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Drawbridge CEO Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan to Speak at Cannes Lions


San Mateo, California, USA – WEBWIRE

Drawbridge, the leading anonymized digital identity company, today announced that its Founder & CEO, Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan, will take part in the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity official program, joining other speakers including Gwyneth Paltrow, Will Smith, Harvey Weinstein, Anna Wintour, Oliver Stone, and many more of the world’s most creative minds. Her solo presentation, entitled “Creative Mathematics: The Paradox that Builds Industries”, will take place at 12:15pm on Wednesday, June 22 on the Inspiration Stage.
 
“Cannes is an inspiring and truly global meeting place that definitely brings together the brightest creative minds,” said Drawbridge Founder & CEO, Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan. “I’m honored and humbled to have been invited to participate in this year’s Cannes Lions festival.”
 
In addition to the official Cannes Lions Innovation agenda, Drawbridge is also participating in the following ancillary events during the week:
 
iProspect Panel Conversation: “Hear Her Voice”
Drawbridge Founder & CEO, Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan, joins female leaders from Facebook, Google, Dentsu Aegis Network, and Campaign to discuss changing the shape of traditional roles and responsibilities for women in emerging markets in light of global digital convergence. Tuesday, June 21st at 3pm at the Dentsu Aegis Network Beach House.
 
OpenX Panel Discussion: “Smartphone: Smarter Revenue”
Drawbridge UK Managing Director, Dominic Dunne, will participate in a discussion on monetization and optimization strategies on mobile. Wednesday, June 22nd at 2pm on the OpenX Yacht at Le Vieux Port.
 
Improve Digital Cannes Publisher Summit
Drawbridge Founder & CEO, Kamakshi Sivaramakrishnan, will offer her perspective on how Drawbridge helps marketers connect with people across devices through the use of data, and particularly what this means for our audience of publishers when it comes to their efforts to create effective and meaningful online experiences. Thursday, June 23rd at 9am at the Château de la Bégude.
 
Drawbridge’s participation at Cannes Lions follows the company’s recent announced of its $25M Series C financing round led by Sequoia Capital, with participation from existing investors Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers and Northgate Capital. The funding will be used to expand the company’s global graph licensing and platform business, further enabling brands and enterprises to resolve identity fragmentation and deliver hyper-relevant messages to their audiences across digital devices and channels.
 
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About Drawbridge
Drawbridge is a leading anonymized cross-device identity company building technology that fundamentally changes the way brands connect with people. The Drawbridge Connected Consumer Graph® includes more than one billion consumers across more than five billion digital touchpoints, and was found by Nielsen to be up to 97.3% precise. Brands can work with Drawbridge in three ways: by licensing the Drawbridge Connected Consumer Graph for cross-device data applications; managing cross-device ad campaigns in real-time using the Drawbridge Cross-Device Platform; or working with Drawbridge to execute cross-device campaigns. The company is headquartered in Silicon Valley, is backed by Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, and Northgate Capital, and was named the fastest growing marketing and advertising company and sixth overall on the 2015 Inc. 5000 list. For more information visit www.drawbridge.com.
 
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mike@drawbridge.com


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