Jill Lyons
Jill Lyons
Senior Vice President, Creative Operations
Maximum Effort
Jill Lyons is a strategic creative operations leader and award-winning executive producer and writer. Jill currently leads creative operations at Maximum Effort, Ryan Reynolds’ creative engine.

Prior, she was EVP of Delivery at Hawkeye Agency, a Publicis company, where she led project management, operations and the activation practices of media, integrated 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 UX teams. Before Allstate, Jill led as VP, Business Operations & Production at 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, integrated marketing and branded entertainment content for OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network, The Dr. Oz Show and The Oprah Winfrey Show.

Jill’s a futurist and a thought leader who routinely speaks on DEI, organizational design & change management, creativity & productivity. In 2017 she was named to Adweek’s “Young Influentials” list.