Dissara Udomdej, Chief Creative Officer, Founder Yell Bangkok Thailand

2024 AME Grand Jury Spotlight: Dissara Udomdej, Chief Creative Officer, Founder Yell Bangkok Thailand

New York, New York | March 12, 2024

AME's Grand Jury Spotlight Interviews celebrate the exceptional minds shaping the landscape of advertising and marketing communications. Our esteemed panel for 2024 includes visionary leaders renowned for creating influential, results-oriented campaigns for leading brands worldwide.This diverse jury coming from top-tier agencies around the globe represent some of the most recognized creative and strategic trailblazers in the industry. Their dedication to driving impactful, innovative work not only sets the standard for excellence but also inspires future generations of marketers and advertisers.

2024 Grand Jury member Dissara Udomdej  is Chief Creative Officer and the Founder of Yell Advertising in Bangkok Thailand. He brings 20 years of industry experience to the AME jury panel. Dissara has led Yell Advertising for 13 years, growing it to be one of the hottest Thai advertising companies, according to Campaign Brief Asia. In addition, he expanded the agency's network to ASEAN under the name Yell International, which is based in Singapore and works on a regional scale.

In the interview below Dissara shares his perspective on media marketing, the use of AI and data analytics, the attributes of award-winning work that stand out and much more.

AME Awards: Why are effectiveness competitions like the AME Awards important?

Dissara Udomdej: What measures can make it better? That is why we should celebrate effectiveness competitions!

AME Awards: As a creative strategist, what stand-out attributes do you recognize in award-winning creative effective advertising?

Dissara Udomdej: In my opinion, the award-winning campaign should be pragmatic first and foremost. It is not only about ideals. However, successful advertising needs to demonstrate to the jury its efficacy in the real world. The second regards the integration of media, ideas, and technology in terms of the importance they hold. Nowadays, the advertising industry requires greater comprehension from creatives, strategists, and all other stakeholders.

AME Awards: How has the use of data analytics and artificial intelligence impacted the effectiveness of advertising campaigns?

Dissara Udomdej: I believe that AI and data analytics will be fundamental to the success of advertising campaigns. This is because every campaign should start with data, and AI will help us execute all things faster and in a variety of ways.

AME Awards: How has media marketing changed the way brands engage with consumers? Are there standout brands who are excelling at skillfully reaching consumers in their own personal lane of interest?

Dissara Udomdej:The arrival of AI will improve media efficiency. In the past, you collected data for personalized advertisements. You cannot modify advertisements as quickly as AI can. It is more dynamic, and AI will do greater amounts of analysis and generate personalized ads for convincing people.