27TH ANNUAL WEBBYS: CALL FOR ENTRIES OPEN ENTER NOW
Honoring the Best
of the Internet

About The Webby Awards

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Judges

The Webby Awards is judged by the International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences (or IADAS, as we affectionately call it).

The International Academy of Digital Arts & Sciences was founded in 1998 to help drive the creative, technical, and professional progress of the Internet and evolving forms of interactive media.

In the model of the film, television, and the recording industries, the purposes of The Academy are:

  • To recognize and acknowledge excellence in interactive content across emerging technologies.
  • To connect a diverse group of luminaries to facilitate growth and development in the digital arts and sciences.
  • To educate industry professionals and the public-at-large about what is relevant, making technology accessible and integrating it into the general culture.

You can find a complete list of IADAS members at www.iadas.net

The 26th Annual Webby Awards received 13,500 entries from 70 countries and all 50 states and generated over 9 billion media impressions worldwide.

Associate Academy members are former Webby winners and nominees and other invited industry professionals who are leaders in their peer groups because of their creative and technical accomplishments. Associate members are invited to take part in Round 1 Judging, the initial phase of the Webby evaluation process.

The Executive Academy is comprised of industry luminaries such as:

  • Matthew Ball, CEO, EpyllionCo
  • Takashi Murakami, Artist
  • Anil Dash & Kevin McCoy, Inventors of the NFT
  • Michele Lawrence Jawando, Senior Vice President of Programs, Omidyar Network
  • Tan France, Fashion Designer, Television Personality & Author
  • Roxane Gay, Host, The Roxane Gay Agenda
  • Joanna Popper, Chief Metaverse Officer, Creative Artists Agency
  • Colleen DeCourcy, Chief Creative Officer – Snap
  • Maya Watson, Head of Global Marketing – Clubhouse.

Members also include writers and editors from publications such as The New York TimesWiredDetailsFast CompanyElleThe Los Angeles TimesVibe, and WallPaper

 

27th Annual Webby Awards

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Executive Judges

Takeshi Murakami, Artist and NFT Pioneer
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Takeshi Murakami, Artist and NFT Pioneer

DeRay McKesson, Activist and Pod Save the People host  
2/17

DeRay McKesson, Activist and Pod Save the People host  

Tan France, Fashion designer, Television Personality, and Author
3/17

Tan France, Fashion designer, Television Personality, and Author

Patrick Starrr, Social Media Personality and Entrepreneur
4/17

Patrick Starrr, Social Media Personality and Entrepreneur

Roxane Gay, Author and Podcaster
5/17

Roxane Gay, Author and Podcaster

Artist and Fashion Icon, Grimes
6/17

Artist and Fashion Icon, Grimes

Internet Pioneer Vint Cerf, one of the \
7/17

Internet Pioneer Vint Cerf, one of the "Fathers of the Internet" and inventor of TCP/IP protocols that would become the Internet.

Jordan Klepper, Comedian, Writer and TV Host
8/17

Jordan Klepper, Comedian, Writer and TV Host

Eva Chen, Head of Fashion Partnerships at Instagram
9/17

Eva Chen, Head of Fashion Partnerships at Instagram

Musicians Questlove (right) & Posdnuos and Trugoy the Dove of De La Soul
10/17

Musicians Questlove (right) & Posdnuos and Trugoy the Dove of De La Soul

John Maeda, Design Partner at KPCB and Computer Science Artist
11/17

John Maeda, Design Partner at KPCB and Computer Science Artist

Reshma Saujani, Founder of Girls Who Code
12/17

Reshma Saujani, Founder of Girls Who Code

Nick Law, Vice Chairman, Chief Creative Officer of Publicis Groupe
13/17

Nick Law, Vice Chairman, Chief Creative Officer of Publicis Groupe

Bill Simmons, Founder of The Ringer
14/17

Bill Simmons, Founder of The Ringer

Lawrence Lessig, Harvard Professor & Founder of the Creative Commons
15/17

Lawrence Lessig, Harvard Professor & Founder of the Creative Commons

Rhett and Link, Hosts of Good Mythical Morning
16/17

Rhett and Link, Hosts of Good Mythical Morning

Margaret Johnson Executive Creative Director, Goodby Silverstein & Partners
17/17

Margaret Johnson Executive Creative Director, Goodby Silverstein & Partners

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