NEW YORK; June 7, 2017 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) announced that Cannes Lions has named Jitendra Kavathekar
, managing director of Accenture Ventures’ Open Innovation group, as a jury member for Lions Innovation
, part of the 2017 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity
taking place June 17-24. The two day Lions Innovation program explores how data and technology can act as catalysts and enable creativity, connecting start-ups with revolutionary ideas and major technology providers with game-changing products.