Abiola is a renowned entrepreneur and famous media personality trying to make Africa popular in the global arena. He has been the most successful business strategist, and people know him for his articulation and power. He has been the former CEO and the board member of the musical company of OkayMedia, and he held the office from the year 2015 to 2020. He has always been the popular spokesman of the era, and he tried to make people have a better idea regarding the cultural aspect of Africa. He wanted the world to take more interest in his country, and for this reason, he presided over seminars and conferences to make people feel positive about Africa.
Starting his Career
Abiola Oke started with his financial sector career, and he was known for holding several positions of senior level in companies like Barclays, Citigroup, and Morgan Stanley. He has been focusing and writing on various topics based on several subjects like business, media, technology, culture, music, and Africa. The topics are varied, and the way he handled things is highly commendable. The man has been interviewing various stalwarts like filmmakers and actors. They have been eminent people like Ryan Coogler, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and the rest of the people in the genre.
His Power and Positions
Abiola has been the most notable speaker. He was given the keynotes, which made him sit on the panels at places like Stanford University, Columbia University, Oxford University, AfroTech, and the most popular Haiti TECH Conference. He has also been to places to make use of his position, and these are Bank IFC Sustainability Exchange and the UNICEF’s inaugural Global Innovations for the kids. He has also been contributing to the Youth Summit at the destination of Helsinki, Finland. Abiola has also been an integral part of Africa-America Institute’s State of Education Forum at Abidjan.
Judge and the Personality of the Year
In 2018, Abiola was the judge at the most important MIDEM’s Artist Accelerator program with the rest of the popular executives from Viacom, UTA, and the rest. He has been the main figure at the inaugural Intra-Africa Trade Fair, and he also got the award of Amplifier of the Year with the best prestige at the inaugural AfroBall gala ever since he has been in the limelight with all the accolades and the appraisals which made him a superior and well-known character all across the world.
Change in Career and Reputation
Abiola Oke has been serving various non-profitable organizations, and the list includes MoCADA, which stands for Museum of Contemporary Diaspora Arts, and other places like Face Africa and NABU.org. He has been the successful ambassador of Monrovia Football Academy, and he has also been the best guide and mentor at Student Sponsor Partners program in The Bronx. Nothing was against him till the time he had control over his behavior. Being the CEO of OkayMedia, Abiola started abusing the female employees, which made him resign from his position.