melisa quiñoy

Melisa Quiñoy

Chief Growth Officer


Melisa Quiñoy is an innovative and strategic thinker with a proven track record of building high performing teams, driving operational transformation, growing client base and delivering quantifiable results. She has over 25 years of high-level experience in media and advertising throughout the United States and international markets.

Most recently, as SVP of Media Partnerships and Business Development for A&E Networks, she built the “owned and operated” advertising sales offices in Miami, Mexico and Brazil, developed the regional, cross-platform, commercial strategy and oversaw the advertising sales operations across all Latin America and Brazil.

Before joining A+E Networks Latin America, she was CEO for Omnicom multicultural ad agency Dieste where she drove the agency transformation
which led to winning key accounts like Nissan USA, Levi’s, and Heineken. She was one of Ad Age’s Women to Watch and during her tenure at Dieste
was awarded the Ad Age Multicultural Agency of the Year.

Prior to joining Dieste, she spent nine years at Viacom Networks where in addition to leading the sales efforts across Europe and earlier in Latin
America, she built a full-service team delivering custom, youth-targeted integrated programs to drive incremental revenue from clients such as GM,
HP, Adidas, and Sony Ericsson.

Earlier in her career she held various Account Management positions in advertising agencies around the world – from New York to Mexico to Australia working on blue chip accounts: Unilever, L’Oreal, Pepsi, Nabisco, among others.  She holds an MBA from Columbia University and a BA in Economics from Cornell University.