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Chidi Afulezi


Chidi Afulezi is a product guy and digital insurgent, with a day job of co-founder of aKoma, a content management and storytelling platform for Africa and fans interested in Africa focused content. He also is a product management consultant and trainer, working with product teams from whiteboard to launched product offerings.

Chidi has been instrumental in the development of new digital products via a variety of startup and senior corporate stints at well-known media and tech companies. Prior to aKoma, he co-founded The Core Venture Studio – a startup studio, and Collider - a co-working space in Atlanta’s Tech Square. He stays active in the Atlanta startup community, serving as a mentor and advisor to startups, in addition to his role as an instructor at General Assembly’s Atlanta campus, teaching the Product Management courses.

Chidi has enjoyed a prolific career in the tech, entertainment and media industries, serving in an assortment of product executive roles with tech and media companies including Turner Broadcasting, Time Warner, Sony Music and AT&T Wireless. Chidi holds undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering, and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from New York University.