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What CEOs really think about marketing, creativity, and growth

June 17-21

What drives the value of creativity and Cannes Lions have partnered together to quantify the impact of creativity and track the evolution of its definition.

Our keynote session

What CEOs really think about marketing, creativity, and growth

Thursday, June 20

11:15-11:45 (30 min), Debussy Theatre

Jason Heller, a partner and global lead of our Digital Marketing Operations & Technology Practice, and Biljana Cvetanovski, a senior expert in Marketing & Sales, will unveil our findings from our latest study that highlights the evolving expectations of the modern marketing organization in the eyes of the CEO – and by extension the CFO, and board of directors.

Cannes 2018

At Cannes Lions Festival 2018, Jason Heller and Brian Gregg presented findings from our study on how the best performing marketing organizations make creativity thrive in a data-driven, agile, post-mobile era.

Connect with us about our presence at Cannes

Meet our experts at Cannes

Partner, Atlanta

Sarah Armstrong

Guides marketers in building global and local capabilities to implement a disciplined approach to agency management across functions
Partner, Munich

Thomas Bauer

Brings deep expertise in marketing-performance optimization to help leading brands across industries and geographies transform... their brand management and marketing investment in an increasingly digitized marketing world
Partner, Southern California

Julien Boudet

Advises consumer-focused companies on marketing, e-commerce, and operations, driving the digital transformation of their business
Partner, New York

Marc Brodherson

A leader in our work in consumer internet, media, and B2B information services, helping companies across the media and advertising... ecosystem, as well as legal, regulatory, and financial services, harness digital technology and data to build new businesses and transform existing ones
Senior Partner, San Francisco

Brian Gregg

Enables clients to achieve above-market growth by combining advanced analytics, consumer insights, and agile operating models... to power commercial excellence. Deep expertise in digital marketing, e-commerce, multichannel excellence, customer experience, and customer-relationship management/loyalty.
Expert Associate Partner, London

Sarah Hynes

Brings a combination of operational experience in e-commerce, digital marketing, and online payments, with a background in investing... and finance.
Senior Partner, Düsseldorf

Jesko Perrey

Helps clients deliver above-market growth by transforming their marketing and sales capabilities. Leads our Marketing and Sales... Practice globally
Partner, Shanghai

Felix Poh

Leads consumer marketing and sales for Asia, advising consumer and retail companies seeking growth and performance within and... across borders, bringing strategic go-to-market expertise
Partner, San Francisco

Kelsey Robinson

Partners with industry leading consumer-facing companies to drive top-line growth through ideation and implementation of strategies,... including customer analytics and insights, e-commerce and omni-channel, digital marketing and customer acquisition, CRM personalization, category strategy, and store productivity
Associate Partner, São Paulo

Marcelo Tripoli

Advises executives as they seek to understand the impact of the digital world on their business and respond in ways that create... competitive advantage
Associate Partner, Boston

Jamie Wilkie

Guides global consumer-facing companies on driving profitable, data-driven growth, with particular expertise in e-commerce, omnichannel... strategy, and personalization.

Featured Insights


Growing faster than the market: Three questions the C-suite should ask

– Leaders who are most successful at driving growth in their organizations are deliberate, persistent, and disciplined in the way... they go about it.

The most perfect union: Unlocking the next wave of growth by unifying creativity and analytics

– Companies that harness creativity and data in tandem have growth rates twice as high as companies that don’t. Here’s... how they do it.

Creativity’s bottom line: How winning companies turn creativity into business value and growth

– Top-performing companies use four key management practices to turn creativity into value.

Related Insights

Ask The CMO: Jason Heller On How Data And Creativity Must Work In Lockstep To Drive Business Growth

A conversation with Billee Howard, a Forbes contributor

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