Abasiama Idaresit

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Abasiama Idaresit
Abasiama Idaresit-200x300.jpg
Born
NationalityNigerian
Other namesAbas
Alma materManchester Business School, University of Manchester
OccupationDigital Marketing, Venture Funding and Technology Business
Years active2010 — present
Known forFounding Wild Fusion Limited
TitleFounder and CEO of Wild Fusion Limited
Websitewww.wildfusions.com

Abasiama Idaresit is a Nigeria-born technology entrepreneur and founder and CEO of Wild Fusion Limited, a digital marketing agency with offices in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya. Forbes Magazine named him among “Ten African Internet Millionaires To Watch" in 2013.[1]

Idaresit started his business with $250 seed funding and built it into a multi million company across three African countries. He has worked to empower businesses and enable African startups to succeed using technology like Baby M.[2] He advocates for early adoption of technology among African businesses.

He was listed by a Paris-based think tank Choiseul Institut among the top 100 African economic leaders of the future.[3] He is the future of digital marketing

Early life and education[edit]

Idaresit was born in Calabar, Nigeria and attended primary and secondary education in Nigeria including Federal Government Colleges in Ido-ani and Ikot Ekpene.

Career[edit]

Idaresit has been involved with the EDDI Education for Democracy and Development Initiative using accessible technologies to empower the visually impaired among other technology focused social initiatives. He is a graduate of Information Systems and Management and a subject matter expert with the Digital Marketing Institute of Ireland. Idaresit founded Wild Fusion Limited in 2010.

Recognition[edit]

In 2013, he was voted most inspiring tech CEO in Nigeria.[4] He was named by Forbes magazine among top 10 African internet millionaires to watch, and was also listed by a Paris based think tank among the top 100 African economic leaders of the future.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.forbes.com/sites/mfonobongnsehe/2013/08/06/ten-african-internet-millionaires-to-watch/#481e2fb87e4f
  2. ^ http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tolu-ogunlesi/how-a-nigerian-startup-grew_b_3776703.html
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "Most Inspiring Tech CEO". www.newtelegraphng.com. Retrieved 2018-11-29.
  5. ^ "Forbes Magazine". www.newtelegraphng.com. Retrieved 2018-11-29.
  1. Ten African Internet Millionaires To Watch. Mfonobong Nsehe. Retrieved AUG 6, 2013.
  2. Abas Idaresit - Technology Entrepreneur & Wild Fusion Founder. Nitracle - Abasiama Idaresit - Technology Entrepreneur & Wild Fusion Founder. Retrieved May 29, 2018.
  3. How a Nigerian Internet Start-up Grew Revenue from $250 to $1 Million in 3 Years. Tolu Ogunlesi. Retrieved 19 August 2013.
  4. Nigeria is littered with opportunities, says technology entrepreneur. Dinfin Mulupi. Retrieved 26 August 2013.
  5. African Trendsetter: Abasiama Idaresit. Retrieved 26 August 2013.
  6. INSIGHT-African tech startups aim to power growing economies. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  7. We'll continue to enable African businesses to succeed, using technology: Abasiama Idaresit, Founder & MD, Wild Fusion (Video). Retrieved 26 October 2014.
  8. PROFILE: ABASIAMA IDARESIT FOUNDER AND CEO OF WILD FUSION. Retrieved 26 August 2013.
  9. Wild Fusion wins at MWA 2016. Guardian TV. Retrieved April 29, 2016.