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Renata Maia*
SVP, Group Creative Director
Area 23

NEW YORK, USA // Renata Maia is a Brazilian Creative Director with nearly 19 years of experience. She started her career in Brazil working at Publicis, Fisher and Y&R. She then moved to NY to work at Grey Advertising and Y&R/RedFuse. In her prior position she held a regional role, and the job included overseeing 14 brands in 19 countries and leading 3 main Creative Centers of Excellence.

She is now SVP, Group Creative Director at Area 23, and her goal is to combine life-changing ideas with life-changing products – to create brave ideas that will help move the industry forward.

Renata has over 20 awards, including several Effies plus many Luerzer’s Archive publications. She is a champion for female empowerment, giving a voice to diversity and generating inclusiveness, to create an environment full of collaboration and creativity.

She is passionate about transforming thought-provoking ideas into stunningly crafted work.