The Brand Marketers Academy will return during Cannes Lions 2022.
If you are interested in applying, please contact Steve Latham, Head of Talent & Training at firstname.lastname@example.org for the latest information.
The Brand Marketers Academy is a certificate programme for daring brand disruptors who want to unlock the power of creativity for themselves and their brands. The search is on for the 30 young marketers who will learn first-hand from the world’s greatest brands and industry leaders.
"The Academy was a game changer for me, you MUST apply! Students get to meet and be inspired by the best of the best in the global marketing industry."
Associate Brand Manager, Transformers, Hasbro, Inc.
Discover the secrets behind building brand legacies and creating compelling campaigns.
This year’s key themes are:
Chief Marketing Officer, Piedmont Healthcare
Douwe Bergsma is Chief Marketing Officer at Piedmont Healthcare, a multi-billion-dollar not-for-profit purpose-driven organisation that leads transformation of healthcare in the US. This followed a 9-year break-through run as CMO at Georgia-Pacific and a successful 19-year career at Procter & Gamble in Europe and North America.
He helps to drive industry growth as a member of the major CMO organisations, the ANA Board Directors and as a strong early supporter of #SeeHer, the initiative that aims to portray women accurately in the media.
Throughout his career he has been recognised as a thought-leader through many publications, invitations to present at major events like Cannes Lions, ANA’s Masters of Marketing and the White House (2016), and through a range of awards, including Cannes Lions, Effies, Halos, Webbies, Ad Age’s Creativity 50, four national CMO Awards and the induction into the Shopper Marketing Hall of Fame.
He is honored and excited to succeed marketing legends Suzanne Tosolini and Jim Stengel as the Dean of the Brand Marketers Academy at Cannes Lions.
VP Global Digital Marketing, Mastercard
A passionate marketer with 10+ years in the industry, striving to demystify “digital” marketing to drive innovative and creative thinking to deliver outstanding results. Kerry joined Mastercard five years ago where she has taken on three varied roles within marketing. Prior to this, Kerry worked agency side for global brands including Mastercard, Microsoft and Burberry, to help elevate their digital marketing efforts.
"Sessions provide intimate exposure to some of the greatest marketing and agency minds in the industry!"
Associate Brand Manager, SC Johnson