Patricio De Matteis
Chief Executive Officer, Australia-New Zealand
As CEO, Patricio is responsible for driving the network’s growth and operations across Australia and New Zealand.
With more than 25 years’ experience working across marketing, digital and consulting industries, Patricio is a strategic leader who is passionate about building high performing teams and creating sustainable growth opportunities for dentsu’s clients and partners.
Prior to joining dentsu, he was leading the digital arm of Cognizant as Chief Digital Officer, which included developing a digital transformation strategy to become a USD$1bn business in ANZ over five years.
Patricio previously held executive positions with PwC Australia and Accenture Interactive. During his 14-year tenure with Accenture Interactive, he helped shape and build the business from a two person-operation to a 1600+ person business. His experience has also included senior positions with Coca-Cola and Kellogg’s, giving him deep knowledge and expertise from both client and consulting sides.
Patricio is based in Sydney. He holds a degree in Anthropology from Skidmore college in New York.