Akama Davies

Akama Davies

Head of Brand PerformanceLondon, United Kingdom
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Akama Davies

Akama Davies

Head of Brand PerformanceLondon, United Kingdom
About me
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.
Projects
  • Stripes
    StripesCo-founder of Stripes. Run & delivered sessions in consecutive Media Trust Insight Days. Support the Breck Foundation in delivering online safety courses to over 200 schools in London. 
  • Oath
    OathGlobal Lead for the Multicultural Employees Resource Group. Elected at EMEA a Platforms Lead for Oath Navigators  designed to lead the integration of Microsoft, Millennial Media Yahoo and AOL out for 12,000+ employees. Gave Keynote speech at Artias Retargeting Marketing Summit. 
Projects credited in
  • We Are Stripes
    We Are StripesA career progression initiative. Through visibility, events and education, we create and increase opportunities for ethnic diverse creative talent, across the creative industries.
  • Championing Diversity: this Black History Month, meet 100 creatives inspiring change
    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 d
Awards
    Best Buy Side Deal
    AOL Superstar 2016