Director of Customer Acquisition
Fox Sports

John has worked in the Digital Marketing industry since 1999 across the UK, Australia and Singapore. He is currently Director of Customer Acquisition at Fox Sports Australia.


John recently moved back to Sydney to take the role at Fox Sports, after a three-year stint in Singapore, where he was Group Head of Performance and Media at APD. In this role he was tasked with building out APD’s Digital Marketing capability across Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.


Prior to Singapore, John spent 12 years in Australia building one of the country’s most successful independent Performance Marketing agencies, dgm, with a team of 70 working across SEO, Programmatic, Paid Social, PPC, Affiliate Marketing, Lead Generation and Data & Analytics.


A Performance Marketer by trade, John is passionate about building great teams, delivering exceptional work and the development of people.

Judging panel

Sonal Patel

President of Programmatic Services - Asia Pacific
Dentsu Aegis Network

Rohit Dadwal

Managing Director (APAC)
Mobile Marketing Association

John Matthews

Director of Customer Acquisition
Fox Sports

Josephine Tan

Global Media Director

Regan Baillie

Chief Digital Officer

Sanchit Sanga

Chief Digital Officer (Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa)

Ryan Pestano

General Manager, Asia

Cindy Tan

Vice President - Asia Pacific, Display

Niall Hogan

Managing Director, Southeast Asia
Integral Ad Science

Krishnan Menon

Chief Client Officer, APAC

Wendy Hogan

CX & Marketing Strategy Director
Oracle Corporation

Edward Wong

VP of Marketing

Dan Robins

Head of Programmatic & Data - ANZ