Head of Google Brand Studio & Social Lab APAC
Claudia Cristovao is the Head of Google Brand Studio & Social Lab APAC. She studied Communication, Film and Fine Art between Lisbon, Copenhagen, Amsterdam and London. She is an honours graduate at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam and holds an MFA from Saint Martins in London.
Claudia has worked as a writer, brand developer and Creative Director for Nike, Google, Honda, Adidas, MINI, AMEX and many others, at agencies like W+K, Sid Lee and AKQA. Her projects have included music videos, a installations, digital experiences, social media campaigns and business transformations.
Claudia has been a speaker at ad:tech Tokyo, UN WOMEN and Spikes Asia, amongst other venues. She was jury President for Titanium and Innovation at Cannes Lions and Spikes Asia, and has been a guest juror for the New York Festivals, Cannes, AdFest, Spikes, The One Show and the WIRED Hack Awards. Her artworks, which link storytelling and interactivity, have been exhibited across the world, namely at the São Paulo Biennial, the Dakar Biennial, the Guangzhou Biennial, De Appel in Amsterdam and MOCA in San Francisco.