Alvaro Paes de Barros

Head of Studios

In 2016, Alvaro relocated to Los Angeles to manage YouTube Space LA. As head of YouTube’s largest studio worldwide, he handles oversight of all business elements involved in delivering on the YouTube Space motto: ‘Learn. Connect. Create.’ This includes production, education and community activities with the vast and varied creator communities in LA.

He is also responsible for marketing and messaging internally and externally and ensuring the right balance of creators, brands and social events to ignite the local YouTube community. He manages extensive relationships internally with Content Partnerships, Marketing, Sales, Legal, Facilities, Product Management, PR and Public Policy and externally with media companies, content creators, government officials, media outlets, press, and talent vendors to name a few.

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