Adriana Garcia

Journalist, Editor, and Consultant in State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Adriana Garcia

Journalist, Editor, and Consultant in State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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I connect Media and Design Thinking for innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship. Journalist and editorial manager. Stanford Knight Fellow'13. Focuses on applying Design Thinking for digital business transformation and Editorial Operations.

Created Reuters News online service in Portuguese in 1999. Became Head of the Service in 2002 in Sao Paulo, coordinating national coverage in Brazil. Moved to Washington D.C. in 2006 to work as Reuters U.S.- Latin Affairs correspondent, reporting in Spanish, Portuguese and English. Started her career as Abril Publishing house trainee, working later for major Brazilian magazines as VejaSP and Exame. Won the Abril prize of Journalism in 1997.

Has a Masters in Technology, Markets and Journalism from the University of Sao Paulo. Taught at Casper Líbero J-School. Has given many workshops, seminars and talks on digital Journalism, Communications and Editorial Strategy for the past two decades. Currently working as Rio2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games as Digital Communications director.

  • Work
    • Co-founder and Creative Director at OrbitalLab
  • Education
    • Stanford University
    • University of Sao Paulo