She began her career in TV, climbing the ranks, until becoming a successful independent Producer and Executive Producer. Maria has worked in TV, Film, and produced over 800 Commercials for Global companies. In 2009, after being laid off from her Producer position at JWT Advertising, she decided that a career change was necessary. In order to pursue her passion for Digital Marketing, she applied and was accepted into the prestigious EMBA program at Thunderbird in Geneva, Switzerland and graduated in 2011. Ever since graduation, she has been working in the Digital Marketing space with great success. Her work with startups, mid-sized and Fortune 500 companies has spanned the entire Digital landscape.

Maria has a passion for developing ideas that deliver business results while leveraging the convergence of technology, marketing, and commerce to create engaging experiences that connect with audiences.  She values creativity in all its forms, generating innovation, getting things done. A self-confessed travel junkie and a lifelong nerd who loves writing, laughing, good food, family and making things happen – not necessarily in that order.