Tomiwa Aladekomo

Tomiwa Aladekomo

Director, SmartCity PLC

Tomiwa Aladekomo is the CEO of Big Cabal Media, which creates compelling content for African youth and is building the next generation of Africa’s media brands. An experienced media and marketing executive, Tomiwa led the team that transformed the Guardian Nigeria into a top-notch digital media operation. He’s worked in senior roles, leading digital for Heineken Nigeria and heading one of West Africa’s top digital agencies.

Mr. Aladekomo has worked extensively across media and marketing in North America, notably for Atlantic Records and The Futures Company, where he worked on global strategy briefs for brands like Coca-Cola and Unilever.  

He has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration from Boston University and a Master of the Arts degree in Anthropology from Columbia University, New York. Mr. Aladekomo is also a fellow of the prestigious Archbishop Tutu Leadership Fellowship.