Maria B. Campbell is the founder and president of Maria B. Campbell Associates, Inc. and Maria B. Campbell Associates UK Ltd. A graduate of Smith College, Maria began her career in publishing as an assistant to the editorial representative in the New York office of Arnoldo Mondadori Editore, the Italian publisher. In 1987, Maria formed Maria B. Campbell Associates and year by year expanded her roster of international clients. She began working with Amblin, Steven Spielberg’s production company, and later worked as a book scout with Dreamworks SKG and with Kennedy Marshall. In 2000, she became the global book scout for Warner Bros. and in 2017 was hired in a similar capacity by Netflix. In addition, Maria was one of the founding board members of Words Without Borders and the Treasurer of Pen American where she served on the executive committee for 10 years. She is currently on the boards of the Center for Fiction and for Pilobolus, an internationally acclaimed dance company, renowned for its unique, diverse collaborative performances.