Lynn Lester

Managing Director - Events

The Drum

About Lynn

Lynn has been working in media and marketing for over 21 years and has spent 17 of them helping The Drum become one of the largest industry titles across the world, with the underlying purpose of helping their audiences to make better decisions. Her global remit has allowed her to expand the live events division internationally, with events now being hosted in New York, Singapore, and London, bringing together thousands of attendees from across the whole spectrum of the industry’s ecosystem. She spends much time working on strategic partnerships with some of the biggest tech giants, agencies, and brands. Recently she led the team who transformed the live events division in just over one week, to become a commercially viable and engaging virtual events entity. She is a professional emcee and has hosted +170 events including Content and PITCH stages at Web Summit, Global Ace Awards New York, DoubleClick Bid Manager Awards (a Google company) and many of The Drum’s flagship awards and conferences. Previously Lynn worked for News International (now News UK) and Business a.m. in commercial, promotional and circulation roles.But most importantly, she is a proud mum to her eighteen-year-old son and two beautiful cats called Bella and Milo.