Native New Yorker Elizabeth Valleau is an award-winning creative director, multimedia artist and currently, Global Creative and AR lead for Facebook and Instagram. After a colorful career launch designing and directing for Badboy Worldwide, she’s parlayed her passion for creative technology and platform hacking into new disciplines at shops like Grey and R/GA. She’s continuing the mission by heading up futuristic efforts for AR and Live at Facebook. Her work has won advertising and design’s highest awards, including Clio’s, Webby’s, Pencil’s and multiple Cannes Lions. She speaks and writes often about the power of true diversity, advocacy for LBGTQ and women and the urgency to build a better world through creative, inclusive tech.
“We live in times when it’s more urgent than ever to celebrate and reward ideas and creative minds that will change the world for the better.”