Meet the Jury for the Pulse Influencer Awards

The jury comprises of the brightest minds from across the globe who have a wealth of experience in the digital/media/partnership landscape. They will be responsible for screening the submitted nominations and selecting the Top 10 nominees per category. The Jury process will be transparent and fair and each nomination will be scored based on our criteria.

Deyemi Okanlawon

Deyemi Okanlawon launched his stage career while studying Chemical Engineering at UNILAG, and building a corporate career in sales & marketing. He went on to study “Acting For Film” at Delyork Creative Academy-NYFA in 2012 and became a full-time actor in 2013.

Adaora Mbelu

Adaora Mbelu is a co-founder at Lumination. She has worked on projects with multinational brands including Google, Guinness, Johnny Walker, Microsoft, Hennessy, Pepsi Co, Fenty, Zipline, Adidas, amongst others. She has been mentioned in Entrepreneur Magazine’s “11 Africans that are changing the business landscape in Africa.”

Bizzle Osikoya

Bizzle is a Music Executive with experience working in Digital Marketing & A&R in the Nigerian music industry. He is very passionate about empowering his generation. He Is the Co-Founder of One of Africa’s Biggest Entertainment Companies “The Plug” which is also a nickname for him and his business partner.

Elizabeth Osho

Elizabeth Osho is the Founder of award-winning Public Relations Firm SoMedia Solutions Group, a Communication and PR firm with offices in Washington DC and Lagos. She is an excellent communicator and a result-oriented strategist and public relations professional with proven expertise in brand management and strategy, project management, digital marketing, content creation, and lifestyle consultancy. She is also a lifestyle influencer. She has worked on large-scale brand influencing for Lancôme, Maggi, and Johnny Walker.

Adesola Arogundade

Adesola Arogundade She is a content strategist with a decade of experience that spans media, technology, impact-driven organizations and women-led initiatives. She credits her growth to years spent crafting the voice and shaping stories for pan-African digital platforms such as BellaNaija as well as FAB Magazine, and OnoBello, where she spent her early years. Currently, Adesola is TikTok's Partnerships Lead for the West African eco-system, where she continues to shape narratives and execute strategies aimed at elevating content quality and quantity growth.