Ali Silao is Head of Art and Creative Director at Ogilvy Hong Kong. Before this, he was with Publicis JimenezBasic, Seven AD, BBDO Guerrero, and TBWA\Santiago Mangada Puno.
Ali was the first Filipino to win a Young Spikes Gold. He also brought home the Philippines' first Webby award. Last year, he is the grand winner of the LIA Not-So-Young Creative Competition. Over the years, his work has been recognized in Cannes, D&AD, One Show, LIAs, Spikes, Clio Awards, NY Festivals, Adfest, AMEs, Digital Asia Awards, Boomerangs, Ad Stars, Adobo Design Awards and Kidlat Awards.
Ali has been ranked by Adobo Magazine as one of the country’s top creatives. His client roster includes Frito-Lay, Johnnie Walker, Pepsico, Coca-Cola, Nissan, Isuzu, Ford, Del Monte, Adidas, Jollibee, KFC, SPAM®, Energizer, Old Spice, Facebook, and Google.
He has served as jury in The National Digital Arts Awards, The Agency of the Year Awards, The Kidlat Awards, The Papaya Young Creators Competition, and The Young Guns 20. He is regularly invited to inspire young creative upstarts in different universities in the Philippines. At the height of the COVID pandemic, he helped launch the Google Jam for Good Creative Competition, a platform where young Filipino advertising practitioners can use their creativity for greater good.
Cannes - Bronze x 2, Shortlist x 2
One Show - Silver x 2, Bronze x 2, Merit x 3, Shortlist x 2
Clio - Grand x 1, Bronze x 2, Shortlist x 1
D&AD - Wood x 2, Shortlist x 1
LIA - Gold x 1, Silver x 1
Spikes - Gold x 2, Silver x 2, Bronze x 5
Adfest - Bronze x 2
Tangrams - Bronze x 1, Shortlist x 1
AWARD - Shortlist x 1
Caples - Bronze x 1
Cresta - Gold x 2
Adstars - Gold x 1, Silver x 2, Bronze x 3, Crystal x 5, Shortlist x 2
Kidlat - Gold x 1, Silver x 11, Bronze x 8
Boomerang - Gold x 1, Silver x 1
Adobo Design Awards - Best of Show x 2, Gold x 3, Silver x 1, Bronze x 1
Tambuli - Bronze x 1
Tinta - Silver x 1