Digiday is making its first foray to the Cannes International Festival of Creativity, aka the Cannes Lions. We’ll interview agency and brand executives, and report on the substance and flavor of the ad world’s largest international gathering. Our coverage is made possible through the sponsorship of Turn, the cloud marketing platform. All posts in the series can be found here.
With everyone at Cannes Lions this week in the beautiful South of France, on yachts and drinking rose, @dmbrags has had plenty of douchebraggery to sift through. Check out this week’s brags of the week from @dmbrags.
@cstoller, Chad Stoller, managing partner, IPG Media Lab
@mattcorey, Matt Corey, CMO, Mass Relevance
@cindygallop, Cindy Gallop, entrepreneur
@fefaromano, Fernanda Romano, chief creative officer, Naked Brasil
@simonvibrant, Simon Mukerjee, client services director, Vibrant Media
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Google’s new AI tools and OpenAI’s GPT-4 bring more ‘maturation’ to the AI race
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