Global Creative Director, Wunderman Thompson
Head Judge – Concept/Copywriting
Jo Wallace is a dynamic creative leader with over 20 years’ experience and an ambition to affect positive change through ideas that achieve real impact in the real world. This vision has seen her deliver disruptive campaigns for global and local brands, curate provocative exhibitions, create popular events on the edges of advertising, and pick up a plethora of creative awards - including a recent gold British Arrow and gold Cannes Lion.
Alongside multiple awards for her work, Wallace has proudly collected various accolades including Campaign & Creative Equals ‘30 Creative Trailblazers’, The Dots ‘100 Trailblazers’, Young Creative Council’s ‘Badass Gal’, Pitch Magazine’s ‘Superwoman’. She's made the 40 Over Forty list, and been named one of Yahoo HERoes ‘Top 100 Role Model Women Executives’.
Outside of the day job Wallace is the founder and host of the popular, non-profit event, Good Girls Eat Dinner. The mission is simple: to provide visible, kick-ass, female role-models across the creative industries and beyond. It has over 7,000 Instagram followers.
Feedback suggests it’s the best dinner party you’ll ever go to.