CCO, DENTSU CREATIVE US AND HISPANICS
Rafa joined Dentsu Creative in September 2022 from BBH U.S., where he served as Chief Creative Officer across its NY and LA offices. As a Brazilian-born, international creative, Rafa has worked his way across the globe making stops at Ogilvy & Mather in Brazil, Ogilvy & Mather and Leo Burnett in Dubai, Pereira & O’Dell, 180LA and TBD in San Francisco - the latter being an agency he launched at the end of 2017.
Rafa has received numerous accolades throughout his career and is behind award-winning projects such as Boost Mobile’s “Boost Your Voice” and Google’s “Black Owned Friday.” He has won over 300 international awards including Grand Prix, Golds and Pencils at Cannes Lions, D&AD, the One Show, Clios, London International Awards and the Effies. He also served on the jury in the following festivals: Cannes Lions (Glass Lions), D&AD (Creativity for Good), Clios, London International Awards, The Effies, Dubai Lynx, New York Festivals + Others.