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First speakers & TALKS for
Cannes Lions 2020 confirmed

Get ready for  five days of talks, debates and live experiences

In 2020, we’ve built a world-class programme around eight themes that reflect what matters most to our community. Hear secrets from inside the world’s fastest-growing global brands and top-performing creative pairings to find out how to drive growth in the year ahead.

Netflix and Amazon will speak for the first time


Taking to the stage for the first time at Cannes Lions, Amazon will share how it continues to build a sustainable and authentic brand by focusing on creating the best customer experience in every communication, being self-aware but not self-obsessed, and staying humble.

Claudine Cheever

Global Head of Brand and Advertising


How does Netflix create anticipation around programming that hasn’t yet landed? In their first appearance on stage at Cannes Lions, Netflix will share the story of how this now-iconic brand has built a business on world-class storytelling.

Chris Breen

Chief Creative Officer

Jean Tanis

Global Marketing Creative Lead

David Droga and Rob Reilly to partner with Grand Prix winning clients on the main stage

Droga5 & The New York Times

David Droga and The New York Times' Chief Marketing Officer David Rubin reflect on the creative partnership that led to their work on the ‘The Truth is Worth It’, a double Grand Prix-winner in 2019 - the year that the publication reported record digital growth.

David Rubin

Chief Marketing Officer
The New York Times

David Droga

Founder and Creative Chairman

Microsoft & McCann Worldgroup

Behind Microsoft’s shift from tech company to top-performing creative business is a partnership with McCann Worldgroup. The team’s game-changing Gold and Grand Prix-winning work has put entertainment and humanity at the heart of the brand over recent years - the same years that have seen Microsoft enjoy consecutive growth.

Kathleen Hall

Corporate Vice President of Brand, Advertising and Research

Rob Reilly

Global Creative Chairman
McCann Worldgroup

Global big-growth brands will share their secrets for success

Molson Coors & DDB Worldwide

The Molson Coors-DDB story began on Michelle’s first day on the job, when a competitor’s Super Bowl ad took a swipe at the brand. Their first piece of creative work was born within 24 hours, and what followed was a parallel reignition of creative culture in the two organisations – a supercharged comeback led by the ambitious duo.

Ari Weiss

Chief Creative Officer
DDB Worldwide

Michelle St Jacques

Chief Marketing Officer
Molson Coors


Hear how the world’s largest advertiser maintains its number one position by continually disrupting itself rather allowing itself to be disrupted.

Marc Pritcard

Chief Brand Officer

Burger King

Hear one of the most creative brands out there call out to the industry: "Don't F*ck It Up" . Burger King's Global Chief Marketing Officer tells us how they ensure brand activism starts with brand accountability.

Fernando Machado

Global Chief Marketing Officer
Burger King


An exclusive demonstration and surprise from Visa, who will preview innovative new commerce and retail technology that will launch at the Tokyo Summer Olympics. Grab the best seat in the house.

Lynne Biggar

Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer

RBK Doconomy

Hear a truly inspirational story of how the founders of Doconomy are changing the world on dollar at a time: by creating a new banking service that tracks its users’ carbon footprint every time they make a purchase. This is a story of how consumption disruption wins Lions and saves the planet.

Johan Pihl

Executive Creative Director

Mathias Wikström

Executive Creative Director


Hear a candid account of how a team turned around the fortunes of the biggest chocolate brand in the world around: restoring its heart and soul (and returning it to growth).

Mie-Leng Wong

Head of Global Brands - Cadbury, Halls & Tang
Mondelez International

Ben Wicks

Global Brand Director, Cadbury
Mondelez International

Darren Bailes

Executive Creative Director

Pfizer & Code and Theory

Creativity's power to influence experience design is a beacon of hope for the healthcare industry. It will liberate patients to make their own decisions and imbue trust with doctors. Learn how Pfizer is designing tools that empower patients and move the industry forward.

Lidia Fonseca

EVP Chief Digital and Technology Officer

Michael Treff

Code and Theory

WW International

Peter Drucker famously said “culture eats strategy for breakfast”. Meet a disruptive CEO who has defined her 30+ year-long career by acting as an agent of change and transforming a brand from the inside out.

Mindy Grossman

President and CEO

WW International

Charles Day

The Lookinglass