Cecilia Caparas Apelin

Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

Pronouns: She/Her

Cecilia Caparas Apelin is an entrepreneur, creative, brand marketer, producer and lover of design, fashion and art. Cecilia is the CEO and Co-founder of Ciel Creative Space, a multi- purpose artistic sanctuary in Berkeley, CA where creatives explore, collaborate and produce within 40,000 square feet of connecting studios and event space.

With 20+ years of experience in the advertising, music, tech and fashion industries, Cecilia has utilized her talents to support a breadth of national and international companies such as Logitech and Old Navy. As founder of the creative agency Indigo Sky, she led teams producing award winning work for clients such as Condé Nast, Gap, Tailored Brands, Airbnb, Facebook and Samsung.

With a mission to disrupt the creative industry, Cecilia works to be a changemaker by introducing new opportunities and opening doors for BIPOC female creatives, producers and entrepreneurs. Her personal mission and commitment to communities around the globe can be seen in her work as a committee member for SoHo House and her involvement and support in organizations like WPO and various national and international nonprofits. When she’s not creating magic and sparking change, Cecilia can be found spending time with her two daughters.


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