Modupe Ogunyemi

Head of Marketing, Bounce News

About

Modupe Ogunyemi is a seasoned media and marketing communications professional with solid work experience spanning both Nigeria and the United Kingdom.

A graduate of the prestigious University of Ibadan, Modupe started her career in 2004 when she joined Enugu State Broadcasting Service as a youth corper. After her service to the nation, she joined the award-winning Channels Television as a TV Presenter & Reporter. She also worked in the Corporate Affairs Department of NICON Insurance before leaving the country to pursue her Masters in Marketing Communications at the University of Surrey in the United Kingdom.

Thereafter, she joined Freeads Classifieds, a UK online media company as the first Nigerian Online Marketing Executive. She returned to Nigeria a few years ago and has since worked in various capacities for several top companies including Access Bank and Konga where she led the online marketing teams.

She currently works for South African media giant, Media24, Naspers Group as the company’s Head of Marketing for Bounce News, its flagship machine learning news publishing product in Nigeria. Bounce News which only just launched last year has been making huge strides in the market, rising to rank among the top 2 news apps in Google Playstore in Nigeria and winning several awards along the way including the award for the Best News App in Africa by AppsAfrica which was awarded in Cape Town, South Africa