Juries of the International Advertising Awards

2017

Rolando Cordova

Creative Director
McCann
USA

Rolando Cordova has spent the last 10 years living around the globe, working for the most respected advertising agencies in South America, Asia, Europe and USA. Originally from Lima-Peru, Rolando and together with his partner Gian Carlo, they are considered the most international Peruvian creatives. He currently works as a Creative Director at McCann Worldgroup in New York and is co-founder of his creative collective based in Lima (Lanfranco & Cordova). Before landing in New York, Rolando spent two years in Paris working at the French hot shop Fred & Farid, creating award winning global work for the iconic brand Orangina. Prior to his Parisian experience he spent five years in Amsterdam working for Wieden+Kennedy and BSUR, where he worked on the global MINI/BMW and Coca Cola business. There he was responsible for the multi-awarded launch of the MINI Countryman, the MINI Rocketman and the MINI Coupe. Before Amsterdam, Rolando spent two years at Saatchi & Saatchi Singapore, helping the agency become "Agency of the year" two years in a row. Rolando started his career in Saatchi & Saatchi Peru where he won the first ever Future Lions in Cannes. During the years, his work for major brands like Mini/Bmw, Guinness and Orangina has been recognized at all the major advertising festivals, including: The One Show, Cannes Lions, Clio Awards, Art Directors Club, London International Awards, Eurobest, Epica Awards, Young Guns, New York Festivals and Ojo de Iberoamerica. Rolando served as a juror and speaker at Festival El Dorado and Ojo de Iberoamerica. He also recently published his first book “Por si alguien te dice que No”, a manual to help up-and-coming professionals, with little resources, to never give up their dreams.