MARKETING EDGE on TV hosts Olubodun tomorrow

By Oghale Mafuru

Foremost Marketing and advertising television program, MARKETING EDGE on TV will be hosting Feyi Olubodun, Founder and Managing Partner of Open Squares Africa, a marketing strategy consulting firm tomorrow on TVC News DStv Channel 418 and WAP TV.

The programme which comprises industry news, analysis, and interviews will air Wednesday on TVC News DStv Channel 418 at 12:30 pm and WAP TV at 8pm. A repeat of the programme will also air Thursday on WAP TV at 9. 30am.

In this interview, Feyi Olubodun will be speaking on how the advertising and marketing communications industry has been impacted by technology over the last one year and how marketers can encourage clients to increase advertising spend despite the challenging economic environment.

Feyi Olubodun is the Founder and Managing Partner of Open Squares Africa, a marketing strategy consulting firm with the mission to “interpret Africa for businesses with an Africa focus, thereby helping them navigate businesses successfully there.” He currently consults for multi-nationals and indigenous businesses on how to win in the African marketplace, with assignments across multiple regions on the continent.

Feyi is one of the leading authorities on understanding the African marketplace, and the author of the seminal book ‘The Villager: How Africans Consume Brands’ which articulates the only proprietary framework for understanding African consumer.


A seasoned business leader, Feyi was previously the CEO of Insight Publicis, Nigeria’s foremost and arguably West Africa’s largest marketing communications firm. While there he led a highly ambitious creative team that solves different client’s business challenges, reformatted the business into a post-digital agency while delivering high value for clients.


He is a Global Executive MBA alumnus of the Duke University Fuqua School of Business. He is SMP 40 Alumni of Lagos Business School and a BSc Psychology graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU). Feyi’s professional experience spans over 15 years spanning research, marketing, general management and corporate leadership. He has worked for clients across every major sector in Nigeria, East and Southern Africa.


Feyi Olubodun is an inspiring speaker, presenter and facilitator. He is considered as a leading authority on the African Consumer, having given talks on International platforms across Europe and Africa. He has published the only proprietary framework for understanding the psychology of the African. Feyi also speaks on innovation in an African context, cultural leadership, strategy and strategy implementation across several platforms and business schools.


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