YDA JURY 2020: Denis Lapshinov
Executive Creative Director & Founding Partner
In 2011 Denis left to co-found SLAVA. Since then the company has grown from 5 to 50+ people, and taken on such brands as Google, Lego, Renault, Avito, Lamoda, Ferrero Rocher and many more.
In 2018 SLAVA became the most effective independent agency in Russia according to the Effie effectiveness index.
Denis has served on the jury for Art Directors club Russia, Red Jolbors, Wow Awards and 3 years in a row for Effie Russia. He has given talks, lectures & curated work at the Strelka institute, Wordshop Academy, MADS, British Higher School of Arts & Design and the Moscow Cinema school to name a few.
Denis has won numerous awards at Cannes Lions, Eurobest, Golden Drum, Effie & Red Apple among others.