Sr. Strategic Business Development Manager, Creative Agencies, Creative Cloud Enterprise 

Chris recently joined Adobe to help spear-head Adobe’s Creative Cloud strategic partnerships within the Creative Agency enterprise space.

Prior to Adobe Chris was an Award-Winning Executive Creative Director, Noted Speaker, Author and Mobile & Wearable Technologist. Chris has been featured by Business Insider as one of “The industry’s leaders on the top issues, challenges and opportunities in the fast-changing world of mobile marketing.” Chris has been a creative consultant with over 35 advertising agencies across all the major global holding companies: WPP, IPG, Havas, Omnicom, Publicis and MDC, having worked across every major industry vertical. Chris is an accomplished author on the increasing relevance of mobile, with a recent focus on disrupting the health, wellness & fitness space. The Guardian awarded “How Mobile Became Mighty in Healthcare” to their Top Ten Best Healthcare Stories of the Year.

Chris is a three-time Cannes Lions Speaker, this year Chris spoke at Cannes Innovation about AI-Enhanced Creativity. Previously Chris took the stage with Kim Kardashian at Cannes Lions on how to connect with audiences thru mobile gaming mechanics. And for the inaugural Cannes Lions Health Festival Chris co-chaired with Google for the keynote on future trends in mobile marketing. Chris is the winner of the Boldest Digital Health Influencer award by New York City Health Business Leaders, recognizing the Best of the Best in digital and was named to PM360’s Healthcare Elite Digital Crusader Award honoring the most influential digital minds in health. Chris’ work has been featured by Google, McKinsey and Wharton in their digital marketing book and profiled by the Wall Street Journal.

For over 20 years Chris and his teams have focused on the integration of creative and digital storytelling to generate relevant and memorable experiences thru mobile, wearables, VR, IoT, AI and beyond.

Judging panel

Ann Handley

Chief Content Officer

Jeremy Schutte

Managing Director and Executive Creative Director

Brian Laker

Head of Marketing

Chris Duffey

Sr. Strategic Business Development Manager, Creative Agencies, Creative Cloud Enterprise 

Howard Belk

Co-CEO, Chief Creative Officer

Howard Lenn

Group Creative Director
J. Walter Thompson New York

Kate MacNevin

Global Chief Operating Officer

Kenneth Hein

Global Chief Communications Officer

Mark Kiernan

Global Executive Managing Director: Digital & Content

Mike Wente

Chief Creative Officer, North America

Mike Romoff

Head of Global Agency and Channel Sales

Nicole Kaplan

SVP, Group Director
Momentum Worldwide

Paul Longo

Head of Agency Development

Reuben Webb

Chief Creative Officer 
Stein IAS

Ritesh Patel

Chief Digital Officer
WPP Health & Wellness