David Blecken

Features Editor

David has been with Media for two-and-a half years. He was promoted to features editor at the start of 2010. Having previously lived and worked in Tokyo, David speaks Japanese, German and Italian. He is based in Hong Kong.

Feb 26, 2016

'Leadership must tackle unconscious bias': Lindsay ...

At the Media360Summit in Hong Kong, Maxus’ global CEO suggested that people are failing to update their leadership style

Oct 13, 2015

How Nissan revs up its content-creation engine

Passing the "so what?" test: Lessons from the Japan-based auto maker's big-budget, in-house content-creation center

Sep 10, 2015

Marketers: Retain a sense of fear and learn to ...

We are often inclined to think that the best creative people should be bold or even fearless, but that is probably misguided, panelists in a session hosted by Campaign Asia-Pacific said

Jul 27, 2015

The woman charged with taking Hakuhodo to the world

Ayami Nakao, recently appointed as a Hakuhodo corporate officer (the first time a woman has taken such a role at Japan’s oldest advertising agency), speaks about raising the agency's stature internationally

Jun 18, 2015

Cannes 2015: View from Asia

While campaigns brought to life through emerging technologies are becoming more prevalent in the region, those that embrace simplicity continue to resonate best

Mar 23, 2015

Graham Kelly to serve up inspiration as Bates CHI & ...

Graham Kelly, the former regional ECD of Isobar, is to join Bates CHI & Partners for a period of six months as what the agency terms a ‘guest chef’