Alistair King, 2021 Pitcher Awards Heritage Jury President

Temitayo Ige

Brand Manager - Digital (CEWA), Beiersdorf, Lagos

Young Professionals Academy - Digital Juror

About

Temitayo Ige

Temitayo Ige is a seasoned marketing communications professional with over 9 years’ experience in the industry, 8 of which she has spent in Digital marketing which puts her right at the beginning of the Digital Marketing awakening in West Africa. Some notable feats of Temitayo include starting Isten Digital- a business that is focused on helping people navigate through digital marketing through training and recruiting; co-founding Digital Marketing Meet-Up- a platform for digital marketing professional; member of the board of directors for ADMARP (Association of Digital Marketing Professionals and being a judge for Young Lions and Pitchers awards- an affiliate of Cannes Lions Festival in Nigeria. Privileged to be a marketer through and through, she holds her first degree in Mass Communications with emphasis in Public Relations and Advertising, an MA in Strategic Marketing Communications and a Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing from the Digital Marketing Institute of Ireland. After getting a taste of the marketing communications agency life at Etu Odi communications as a client service executive and copywriter, Temitayo’s focus in the industry switched to digital marketing during her master’s in University of Greenwich, UK where she had an opportunity to intern at a digital agency which totally changed the course of her career. After moving back to Nigeria in 2013, she returned to Etu Odi communications, where she started to create a digital department fully understanding the need for such services in Nigeria. A year later, Temitayo joined Wild Fusion, an agency that focused specifically on digital marketing as a digital strategist. During her time there, she got Google certified and went on to become a certified trainer for the Digital Marketing Institute of Ireland helping to train several digital marketers who are currently in top positions across several companies in Nigeria. With her passion for passing on knowledge and investing in people, she has always engaged in trainings, seminars, conferences and workshops where she helps to raise the next generation of digital marketing professionals, teaching sales staff, entrepreneurs, bloggers, marketing teams and students how to leverage digital marketing. Her passion for training and women empowerment also saw her join the prestigious trainer network of Facebook, who partnered with a local organization to train female entrepreneurs across Nigeria In 2016, she joined Ogilvy Nigeria where she rose to become the Account Director, overseeing the several clients serviced by the business. Over the years, Temitayo has helped to strategically position several top brands digitally, including Coca Cola, Knorr, FBN Quest, Diamond Bank, Airtel Nigeria, amongst others. She is currently the Brand Manager- Digital for Central, East, West Africa at Beiersdorf, a global company with presence across over 150 countries. There, she oversees the strategic digital outlook of the business and the digital activities across 35 countries for NIVEA, a brand that has become one of the fastest growing in the market. She continues to explore avenues to grow the industry by organizing conferences, contributing and sharing knowledge as well as constantly seeking opportunities to learn.