Alexandre Gama Proves Persistence Pays Off

Brazilian businessman Alexandre Gama is a self-made man. He began his career as a copywriter at advertising agency Standard & Ogilvy all the way back in 1981 but his dream didn’t end there. Gama dreamt one one day owning his own agency and being a world-renown creative director but that dream was going to take a lot of time and persistence.

After nine years he was offer the Creative Director position at DM9 and just a few short years later, Gama was named CEO/COO of Young & Rubicam. Finally, in 1999, Gama opened his own agency named Neogama. He has went on to become the first Latin American to teach a Masterclass at Cannes as well as winning 23 Golden Lions at the festival. Always one to follow his dreams, Alexandre Gama is one of Brazil’s most brilliant success stories of the past 40 years.