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Chidi Afulezi

Co-Founder, aKoma

Atlanta

Chidi is a product guy and digital insurgent, with a day job of co-founder of aKoma, a content management and storytelling platform for Africa and fans interested in Africa focused content. He also is a product management consultant and trainer, working with product teams from whiteboard to launched product offerings.

Chidi has been instrumental in the development of new digital products via a variety of startup and senior corporate stints at well-known media and tech companies. Prior to aKoma, he co-founded The Core Venture Studio – a startup studio, and Collider - a co-working space in Atlanta’s Tech Square. He stays active in the Atlanta startup community, serving as a mentor and advisor to startups, in addition to his role as an instructor at General Assembly’s Atlanta campus, teaching the Product Management courses.

Chidi has enjoyed a prolific career in the tech, entertainment and media industries, serving in an assortment of product executive roles with tech and media companies including Turner Broadcasting, Time Warner, Sony Music and AT&T Wireless. Chidi holds undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering, and an MBA in Finance and Marketing from New York University.

Upcoming:

Product Management Bootcamp

Product Management Bootcamp

Find out which of your ideas are most viable by learning how to test them quickly and efficiently.

16
Fri, 16 December 9:00 - 4:00pm EST
Product Management Bootcamp

Product Management Bootcamp

Find out which of your ideas are most viable by learning how to test them quickly and efficiently.

6
Fri, 6 January 9:00 - 4:00pm EST

Previously (40):

Product Management Bootcamp

Product Management Bootcamp

Find out which of your ideas are most viable by learning how to test them quickly and efficiently.

15 Times

Product Management

Product Management

In this ten-week course, students will learn to navigate the product cycle, from evaluating users and managing a roadmap to creating an MVP and developing metrics.

5 Times

Coffee Chat: Become a Product Manager

Coffee Chat: Become a Product Manager

Join us for coffee and pastry to chat about how to become a Product Manager.

3 Times

Idea to Minimum Viable Product

Idea to Minimum Viable Product

You have an idea! Learn to turn it into an Minimum Viable Product, then evolve or pivot as you learn more about your idea and it’s market value.

3 Times

Made in Atlanta: Product Chiefs - A Discussion on Delighting Users

Made in Atlanta: Product Chiefs - A Discussion on Delighting Users

Join us as we discuss all things product development with the folks who know best Alex Wellen, Chief Product Officer, CNN and Michael Tavani, Founder, Switchyards.

Kickstart Your Career using Product Thinking and Frameworks

Kickstart Your Career using Product Thinking and Frameworks

Think of great products and why their users love them, and then imagine your career built and managed like one of those products. Learn frameworks that will shake up and boost you

PDM Alumni Workshop

PDM Alumni Workshop

​Crafting Your Career Path As A GA Product OG

Introduction to Product Management

Introduction to Product Management

Join us to learn the fundamentals of product management, and understand how PM is different at various stages of a product's maturity.

Financial Modeling for Startups & Product Managers

Financial Modeling for Startups & Product Managers

Financial models require a healthy dose of data to come alive, so we will discuss how to identify the right information that is critical to build a solid financial model.

Taking the Leap: How to Quit your Job and Build Something Amazing!

Taking the Leap: How to Quit your Job and Build Something Amazing!

Tired of the 9-5? Want to be your own boss and build something amazing? Join us for a panel discussion and find inspiration to start your own venture!

So You Think You Want to Be a Product Manager...

So You Think You Want to Be a Product Manager...

Considering a career as a Product Manager? Curious about what a day-to-day job in product management looks like at a top company? Join us to learn more.

Product Chiefs: How to Make it in Atlanta

Product Chiefs: How to Make it in Atlanta

Ever wonder what it takes to make it in the A? Come hear the CMO of the Hawks talk about how to cash in on personal strengths and go from the court to the C-suite.

Product Chiefs: A Discussion on Delighting Users

Product Chiefs: A Discussion on Delighting Users

Two product chiefs from well known media brands will have a fireside chat on developing awesome products and leading product development.

Making the Switch from Project Manager to Product Guru

Making the Switch from Project Manager to Product Guru

Are you ready to make the transition to becoming a Product Manager? We'll help you make shift, and provide tools and weapons for you to move on to a product management career

Hack the Planet

Hack the Planet

Come one, come all, to GA’s first hackathon and BUILD the product you love.

Prepare for Takeoff: Intro to Product Management

Prepare for Takeoff: Intro to Product Management

What is Product Management? What are the stages of Product Development Cycle? Is an MVP a concept or the guy who caught a hundred passes at the Super Bowl? Get the answers here!

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