Alexandre Gama is an entrepreneur from Brazil. He specializes in the advertising and communications industry. Gama began his career as a copywriter at Standard Ogilvy & Mather in 1982. In 1990, he became a copywriter and Creative Director at DM9 and held that position for four years. During his time there he became the most awarded copywriter of his generation.
Alexandre Gama also worked at places like Almap BBDO as its Creative Executive Director, and Young & Rubicam as its CCO and CEO. In 1999, he left to branch out on his own. Gama founded Neogama, now one of the top agencies in the country.
In its first three years of operation, Neogama became the fastest growing agency in Brazil’s history. It was also the very first Brazil agency to win a Lion in their first year of operation at the Cannes Festival. Neogama has been named “Agency of the Year” and was the youngest agency to ever win the esteemed Cabore award.
Alexandre Gama was named as one of the seven most important professions in Brazil’s publicity history in 2006. During the same year, he was named “Agency Director of the Year” by the Propaganda Professionals Association, and in 2007 he was named “Entrepreneur of the Year in the Communications Industry.”