Chief Marketing Officer
Arturo Nuñez is the chief marketing officer at Nubank, the world’s largest independent digital bank, where he runs global marketing efforts in Brazil, Mexico, and Colombia.
Arturo was previously head of marketing for Latin America for Apple, Inc., which he joined in October of 2014. He was responsible for marketing communications, corporate communications, product marketing, education content, enterprise marketing, and developer relations across all 38 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean with a special focus on Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, and Chile.
Arturo joined Nike in 2007 as marketing director for the US Southeast region and six months later he was appointed marketing director of Nike Americas. In 2012, Arturo became vice president of global marketing for Nike Basketball and was responsible for driving Nike’s marketing vision and strategy.
Before coming to Nike, Arturo spent seven years at the NBA, working his way from marketing director of consumer products for the Latin America office to vice president and managing director of Latin America and the US Hispanic market. Arturo has also held a variety of marketing roles for leading companies such as Diageo, Colgate Palmolive, and PepsiCo Restaurants International.
A native of Harlem, New York and son of Venezuelan and Cuban parents, Arturo attended Florida A&M University, where he studied business administration and economics. He is a member of the board of directors of the Estée Lauder Companies, and formerly the founder and CEO of AIE Creative, a company created to provide immersive experiences to a highly curated selection of brands looking for unique ways to connect with diverse customers. Arturo sits on the boards of The Miami Underline, The Playing For Change Foundation, and The Nyah Project.
He is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese and resides in Pinecrest, Florida, with his wife, Ana, son, Marcelo, and daughter, Karina. He is co-owner of Dante’s HiFI – Miami’s first vinyl listening lounge and a partner at Chulita Mexican Restaurant in Venice, California.
In his spare time, Arturo collects art, deejays, and is a member of a number of groups with the mission of helping others realize their dreams. These include Summit Series, Conversations in The Park, Clubhouse, and the New Fania Collective. Most recently, Arturo was recognized by Advertising Week LATAM as one of the most influential marketing leaders in Latin America.