Alexandre Gama, the CEO of Brazilian advertising agency Neogama, is still going strong after nearly 40 years in the industry. Gama has ran Neogama since he founded the company back in 1999 and plans on running the day-to-day operations well into the foreseeable future.

Gama spent nearly two decades as a copywriter and creative director at a number of agencies prior to starting Neogama. The agency has been one of Brazil’s top agencies since it was founded, winning numerous awards and distinctions for their work. Gama has personally been the recipient of a number of awards and distinctions over the years.

In 2008 Gama became the first Latin American to be invited to teach a Masterclass at Cannes. He has been a board member of the Brazilian Association of Advertising since 2012. In 2004 and again in 2013, Alexandre was given the distinction of being named the Foreman of the International Film Jury of D&AD. Neogama has been awarded over two dozen Golden Lion Awards at the Cannes Film Festival since the year 2000.

Gama is also an avid investor as part owner of Briggs Automotive and founder of music conglomerated, VIOLAB. He continues to be known around the world as one of the greatest minds in advertising.