Mohammad Akrum Hossain has been in the advertising industry for over 18 years. He has won over 100+ awards; including Cannes Lions, Global Grand Effies, AdFest awards, Madstars, APAC Effie Awards, and Spikes Asia awards. He has also served as a jury member at different award ceremonies such as Cannes, AdFest, Commwards, Ciclope Festival and a few others.
Currently, he is the Executive Creative Director at Asiatic & by The Network, in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
His first brush with fame was when he joined Grey Dhaka, with HMBR's Impossipuzzle, which won a bronze at Spikes. Impossipuzzle was an impossible to solve puzzle that reflected the impossible to break HMBR bicycle locks. In 2016, he helped Grey Dhaka win the first ever Cannes Gold Lion for Bangladesh in the product design category with the Eco-Cooler - the world's first zero-electricity air cooler. In 2019 his Project AgroBanking went ahead to win Grey Dhaka 2 silver and 1 bronze Cannes Lions along with 9 Spikes including 1 grand prix and 2 gold. It was the world's first initiative to turn fresh fruits and vegetables into bank accounts. His recent projects include but are not limited to the Child Marriage Prevention Loan and the Plastic Exchange Store.
Since getting into the creative industry he has worked with several global and local brands. When he is not coming up with creative solutions for his current organization Asiatic & by The Network, he usually spends time with his family, visits different parts of the world, or just spends time with new people or experiences new things