Chief Creative Officer, Dentsu Aegis Network & Isobar Group, Brazil
Born in Mozambique, Rui Branquinho moved to Brazil when he was four years old. He graduated from Escola Superior de Propaganda e Marketing (ESPM) and began his career at DPZ. Following a brief period at Young & Rubicam, Branquinho opened his own agency in 2000, Cápsula, which, after a short time became TBWA/Capsula. He then moved on to work at W/Brasil (currently WMcCann) where he started as a copywriter and, seven years later, became Creative and Strategy Co President. In 2011 he returned to Young & Rubicam as Chief Creative Officer until July 2016. Branquinho has accumulated more than 50 Cannes Lions, in addition to prestigious national and international awards including as Grand Effie, D&AD, Clio, NYF and LIA.