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Wednesday Odds and Ends

-Charlotte-based Savveo, an online marketplace for businesses and agencies, has welcomed, yes, Jon Bond to its board of directors. Bond will also head up Savveo’s Industry Advisory Council. link

-JWT and its talent from the likes of Atlanta, New York and Brazil will launch a five-day, “start-up, start-down” agency at SXSWi 2013 called WALTER. link

-With the MLB regular season right around the corner, W+K Tokyo and Nike Baseball have rolled out this timely ad for Japan that promotes individualism (above).-

-Speaking of W+K, applications are now open for the Portland Incubator Experiment. link

-WPP/Wunderman-owned digital network Blast Radius launched a new microsite for the all-new Range Rover. link

-T-Mobile has responded in kind to recent attack ads from AT&T, which of course failed to acquire the former back in 2011. See one example of T-Mobile’s response after the jump and the full back-and-forth here.

-Guess Taco Bell skipped an important step in releasing its Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Tacos a day early. link

-Stardust alum Josh Libitsky has joined L.A.-based mixed-media production studio Roger as executive producer.

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