Young Ones Student Awards
The Young Ones competition is one of the most acclaimed advertising, interactive and design student competitions. It has a tradition of excellence dating back to 1986.
2021 Young Ones Jury
Global Associate Creative Director/Writer, Creative X
Soham was born in Calcutta, raised in Bombay, India. Growing up, he was a professional Voice Over artist, lending his voice for Indian regional version of series and films such as Harry Potter, Stuart Little, Sixth Sense, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, Boy Meets World, Night-Rider, Star Wars, Pokémon, and some questionable Japanese Anime. He is an alumnus of Miami Ad School, where he was declared as the most awarded advertising student in the world and Global Top Dog with over 120 national and international student awards to his name. Soham has worked in India, Miami, NYC and currently is a Global Associate Creative Director/Writer at WhatsApp - Creative X at Facebook. He also worked with Human Rights Foundation as a Creative Director to conceptualize and kick-off the project Flash Drives for Freedom, which aims to end Kim Jong Un's regime by smuggling flash-drives inside North Korea, filled with relevant content. Soham has won top honors at The One Show, Art Director’s Club, The Clios, including a Grand Clio, Cannes Lions, Cannes Lions Health, D&AD, D&AD Impact, New York Festivals, ADC Young Guns, Andy Awards, Webby Awards, LIA, Facebook Global Awards, Epica, Communication Arts etc. His work has been featured in top publications across the world and was even a part of Tate Curated Exhibition at London Design Museum. He has served as a jury at The One Show, ADC, The Clio Awards, One Club Young Ones, 3% Next Creative Leaders, Executive Jury at One Club International Bootcamp, Cannes Young Lions, AdStars (South Korea), Executive Jury at Webby Awards, Creativity, PHNX Tribute Awards, Summit International and New York Festivals. He is currently a faculty at Miami Ad School NY and was a guest faculty/speaker at Miami Ad School (SF, Mumbai, Miami, Dominican Republic), Portfolio Center, Atlanta, and Chicago Portfolio School. Soham has been named as one of the 30 under 30 most creative people in advertising by Business Insider twice and was recently a creative honoree at Adcolor.