Q&A: David Droga on His Journey From Working the Mailroom to Winning Cannes’ Top Honor

He'll collect the Lion of St. Mark for lifetime achievement

As founder and creative chairman of Droga5, David Droga has worked with some of the world’s biggest and most important brands, from Under Armour to The New York Times. He’s also won most of the industry’s top awards—and this year, he joins luminaries like John Hegarty, Dan Wieden, Lee Clow and Bob Greenberg as one of the select few honored with the Lion of St. Mark. Adweek recently sat down with Droga to discuss the award, his career and the industry at large.

This story first appeared in the June 12, 2017, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.
@PatrickCoffee patrick.coffee@adweek.com Patrick Coffee is a senior editor for Adweek.