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Brillant Akakpo

Coordinator, Global Creative Marketing

Brillant Akakpo

Netflix

Originally born in Togo, West Africa, Bri's family came to the U.S. as refugees back in 2000. Having moved around a lot gave him a global perspective and nurtured his creative curiosity, and led him to pursue advertising after he got his MBA. He officially started off his advertising career in NY at global agencies like Droga5, before finishing up at Wieden + Kennedy where he helped launched national brand campaigns for Fox Sports' College Football, Fox Sports Brand, The 2018 World Cup, and Sprite. He now lives in LA working at Netflix on the global creative marketing team focusing on the launch and creative campaigns of documentary titles such as FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened, Our Planet, and most recently, Homecoming: A Film by Beyoncé.