Akama is one of the best talents in the media industry today. Akama has had a meteoric rise since he joined AOL in September 2013 as an Account Manager. He was promoted to Key Account Manager in April 2015, Programmatic Lead April 2016 and earlier this year was promoted to Head of Brand Performance in February 2017. Outside AOL Akama has also founded Stripes - an organisation whose mission is to create opportunities for people from diverse backgrounds, across the media industry. Through Akama's guidance Stripes have had great success to date, which is set to continue.
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- Championing Diversity: this Black History Month, meet 100 creatives inspiring changeWe asked 11 of our creative heroes to each nominate 10 leading black change makers and creators who are shaping the current climate with raw talent, big ideas and crazy hard work. There is still a huge disparity of BAME individuals in the creative industry. Currently only 13% of the creative industry workforce identify as coming from Black and Minority Ethnic backgrounds. In addition, only 8% of senior positions have BAME representation. Spotlighting this subject is as important as ever. True d134
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