Emem Rita Usanga is an accomplished business developer, consultant and mentor with expertise in human-centered experience designs. She describes herself as a developer that sits at the intersection between business and tech and who builds products and services with both users and the bottom line at the forefront of her mind.
She has over 18 years of experience in business development for digital media and advertising technology. She also specializes in business development, product development, UX Design, business process design and marketing strategy.
She is the founder of Bnkability, a tech platform working to solve the challenge of sourcing bankable projects in Africa by automating the African infrastructure project vetting process. Bnkability also helps SMEs become investor ready.
Emem holds a B. Sc in Media in Society from London South Bank University. She also has a number of professional certificates, including one in UI Design Patterns for Successful Software from the Interaction Design
Foundation London, UK.
She is the Co-lead at Tech London Advocates Africa (TLA Africa), a private sector led Tech coalition of over 2,700 expert individuals from the tech sector and broader community who have committed to championing London’s potential as a world-class hub for tech and digital businesses. It strives to support London’s tech start-ups and high-growth businesses in finding new investment, new talent and continued success. She is also an Adas List Strategy Committee Member.
Emem mentors for the Seedcamp and LSBU Enterprise focusing on operations, product development and revenue generation. She previously worked for companies such as WPP’s 24/7 Real Media and Glow Digital Media.
Emem is also currently the Local Leader for Interaction Design Foundation (IDF), an independent non-profit initiative with an objective to increase the level of global design education to an Ivy League standard at a reduced cost. She is also the Strategy Consultant at This Is Nuance, where she focuses on solving business, product and marketing challenges in high growth startups and medium sized businesses.
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Emem's wealth of knowlegde and expertise is truly admirable! She inspires us to always strive for knowledge that impacts the world around us.