Stephane Aknin, Lead Director, Multimedia and Head of AXA Event & Production Center, AXA US

Stephane Aknin has over 20 years’ experience in the digital industry. After he cofounded 35 main Productions, one of the first digital content agencies to introduce rich media concepts and video technologies in 1998, he joined Angie, an independent French corporate communications agency, as partner in charge of digital and video, where he managed the biggest web accounts for more than 7 years. In 2008, he decided to join the AXA Group, one of the top insurance companies in the world, to manage the e-Communications department, where he initiated and supervised the business and change management activities of ONE, the Global Intranet Project, as well as the corporate website AXA.com.

In December 2013, Stephane joined AXA in the US to lead Strategic Communications and Multimedia initiatives and develop AXA Event & Production Center into a video Global Center of Excellence internally and externally.

Stephane lives in New York City with his wife Louisa, a painter, and their two children Nelson, 15 and Satine, 12.