2019 Speakers and Workshops

Diane Jackson

Chief Production Officer
DDB Chicago

Every day Diane Jackson transcends barriers and expectations, not only by what she does for DDB as their Chief Production Officer, but by sustaining DDB Chicago’s growth and profile in the industry. Her influence continues to permeate the company both locally and globally on brands such as State Farm, Mars Wrigley, Miller Lite, Symantec and FCA’s Jeep. Additionally, Diane’s work has been recognized at the major award shows including D&AD, Cannes, Clios, and the London International Awards.
Diane has served multiple times on the AICP Curatorial Panel at the Museum of Modern Art in New York and was the recipient of the Institute Practitioner in Advertising (London) – Distinction in Advertising award; she has also received the Fasules, Sharpe, Yovetich Leadership Award, the first producer ever to receive that honor. Diane was keynote speaker at The Women in Film forum. She has served on the Film Craft jury twice at the Cannes Lions Advertising Festival. In 2016, she was President of the London International Awards, Production & Post-Production and Music Video.
Recently, Diane was celebrated by the Stevie Awards for Women in Business in 2018 and received a Gold in Woman of the Year – Marketing, PR and Advertising, which was the most highly-contested category of the entire show.