Maurice Lévy is Chairman and CEO of Publicis Groupe, the world’s third largest advertising and communications group. Under his stewardship, Publicis Groupe has been transformed into a global powerhouse of top integrated communication networks (advertising, digital, media, healthcare and PR). He is a member of the International Advisory Board of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York, the Foundation Board of the World Economic Forum in Geneva, and the Supervisory Boards of La Compagnie Financière Edmond de Rothschild.He co-founded the French Institute for Brain & Spinal Cord disorders (ICM) and participates closely in the development of the Institute. Lévy holds the distinctions of Grand Officier of the Ordre National du Mérite andCommandeur of the French Légion d’Honneur. In June 2013, Tel Aviv University conferred him the Honorary Degree of Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa.
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Plenary: The New Media: Is it Still Renewing?