Speaker Profile

Lucas Watson
Chief Marketing Officer / Intuit, Inc.

Lucas Watson is the executive vice president, chief marketing and sales officer at Intuit. He is responsible for the company’s global sales and marketing organization, with the help of an incredible team of sales and marketing leaders who are developing Intuit, Quickbooks, TurboTax, Pro Connect and Mint into world class brands for consumers, small business owners and accountants. Before his current role at Intuit, Mr. Watson worked for Google, where he served as vice president of global brand solutions and innovations. He led the company’s brand advertising business, working with some of the world’s leading companies to build stronger and more trusted brands through Google-based solutions. Lucas and his team were responsible for the launch of key innovations, including Google Preferred, Brandcast, Brand Lab, Brand Lift and Brand Safety Ratings; he was also instrumental in helping YouTube become a viable commercial success. Prior to Google, Mr. Watson worked for Procter & Gamble for 17 years. As marketing director of global digital business strategy, Lucas drove P&G’s digital initiatives for 75 brands across 200 countries. Under his leadership, P&G greatly expanded their sales in the e-commerce channel and many P&G brands such as Old Spice, Gillette, Pampers and Tide achieved breakthrough business results because of their digital efforts.