Cultivated to deliver digital growth for our clients across Asia Pacific.

Five of the region’s digital pioneers have evolved to form a single 360-degree solution: APD.

We are now APD: a simpler road to success.

400+ professionals operating from 9 offices across the Asia Pacific region.


For the last 20 years, you might have known us as Next Digital, dgm, Empowered, Jericho or @ccomplice. Born out of the desire to simplify the digital landscape for our clients, together we have formed a simpler, more accountable solution. We offer 360-degree services, across the digital value chain, to deliver growth for our clients. 


How can we help you?

Clients come to us to help them join the dots so they can succeed in their marketplaces. APD offers 360-degrees of services, providing strategy, expertise and technology to establish, acquire, convert, engage and retain customers. The focus is always on nurturing the value of our clients’ customers.


Shared risks & rewards

We are confident of our expertise to drive growth via creating digital maturity and applying business nous. So much so that we aren’t afraid to put our skin in the game. APD invests in businesses with potential, to become a trusted advisor and true partner under our unique ‘shared risks and rewards’ model.

Some current clients

We have long-term partnerships with brands operating in many industries and markets across Asia Pacific. Our clients have big ambitions to grow and to maximise the value of their customers. They trust us to help them.



We partner with leading platforms and software providers for the best results.


Inspiration, insights & intelligence

The web is flooded with information so we’ve done some heavy lifting for you. Here you will find nutritious digital nuggets distilled by the APD experts… tasty and easy to digest.


Why we come to work

After extensive research with companies across the region to understand their business challenges, clients told us they find it difficult to get accountability from many disparate digital providers. They feel overwhelmed by the dizzying array of jargon and buzzwords.  In response we have created APD: a 360-degree digital services firm to deliver digital growth.  We come to work everyday to respond to our customers' challenges.  To learn more about how we do this watch this video.

“I love how fast-paced the industry is. You get to work with people who are experts in their fields and that generates great outcomes. We make a real, measurable difference to clients. We do this by making an extremely complex market simpler by helping them to make informed decisions to grow and to win, online.” 

Ashley McVey
APD Melbourne


News & announcements

'There's an alarming digital divide on our boards'

Roger Sharp, APD Chair writes in Adnews