Santiago Lyon

Photographer, Director of Business Development, Adobe

Santiago Lyon is Adobe’s first director of editorial content. Santiago leads Adobe Stock’s editorial photography strategy and collection, working with world-class photojournalists, documentary photographers and editorial providers. He has more than 30 years of industry experience – including 20 years as a photojournalist for Reuters and the AP where he won multiple awards for his work on conflict, including two World Press Photo prizes and the Bayeux prize for war photography.

Santiago was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University before becoming VP and Director of Photography at The Associated Press from 2003-2016. He was Chair of the World Press Photo Foundation contest jury in 2013, teaches regularly at the ICP in new York and sits on numerous photojournalism-related boards.