Mr. Lee Parkinson Managing Partner, New Dialogue, New Zealand1 Talk
Lee Parkinson moved into the marketing communications industry over ten years ago, after spending time in the British Army and the corporate world. In 1997, he was appointed CEO of Hyperactive, one of New Zealand's first interactive agencies. Three years later, he joined the Clemenger BBDO Group. In 2004, Lee... read morefounded TOUCH/CAST NEXT where he was Creative Director. In December 2008 he joined the Ikon Communications Group where he is Managing Partner. He is also establishing New Dialogue, an Ikon Group company. Originally a planner, with a creative background in direct and interactive marketing, Lee has become an advocate and practitioner of format-neutral solutions, strategically grounded, insight led ideas that create culture, build brands and create value. Lee’s work has been recognized at international and local shows including the Future Marketing Awards, John Caples International Awards, ECHO Awards, Cannes Lions, CAANZ Media Awards and the Direct and Interactive Marketing Awards. He has also been a judge at the Cannes Cyber Lions, Young Lions, Caples, Adfest, RSVPs and CAANZ Media Awards.