Mauricio is the co-founder of Wise Entertainment and EP on the hit Hulu series East Los High, an award-winning drama that earned 6 Emmy nominations during its 5-year run on Hulu. The show is the streaming platform’s longest-running original. Mota began his career as an entrepreneur at the age of 15, when he developed a storytelling board game with writer Sonia Rodrigues, which he sold door-to-door all over Brazil. It is now present in over 5,000 schools. Mauricio was the first Latin American to speak at the Futures of Entertainment conference at MIT. He has been a judge on many international juries, such as Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, Festival of Media, the Emmys, and the One Show. Most recently, he designed the School of Series, a TV series/IP development lab that will shape the next generation of showrunners and content creators in Brazil and trains upwards of 800 writers and producers a year.