Speaker Profile

Maiah Ocando

Venezuelan born, Los Angeles-based Maiah Ocando is an explosive talent of the digital world who conquered the internet creating a fantastic mix of lifestyle and comedy both in Spanish and English. Her tireless energy, sharp sense of humor, and pop sensibility quickly made her one of the most sought after Latin social media creators today as well as a favorite of movie studios and TV networks in the U.S and Latin America. Her premium produced, tightly packaged digital content garnered her several Streamy Awards nominations in categories including Series of The Year and Entertainer of The Year for three consecutive years, as well of two nominations for the Shorty Awards in 2017.

She is also an actor, producer, podcaster, fashion designer and a committed digital activist, using her online presence and social influence to inspire and encourage women all over the world to create, while she fights for gender equality, economic empowerment of diverse women and the portrayal of women in media. Maiah is currently on tour bringing a comedy special based on her podcast to theatres around the world and is developing a comedy series along with her husband and long time partner in crime, writer and producer Gabriel Torrelles.