Marc Blanchard

Global Head of Experience Design, Havas Worldwide


Marc is a creative lead and experience designer with a 20-year track record of crafting digital brand experiences for global brands such as IBM, Intel, GE, Nike and Absolut. He currently leads the global experience design practice at Havas and helped set up Havas Cognitive, a new service offering that helps brands build more valuable customer experiences using artificial intelligence and data insights.

Marc’s work has been awarded by the Clios, London International and the One Show. He has judged the Cannes Lions, LIA and Webbies, and taught interactive design at San Francisco State University and the ITP Program at NYU. He is also a frequent public speaker at events such as the 4As CreateTech, the iMedia Breakthrough Summit, C2 Montreal and Infopresse Tendances.

Born in the US and raised in France, Marc has a BA from La Sorbonne and an MS in Linguistics and Trilingual Interpretation.

Upcoming SMW Events


Past SMW Events

Era of Cognitive Marketing: Social Media and the New Brand Intelligence

3:20 PM - 4:05 PM

Hosted by IBM

Venue SIX10: Stage One