Brazilian entrepreneur Alexandre Gama has over 35 years of experience in the advertising industry. He started out as simply a copywriter for the advertising agency, Standard Ogilvy & Mather in 1983, and since blossomed into one of the world’s most recognizable names in advertising.
Gama is currently the Chief Executive Officer of his own agency, Neogama, one of the top Brazilian agencies. His work has been recognized at the Cannes Film Festival, winning 23 Golden Lions. He has also been chosen as a Jury Member at Cannes on three separate occasions.
Alexandre Gama attended the prestigious Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation, obtaining a degree in Advertising and Communications in 1982. He was the first Brazilian to lead a global agency as the Global Chief Creative Officer of the UK-based Bargle, Bogle, and Hegarty (BBH). Gama was also the first Brazilian to be a member of the Publicis Groupe Global Creative Board. He is respected around the world as one of the most creative advertising executives and was the first Latin American to teach a Masterclass at the Cannes Film Festival.