Huge congratulations in order for Chairman and Chief Growth Officer at Stein IAS, Tom Stein, who has been announced as Jury President amongst other leading figures within the industry for this year’s Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Jury Presidents are tasked with overseeing the juries awarding this year’s Cannes Lions.
Tom is Chairman and Chief Growth Officer of Stein IAS. He’s been a B2B agency leader and innovator for more than 35 years.
Tom is part of the leadership team that has propelled Stein IAS to global B2B Agency of the Year designation by ANA for an unprecedented nine times over the past 12 years. In 2021, Stein IAS received the first-ever WARC Effectiveness Award for B2B (gold) in association with LIONS. In 2022, Stein IAS won its second consecutive WARC Effectiveness Award for B2B (gold) at Cannes.
Tom also serves as Chairman of MSQ B2B, leveraging the collective B2B capabilities of Stein IAS together and nine other agencies that comprise MSQ.
Long an advocate for creativity in B2B, Tom was a significant influence in the decision by Cannes Lions to launch a Creative B2B Lions at the 2022 Festival and served on the inaugural B2B Lions jury.
In 2017, Tom was among the first inductees into the ANA B-to-B Hall of Fame. Tom was inducted into the Creative Excellence in Business Advertising Hall of Fame in 2008. He currently sits on the global board of the International Advertising Association (IAA) and the Executive Committee of ANA NYC. Tom also sits on the board of The National Advertising Review Board, the industry’s self-regulatory body.
This article first appeared on Cannes Lions here.