James Temple

EVP, Managing Director, Executive Creative Director, R/GA EMEA


“It's exciting to be involved in Campaign’s inaugural Creative Tech Awards and I'm anticipating an inspiring set of entries. It’s great to see Campaign now recognising the critical role that technology plays in enabling marketing innovation.”

James leads the continuous evolution of R/GA in the EMEA region, ranking as one of the top creative companies in the world. In 2006 James started at R/GA New York and soon afterwards became a founder of R/GA London. Under his leadership, the office has won every major industry award including Gold Lions, Gold Clios, a Eurobest Grand Prix, and been named Creative Review’s Creative Agency of the Year, Campaign’s Network Agency of the Year and their Innovation Agency of the Year two years in a row, Ad Age’s #2 International Agency of the Year and Ad Age’s #2 Global Creativity Innovators of the Year. The London office’s work has also been core to R/GA being named as Leaders in Innovation by Forrester. James was also the originator of R/GA’s global partnership with Beats by Dr. Dre, building the brand through culture-defining marketing as well as designing the brand, product and launch of Beats Music, the innovative streaming music service at the centre of Apple’s largest acquisition. He is proudly named on five Apple design patents for features within Apple Music.

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