Let’s Talk: A conversation with Jill Lyons

Date: August 19, 2021

Time: 12:30–1:30 p.m. Eastern

Location: ZOOM Webinar

Contact: Dorsey Breslin

Grab a cup of coffee or lunch and join us for a new installment of NP’s Let’s Talk series, featuring Jill Lyons, executive vice president of delivery at Hawkeye. We’re thrilled to sit down with Jill to hear about her career journey and the life experiences that led her to where she is today. We will also get Jill’s perspective on leading with empathy in the post-pandemic workplace.

We want to hear from you! Please submit a question in advance to help guide our discussion.

About Jill

Jill Lyons is a strategic creative operations and delivery change leader and award-winning executive producer and writer. Jill currently leads as EVP of delivery at the Hawkeye Agency, where she leads project management, operations, and the activation practices of media, production, enterprise technology, change communications, and experiential. Prior to joining Hawkeye, Jill was head of creative agency operations for Allstate, where she brought order, structure, and strategy to the creative process across production, creative and user experience (UX) teams. Before Allstate, Jill led as VP of business operations and production at the Epsilon Agency, where she merged data-driven insights with compelling creative for all clients across all mediums; managed a global team of producers, editors, animators, and designers; and led new business operations. For a decade, Jill was part of the legendary team at Harpo Studios, where she wrote and produced dynamic on and off-air promos and integrated marketing and branded entertainment content for OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, The Dr. Oz Show, and The Oprah Winfrey Show.

Jill’s a futurist and a thought leader, who routinely speaks on diversity, equity and inclusion, productivity, organizational psychology, wellness/self-care, parenting, and leadership. In 2017 she was named to AdWeek’s “Young Influentials” list. Jill also writes and produces comedy for the stage and screen and has been featured on secondcitynetwork.com, Second City’s e.t.c. Stage, Donny’s Skybox, and Stage 773. She lives in Oak Park, Illinois, with her husband and their three children.

About Let’s Talk

NP’s “Let’s Talk!” series showcases dynamic female leaders across all industries by inviting them to speak about their career journey and path to leadership—their ups and downs and key moments that made an impact on their lives and careers.

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