During the three-day event hosted in Johannesburg, South Africa this week, we caught up with some of these changemakers.
In his talk, titled ‘ Finding Ngozi. Our theoretical customer’, founder of Iroko TV, Jason Njoku weighs in on how the Nollywood focused service embarked on a campaign to connect with its customers. In the Lagosian predominantly ‘cash only’ economy, few platforms thrive and Iroko is leading the pack.
Head of Operations in Africa Gillian Ezra is a seasoned digital rights lawyer, who co-founded the streaming service Simfy. She has been Head Of Content at Eduze Mobile and now Head Of Operations in Africa for Deezer music streaming service. Ezra speaks of Deezer’s role within the continent and its focus in local regional content.
Former eTV Channel boss and current BET Vice President at Viacom International Media Networks Africa.
During his presentation, Twala spoke about some of the challenges facing many broadcasters and producers.
This is what he had to say.