All kinds of creatively-minded people come together at Dubai Lynx. Expect to join a regional and global community of top brand leaders, award-winning creatives, start-up founders, innovators, broadcasters, directors, marketers and many more.

The line-up for the Dubai Lynx Festival 2018 will be confirmed closer to the Festival but before that, check out who spoke in 2017.

2017 speakers included

  • Ahmed Al Sahhaf

    General Manager, Marketing Communications

    Saudi Telecom Company

  • Ali Ali Mohamed

    Film Director

  • Asad Rehman

    Media Director MENA

    Unilever North Africa Middle East

  • Christian Andersen

    Portfolio Marketing Director, IBM Middle East and Africa


  • daniah

    Daniah Al Aoudah

    Conceptual Arabic Copywriter

    J. Walter Thompson KSA

  • Islam ElDessouky

    Head of Integrated Marketing Communications

    Coca-Cola Middle East

  • Jambu Palaniappan 

    Regional General Manager EMEA, UberEATS


  • James Bland

    Executive Producer

    Blink Productions

  • Jeremy Perrott

    Global Chief Creative Officer

    McCann Health

  • Jon Collins

    Global President, Integrated Advertising


  • Kat Lebrasse

    Fashion & Lifestyle Blogger

  • Kathleen Griffith

    Founder & CEO

    Grayce & Co

  • Kay Hsu

    Global Instagram lead, Creative Shop


  • Kim Hardaker

    Sr. Manager Digital


  • Komal Bedi Sohal

    Chief Creative Officer

    Saatchi & Saatchi Dubai

  • Matt Eastwood

    Worldwide Chief Creative Officer

    J. Walter Thompson

  • Mohammed Assaf


    Winner of Arab Idol

  • Paul Banham

    Executive Creative Director


  • Ramzy Haddad

    Executive Creative Director

    Publicis Dubai

  • Ramzi Moutran

    Executive Creative Director

    Memac Ogilvy Dubai

  • Rehab AlMehiri


    Dubai TV

  • Richard Bowden

    Global Head of People Relationship Marketing


  • Steve Vranakis

    Executive Creative Director


  • TJ Lightwala

    Regional Director – Head of Performance at Mindshare MENA & Head of Programmatic

    GroupM, Mindshare + GroupM