Thomas Crampton

Asia-Pacific Director of Social Media
Ogilvy & Mather

As Asia-Pacific director of social media for Ogilvy & Mather, Thomas Crampton launched a fast-growing team stretching across 23 cities in 15 Asian territories that helps companies understand, conceive and execute strategies in Social Media.

In just two years, Ogilvy & Mather's Asia-Pacific Social Media team has earned numerous accolades and awards, including Digital Agency of the Year from the Holmes Report.

Prior to joining Ogilvy, Mr. Crampton spent 18 years as a globetrotting newspaper correspondent, mainly for the International Herald Tribune and The New York Times, reporting from five continents and dozens of countries.

Passionately involved in digital since 2004, he writes a widely read blog,, and is a frequent keynote speaker and moderator at high profile conferences around the world, from the World Economic Forum in Davos to Le Web in Paris.

He has lectured on new media at numerous universities, including Stanford University, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, Keio University in Japan and the National University of Singapore.