired to do good and purposeful work. She has been Vice President and Competitions Director of the 4A’s Creative Guild, has published three books, created social enterprises, been a fashion magazine editor and a travel writer, and is now a backyard vegetable and coffee farmer, all while still enjoying her advertising duties. At the time of writing this short bio, she is taking up a course on Sustainable Business Strategy from Harvard.