The #ACB20 is selected based on the informed judgement of our panel of seasoned professionals who have graciously committed to helping us improve the quality of the assessment and provide useful feedback for the overall discourse of brand engagement.
Over the past 5 years, Prisca has worked at the melting point of storytelling, music and culture. Prior to becoming the General Manager at Engage Kenya, she previously consulted for Sauti Academy, Music Culture Foundation and Arifu. With 3 tracks to her name, Prisca is building a career in music.
Phokeng Setai is a research fellow in the Centre for Humanities Research and a Doctoral candidate in the department of Anthropology at the University of the Western Cape. He is also researcher in the curatorial department at Zeitz MOCAA and is co-founder of About00Time, a digital cultural work platform and open access independent press that has just released its first book publication titled, Creativity Under Confinement.
Balindile ka Ngcobo
Balindile ka Ngcobo is a South African actor, theatre maker and voice artist who holds a Master’s degree in Theatre & Performance from the University of Cape Town. Her work is concerned with the understanding and healing of the Black psyche through the staging of alternate Afrikan realities. Her work has been presented at Artistic Research Africa, and as part of an international collaboration at the 2020 Investec Cape Town Art Fair.
Koromone "KK" Koroye is a storyteller and communications specialist with experience in Africa's tech & business ecosystem. She's currently TechCabal's Managing Editor.
Perez is a communications and brand growth strategist. He founded the Africa Business Meetings, a platform for executive-level conferences in Africa. Currently, he leads the strategy and planning team at Arden & Newton, a brand communications company.
K. A. Tambajang
Khadijah is the founder & lead consultant of MakalliMatta Consulting, a SeneGambian global communications and business set-up facilitation consultancy, founded in 2010. She is also the co-owner and publisher of the Gambia-based NewDay Newspaper.
Lade Tawak is an Experience and Service Designer using her expertise in research, strategy, design thinking, facilitation, and customer experience to improve products around the world. She is passionate about personal and career development and is also a Career Coach.
Dami is a User Researcher at Webflow primarily focused on setting research operations in place as the organization scales. She sees life as an adventure and loves sharing the things she has learnt about life, humans, technology and design.
Over the past 10 years, Victor has enjoyed playing key roles on major brand design projects within the social development and tech industries; bringing his much-enjoyed capacity as creative director and honed skill to facilitate conversations, to the table. He co-leads the team at FourthCanvas.
Tolu is a PR and communication professional combining a portfolio of winning case studies across Africa with a decade-abiding love of K-culture. She has an in-depth understanding of media, culture, socio-politics, loves all things tech and has a keen interest in the continent's development agenda.
With a communication tendency that dates back to his earliest memories, Ope has over the years worked on radio, written for tech publications and to what he now does best, developed blueprints for compelling brand storytelling. He is a Partner at FourthCanvas, leading Strategy.
Adebayo is a Deputy Creative Director in one of Nigeria’s foremost advertising agencies. To him, creativity is a way of life. It’s what he enjoys doing and advertising only helps create a platform for him to express himself through the voice of brands.
Ized is first a community-builder, and professionally, a builder of brands— through marketing and PR. Among many other hats she wears, she is CEO/CMO of Loose Media Ltd, and convener of DigiClan Africa. She was previously Social Producer at CNN Africa Bureau.