SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL // Patrícia Weiss is the Chairwoman of the Branded Content Marketing Association – BCMA South America, and the Executive Producer and Strategic Branded Content Consultant at ASAS.br.com, the international collective of Storydoers that create and produce original branded content and entertainment.
With 30 years of experience in the marketing and communication fields, Patrícia started her marketing career at McDonald’s as trainee and marketing manager, and later at Citibank. She has also worked in major ad agencies such as Ogilvy, DM9DDB, McCann, Africa, the British M&C Saatchi hotshop as co-founder in Brazil, and at Leo Burnett as SVP Head Of Strategic Planning - Latin America.
Patrícia is focused on creating and producing authentic and meaningful brand narratives at the powerful intersection of Marketing, Entertainment and Culture.
Among her recent Branded Content works are Heineken's documentary Beco das Garrafas (Bottle’s Alley) about the birthplace and history of Bossa Nova, the short film “Father – by Guga Kuerten”, a touching true story told by the famous tennis idol for Itaú (the biggest bank in Brazil), Nestlé Molico's "Humanity In Me" doc series of 11 short films about the relevance of Feminine values today, followed by a second season called "Humanity In Us" with 3 short films and a documentary, also the "When we are who we want to be?" documentary for TV about the volatile, uncertain and ambiguous world (Natura, Nestlé Molico and Itaú brands were invited to join the project, fully funded by the GNT TV channel).
Advisory Council member of the Women In Marketing Institute in London;
Advisory Board Member of IED Masterbrand in Milan, Italy where she is also invited lecturer for Branded Content & Entertainment, speaks and conducts international workshops masterclasses.
She is Creator and Curator of the First Branded Content Post Graduation in Brazil, as well as Video Storytelling, Branded Entertainment and Pop Culture instructor at Miami Ad School.
Patrícia is a frequent member of international juries of Branded Content in festivals like Cannes Lions, CLIO Awards, London Festival, A-List Hollywood Awards, Cristal Festival in France, Be Fest Australia, Lisbon Ad Festival, FIAP Festival in Buenos Aires, Women In Marketing Awards in London for two years, Effie Awards, Dubai Lynx Festival and Festival of Media in Miami.