Nigerian by nationality, African in perspective and Global by experience, Oye Akideinde’s 16years+ experience has been primarily in consumer goods, eBusiness, financial, media and digital sectors. With demonstrated initiative & creativity, he has been successful in IT, project management, strategy, product & business development, marketing, giving him a vast set of skills.
Awarded Marketing Edge’s 2018 ‘Digital Entertainment Innovator’, listed as 2016’s Avance Media’s ‘100 Most Influential Young Nigerians’, MeetsMedia ‘Media Personality of September 2016’ & a nominee in 2010’s Future Awards ‘Professional of the year’, he holds an MSc in Business Information Systems from the University of Hertfordshire, UK & a BSc in Computer Science from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. Oye also known as Oye A.K.D., is a member of the Project Management Institute.
Oye is the Regional Director, West Africa for Transsnet Music Limited – which owns Boomplay Music , 2017’s Best African App winner; and is responsible for strategically developing and managing key relationships in the continent to fulfill its vision of becoming Africa’s largest sustainable music ecosystem.
He is also the co-founder of 360nobs Limited, a technology driven marketing & entertainment services firm. With a vast experience in web strategy & development, he has transformed 360nobs.com platform into 1 of Africa’s biggest lifestyle & entertainment websites catering to millions of unique visitors monthly.
Oye is a member of The Headies Academy for The Headies awards who reward outstanding achievements in the Nigerian music industry. A family man with a beautiful daughter, he likes to be involved in global workshops to contribute to discussions on various trends in Africa and its impacts and possibilities. Oye is a collector by heart – from Comic books to Original DVDs to mp3s.