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Jessica Alba roars in Cannes

Speakers announced for Cannes Lions 2017 event

Featured in: | Pam Williamson, Cannes Editor | Published

Actress and entrepreneur Jessica Alba will join the programme of speakers at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity this June.

Along with a slew of company directors, CEOs, founders and presidents, Jessica Alba will be joining the long list of people speaking at the Cannes Lions event in June. Actor Sir Ian McKellen and mentalist Keith Barry also join line-up that has in the past included the likes of Will Smith, Channing Tatum and Usher.

An actress, advocate, and New York Times bestselling author, Alba is also the founder of The Honest Company and Honest Beauty. Founded in 2012, the mission-driven company provides 100+ trusted and delightful products across a wide range of consumer categories, including baby, personal care and home care. Alba will join Brit + Co founder, Brit Morin, on stage to talk about female entrepreneurship in the tech industry. 

Keith Barry is the world’s leading TV hypnotist, mentalist and brain hacker. As a world-renowned performer, Keith has toured for many years showcasing his mind-blowing skills in every corner of the globe. 

An actor and campaigner, Ian McKellen has had an exceptional career on stage and screen. Best known for his role as the wizard Gandalf in the Lord of the Rings movies, he is also a vocal activist for LGBT rights worldwide.

The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity takes place from 17th to 24th June 2017 at the Palais des Festivals.

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