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Obi Onyejekwe

CEO

CEO at UNOMI

Venice, California

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Obi Onyejekwe's Work Experience

UNOMI

CEO

Greater Los Angeles Area

Pixel Pirate Studio Llc

Chief Operating Officer/ Founder

Greater New York City Area

Nito, Inc.

Founder/ Chairman & Chief Visionary Officer

September 2013 to April 2016

Greater New York City Area

Obi Onyejekwe's Education

Startup Leadership Program

Startup Founder, Startup Program, Graduated

2013 to 2014

Georgia State University

Bachelor's degree, Graphic Design, Cum Laude

1997 to 2001

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About Obi Onyejekwe's Current Company

UNOMI

Built and developed UNOMI Inc., a software company dedicated to reducing the production time and budget of the animation process by 30% to 75%. I teamed up with the most qualified front-end developer and previous colleagues from my last exit to build UNOMI. I assembled a dedicated sales team that has sales leads into the top studios...

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About Obi Onyejekwe

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CEO @ UNOMI Built and developed UNOMI Inc., a software company dedicated to reducing the production time and budget of the animation process by 30% to 75%. I teamed up with the most qualified front-end developer and previous colleagues from my last exit to build UNOMI. I assembled a dedicated sales team that has sales leads into the top studios and agencies in North America and globally.• Lead the launch of the 2D and 3D Lip-syncing software applications• Successfully raised early-stage seed investment of $315,000• Currently raising $1.5 Million in Seed Capital Greater Los Angeles AreaChief Operating Officer/ Founder @ Pixel Pirate Studio Llc Improved client relations, workflow, and overall management of production studio. Guided legal team to manage company’s contractual matters, resulting in better client relations. Created sales strategy and recruited strong sales team to lift revenue, leading to 4 high-profile clients. Recruited, directed, and motivated team of experienced designers, animators, programmers, and 3D artist to complete projects.• Doubled company revenue within 6 months.• Pitched innovative ideas and won contract with high-profile clients, including Nickelodeon, Spike, Barclay Center, and Urban Daddy. Greater New York City AreaFounder/ Chairman & Chief Visionary Officer @ Nito, Inc. Built Nito over 3 years ago as a way for users to be truly engaged with the brands that they love. I assembled a team of the most qualified programmers in the motion capture and facial recognition field. From there, we built a superb prototype that led to a $925K seed investment.• Built and hired a front-end team in the US and created a cohesive pipeline with our overseas team.• Lead the marketing and brand strategy that resulted in over 35,000 users in the first year.• Solidified strategic partners that allowed the company to reach a wider audience without having spent additional revenue on ads. From September 2013 to April 2016 (2 years 8 months) Greater New York City AreaCEO/ Founder @ Nito, Inc. Built Nito over 3 years ago as a way for users to be truly engaged with the brands that they love. I assembled a team of the most qualified programmers in the motion capture and facial recognition field. From there, we built a superb prototype that led to a $925K seed investment.• Built and hired a front-end team in the US and created a cohesive pipeline with our overseas team.• Lead the marketing and brand strategy that resulted in over 35,000 users in the first year.• Solidified strategic partners that allowed the company to reach a wider audience without having spent additional revenue on ads. From September 2013 to January 2015 (1 year 5 months) New York CityFreelance Creative Director @ Nickelodeon Conceptualize, design, and direct multimedia and advertising campaigns, including digital campaigns for Nickelodeon's on-air brand. Select and supervise a team of experienced graphic designers. Evaluate and direct vendors to produce large campaigns. • Pitched innovative and highly-conceptual ideas to Nickelodeon for a new set of outdoor and interactive campaigns. From April 2011 to October 2013 (2 years 7 months) New York, NYSenior Broadcast Art Director @ BET (BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc.) Restructured design team, which involved recruiting experienced designers to execute daily graphic tasks and selected quality vendors to produce all phases of large campaigns. Researched, hired, and oversaw broadcast and production specialist to optimize system maintenance and facilitate integration of media technologies. Guided writing and production staff in major re-brand of network following network’s struggle due to lack of branding and outdated voice that was out of sync with audience.• Facilitated 25% rise in network ratings and 10% increase in advertising income. Achieved through attention to all aspects of branding, marketing, and advertising across all media. From November 2009 to March 2011 (1 year 5 months) New York CityInteractive Creative Director @ Dentsu America Spearheaded multi-million-dollar accounts, ranging from Canon’s digital global campaign to Philip’s new wave electronics micro-site. Introduced new technology and trained Creative Department on logistics of video production, rich media programming, and integrated Flash development.• Boosted revenue and enhanced client loyalty through integrated, multi-faceted campaigns. From January 2009 to November 2009 (11 months) Creative Director/ Web Design Manager @ Gilt Groupe Built and managed Web Design Department, which steadily increased new membership 30% each week. Created e-commerce site, which become #1 luxury shopping destination in U.S. Collaborated with Technology Department to optimize Gilt site workflow, resulting in higher sales and more efficient use of labor.• Increased membership 35% and user dedication in Atlanta, Miami, California, and Dallas by partnering with VP of Marketing to develop strategic gorilla campaigns, such as shopping event parties. From May 2008 to January 2009 (9 months) Broadcast Art Director / Producer @ Spike TV Assumed role at time when company was struggling with brand identify. Created definitive brand. Implemented real voice for network that resonated with audience. Developed and directed design team. Established new standard in design, animation and production. Instituted new concepts and animation techniques.• Led team to win 6 BDA Gold awards and earned 4 Art Director awards.• Drastically improved network ratings by guiding team of 15 producers and designers to complete multiple large television campaigns. From September 2003 to May 2008 (4 years 9 months) New York, NYSenior Motion Designer @ Primal Screen - Designed and directed motion graphics for various clients such as Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and The Discovery Channel - Lead teams of designs, compositors and animators on large broadcast campaigns From September 2002 to August 2003 (1 year) Motion Designer @ Turner Broadcasting - Designed and art directed corporate identity and promotional material for TBS Superstation, and the Atlanta Hawks - Worked with outside vendors to create motion graphics and audio for show opens and promos From February 2001 to September 2002 (1 year 8 months)


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