Abasiama Idaresit graduated with an MBA at Manchester Business School and moved back to Nigeria in 2010 to start his own business and is currently the founder and CEO of Wild Fusion- a digital marketing agency servicing some of the world’s biggest brands operating in Africa.
Just so you know, He started his company in 2010 with a gift of $250 from his mother and it took him 8 months to make the first deal. Three years down the line, his clientele included Visa, Vodafone, Samsung and Unilever as well as several large Pan-African corporations and his company is valued at slightly over US$10 million in annual revenues this year. Yes, you heard that right; $10 million! And yes, he started in 2010. The company operations in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya and is ontrack to expanding to six other African countries in the next 18 months.
The rapid growth of Wild Fusion attracted the attention of Google, the search engine company has partnered with Wild Fusion, and it eventually became the first Nigerian company to become a Google Adwords partner; and Google’s first Adwords certified partner in West Africa(Talk about added bonus..lol.)
Abasiama Idaresit is an alumnus of the London School of Economics, where he earned his degree in Information Systems and Management. After he graduated, he returned to Nigeria in 2008 determined to use the internet to change how things were done on the continent, and to better the lives of his fellow Africans. As his company Wild Fusion continues to grow, he and the company are participating in creating jobs employing Africans and empowering African brands. Idaresit, 34, is a trend setter and is listed on Forbes as one of the ten African Internet millionaires to watch.
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