Maryam Akhunova

  • Chief Creative Officer, Wunderman Thompson Moscow
  • Executive Jury - Russia

Maryam is a well-known Russian advertising expert with more than 12 years of experience. She also has judged such festivals as The Webby Awards, FWA, ADCE and was the chairman of the ADCR (local ADC festival). She wrote & published a book about moms in advertising, to support working moms all over the world who deal with guilt and depression because they can't devote as much time to their children as they want to. Sold last slides of the presentations as a new medium. Created a first dynamic sticker pack that lets you adopt pets right from the telegram. Helped dozens of people get a paid day-off to watch all the tv shows they missed. Helped 1300 families partly pay back their debts & mortgages by converting their moves & activity into real money. Made a trailer of a non-existing movie and produced a real board game based on a real movie. Created a mobile game for kids based on a cartoon that got more than a million downloads without a single promotion.

Maryam Akhunova