Maria Scileppi is currently the Founding Director of 72U, a Creative Residency at the intersection of art, technology and storytelling, housed within 72andSunny in Los Angeles and Amsterdam. Maria curates and leads multi-disciplinary teams of makers with expertise in creative technology, digital fabrication, engineering, design, and a wide range of the arts. The program is focused on growing people creatively and professionally while making things that matter in culture. Maria uses collaboration and experimentation as tools to galvanize teams around a shared mission through creativity and innovation.
Her work has been featured in Mashable, Fast.Co.Create, NOTCOT, PSFK, Esquire, LA Weekly, Little Black Book, Huffington Post, Creativity, Mediapost and Adweek. She was most recently honored as one of Adweek’s 30 Star Players at US Agencies 2015.