Claudia leads global communications for Omidyar Network’s Financial Inclusion initiative. In this role, she is responsible for creating communications programs that drive the firm’s brand positioning with internal and external audiences, as well as advise and advance the brands and communications of financial inclusion portfolio companies.
Claudia joined Omidyar Network in 2014 with more than 15 years of storytelling and strategic communications experience acquired in the U.S. and international markets. Prior to Omidyar Network, she worked at Visa, where she served as director of global communications for innovation and technology and head of products and marketing communications for the Latin American region. Prior to that, she led public affairs and regulatory communications for MasterCard in Latin America.
A former journalist, Claudia started her career in Brazil, working for some of the most prestigious news publications in the country, including Valor Econômico newspaper, Exame magazine, and the local bureau of the news agency Reuters. She has a deep knowledge of emerging markets and is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.