strategic development manager

Chris Duffey spear-heads Adobe’s Creative Cloud strategic development partnerships across the creative enterprise space.

Chris and his work has been profiled by The Drum, Wall Street Journal, Inc., Adweek, Adage, Adage Japan, Cheddar, The Guardian, The Mirror, Campaign,, NYPost, Business Insider, Euronews, E News, Entertainment Tonight, Brazil’s Reconnect TV, collectively receiving over 68 million views... and featured by Google, McKinsey and Wharton in their digital marketing book. Chris also serves on Rutgers University Data Advisory Board.

Prior to Adobe Chris was an Award-Winning Executive Creative Director, Noted Speaker, Author and AI & Mobile Technologist. Chris has been featured by Business Insider, and Yahoo 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 and 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 inevitable relevance of AI and Mobile, with an affinity towards creating innovation for the most complex business challenges imaginable. The Guardian awarded “How Mobile Became Mighty in Healthcare” to their Top Ten Best Healthcare Stories of the Year.

Chris is a four-time Cannes Lions speaker, this year Chris took the stage with Microsoft on the role of Human + Machine AI. In 2017 Chris spoke at Cannes Innovation about Artificial Intelligence Enhanced Creativity. Previously, Chris keynoted with Kim Kardashian at Cannes Lions on how to connect with audiences thru mobile gaming. For the inaugural Cannes Lions Health Festival Chris co-chaired with Google for the mainstage on future trends in mobile marketing.

Judging panel

Cynthia Scheid

Senior Copywriter
Stein IAS

Aron Tzima

Chief Creative Officer

George Hammer

Chief Content Officer

Gary Slack

Slack and Company

Nicole Kaplan

SVP, Group Director
Momentum Worldwide

Tom Stein

Chairman and Chief Client Officer
Stein IAS

Lynn Bader

Director, North America Agency Relations

Marc Brownstein

President & CEO
Brownstein Group

Carmel Coscia

VP, Enterprise Marketing, Demand Generation + Enablement

Jeff Cruz

EVP, Chief Creative Officer, MRM//McCann Detroit

Aaron DaSilva

PJA Advertising

Chris Duffey

strategic development manager

John Long

Group Creative Director

Peter Powell

Group Creative Director
McCann New York

Chris Steenstra

Chief Administrative Officer

Anne Swan

Executive Creative Director