founder & ceo
Fake Love

Josh Horowitz is founder and CEO of Fake Love, an award winning experiential design agency founded in 2010 and acquired byThe New York Times Company in 2016. Since its inception, Fake Love has been at the forefront of innovation and is focused on creating inspiring and authentic moments using spatial and environment design, immersive technology and thoughtful brand touchpoints.

At Fake Love, Josh has led global campaigns for clients including: Procter & Gamble, Google, The Coca-Cola Company, Microsoft, American Express, Samsung Electronics, Hermés, Nordstrom, Lexus, Marc Jacobs, Nike and more.

Josh is an industry leader who has spoken at numerous conferences such as: Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Experiential Marketing Conference, Event Marketing Summit and The Future of Storytelling. He has been featured in Communication Arts, Creativity, Wired, Fast Company and PSFK. He has also been awarded 7 Cannes Lions, including a Cannes Lion Grand Prix, and the Golden Pencil One Show award.

After completing his masters at NYU, where Josh focused on interactive installations and adaptive environments, he spent years traveling and collaborating with artists and performing alongside notable musicians. 
 

Judging panel

Amber Wing

senior art director
MRM//McCann

Amy Carvajal

executive creative director
Wunderman Thompson New York

Anthony Reeves

chief creative officer
Wunderman

Chris Duffey

strategic development manager
Adobe

Dominic Al-Samarraie

Group Creative Director
Wunderman Thompson New York

Douglas Brundage

vp of strategy & executive creative director
Team Epiphany

EJ McNulty

executive creative director
Wunderman

Erick Stossel

associate creative director
MRM//McCann

Fitz Maro

Creative Technology Lead
Pinterest

Jason Marks

executive creative director
POSSIBLE

Josh Horowitz

founder & ceo
Fake Love

Kyle O'Brien

Creative Works Editor
The Drum

Lizzie Wilson

associate creative director
McCann New York

Matt Creamer

group creative director
FORSMAN & BODENFORS

Matt Ross

Head of YouTube Creative
YouTube

Mark Fallows

founder
Fabrica Collective

Pete Johnson

executive creative director
Deutsch NY

Reuben Webb

chief creative officer 
Stein IAS

Roberto Danino

creative director
BBDO NY

Roxanne White

Creative Director
OLIVER Agency

Sandi Harari

evp creative director
Barker

Tyler Deangelo

executive creative director
StrawberryFrog

Valerie Carlson

executive creative director
POSSIBLE

Vinesh Gayadin

Art Director
Ueno