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Obi Onyejekwe

Advisor Greater New York City Area, US

Founder/ Chairman & Chief Visionary Officer, Nito, Inc..

Founder/ Chairman & Chief Visionary Officer, Nito, Inc..

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24 vouches

Involved In

Founder

Nito, Inc.
Nito, Inc.

Positions

Chief Operating Officer/ Chairman Pixel Pirate Studio Llc March 2011 - present
Founder/ Chairman & Chief Visionary Officer Nito, Inc. October 2013 - May 2016
Multimedia Creative Director FREELANCE MULTIMEDIA CREATIVE DIRECTOR March 2013 - October 2013
Senior Broadcast Art Director BET (BET Networks, a subsidiary of Viacom Inc.) December 2009 - March 2011
Interactive Creative Director Dentsu America January 2009 - December 2009
Creative Director/ Web Design Manager Gilt Groupe May 2008 - January 2009
Broadcast Art Director / Producer Spike TV October 2003 - May 2008
Senior Motion Designer Primal Screen October 2002 - August 2003
Motion Designer Turner Broadcasting March 2001 - October 2002

Education

Startup Leadership Program Startup Program 2013 - 2014
Georgia State University Graphic Design 1997 - 2001

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • 3D Printing
  • • Events
  • • Media
  • • Music
  • • Robotics
  • • Travel
  • • Video
  • • Sports
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Real Estate
  • • Mobile
  • • Games
  • • Fashion
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Transportation
  • • Consumer Electronics
  • • Content
  • • Movies/Film
  • • TV

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Video production • Video • Photoshop • Illustrator • Maya

Key Accomplishments

Not completed yet

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Lauren Rich
They're my friends
Out of the vast network of entrepreneurs I have met throughout my 10 years as a fellow business owner, Obi is in the Top 3 as far as someone ... I would trust with my company. He is intelligent, creative, resourceful, reliable and someone I can always count on to offer valuable insight & business strategy. I would collaborate with Obi in a heartbeat. This man is on point.
Roger Wu
They're my friends  •  co-founder, Cooperatize and Organizer, NYC PInterest Meetup. Wharton grad.
Hustle, drive and ambition
Matthew Fallon
They're my advisor
Obi is probably on of the most intelligent people I have met. I would consider him a savvy investor.
Eddie Pak
We worked together
Obi's got a great combination of imagination and creative problem solving, with a very focused drive to actually get those ideas implemented ... and done. He's got a good balance of creative mixed with a business sensibility that makes him a great entrepreneur. He's also very amicable and overall very cool guy.
Charles No
We worked together
Obi is a hard worker and very driven. He knows the industry well. He has the experience both on the vendor and client side.
Luis Unzueta
We worked together
Obi is an entrepreneur ideal for the current economic times. Over the last two years we have collaborated closely on an ambitious hi-tech pr ... oject. I have witnesses first-hand his strengths in challenging situation applying his intelligent decision making, great team management skills, creativity, and above all, a gentleman’s manner. Obi is an innovative thinker with many ideas coupled with the capacity to turn them into reality.
Mike Campbell
We worked together
Obi is a hard worker and a creative thinker. He's extremely intelligent, resourseful and driven. obi is masterful in his ability to see the ... big picture and think outside the box.
Randolph Adler
They're my advisor
Obi is a brilliant visionary.
Patrick Kalyanapu
We worked together
Obi is a passionate individual. Whatever he's working on, he believes in what he's doing and is driven to be successful at it. He's also w ... illing to take risks and think outside the box to bring fresh new ideas to life.
Dana M. Kinlaw II
We worked together
Obi is an entrepreneur, he knows that the only way to reach financial freedom is through working for yourself . He is hungry and dedicated ... to what ever he puts his mind to.
Teresa Cloud
We worked together at Primal Screen
Obi is one of the most driven and hard-working people I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. He has always been excited about being an ent ... repreneur — his enthusiasm is infectious and evident from the moment you meet him. Even more impressive is his ability to encourage others who want to be entrepreneurs themselves. Obi never hesitates to offer support, and he is always willing to share his vast knowledge and experiences, ranging from graphic design to media industry business analytics to surfing...you name it! He is by far one of the most inspiring and supportive individuals I've ever known.
Kshitij Zaveri
They're my advisor
Obi is a smart and persuasive guy. He had this idea and the way he went about it is impressive - he has assembled a talented team, he has be ... en networking and making the right connections, the product is in it's beta stage and has the potential to be huge. I am sure this idea has been explored before but the implementation is what will make all the difference and for that, I would credit Obi with hashing out the right strategy and making sure things get done the right way and in the right manner.
Christopher Cushing
We worked together at Spike TV
Obi sets his sights on a goal and doesn't stop until he has reached it. All of his projects are born from an innate passion not just to suc ... ceed, but to dominate within a space. He thinks strategically, acts cunningly and delivers wholly.
Kevin Campbell
They're my friends
I've known Obi for about 15 years now and from the day that I met him he has confidently always marched to the beat of his own drum towards ... a path of success. Nothing has ever distracted him or swayed him from the path, and that drive has lead him to be the one of the best in his discipline. Obi would be a great entrepreneur because there is no quit in Obi. His drive along with skill and intelligence will make Obi is great at anything he sets his mind to. I fully endorse and look forward to doing business with Obi in the future.
Daniel Dickson
They're my school
Obi is a creatively driven person. He brings a level of sophistication to everything he does. He pushes himself and collaborators to think b ... igger and really drill into the details of projects. He's also mindful of budgets & timelines and manages those resources appropriately. He has all the qualities of a great entrepreneur.
Obi Onyejekwe
Founder/ Chairman & Chief Visionary Officer, Nito, Inc..
Swarna is a highly talented entrepreneur with an obvious natural talent to build businesses and lead teams.
Clifford Cho
President, Fat Buddha & Direct Drive
Jacob Cates
They're my school  •  Art Director, Zuknow Learning App. Previously Art Director, RegionUP.
Obi works harder than anyone I have ever met. He is focused and he accomplishes whatever he sets his mind on doing. In addition he is incred ... ibly talented and very adept at creating business opportunities. Obi will succeed without question. His ability and drive are unstoppable.
Tayla Tzirulnik
They're my friends  •  Previously post production - temporary, Jigsaw Productions. Previously Editorial Staff - freelance, Filmmaker Magazine. NYU grad. NYU grad.
He has great communication skills and loads of creativity. Committed to work, he is responsible and is always looking forward.
Krzysztof Sitko
They're my friends  •  Fellow, Startup Leadership Program and Co-Founder, Aegle.
Obi's keen insights and business intuition has taken him far already as an entrepreneur. I'm excited to follow Obi's future projects.
Alan Roll
We worked together  •  Creative Director, Lending Club and Creative Director, Interbrand. Washington University in St. Louis grad.
Obi thinks outside of the norms of traditional business and finds ways to turn passions into a career.
Spencer Wolff
We worked together  •  Principal Attorney, NY, General Standards and Blog Contributor, Huffington Post. Yale grad. Yale grad.
Obi is an smart, capable manager and entrepreneur, who, in addition to having great ideas and insights, is able to effectively lead and insp ... ire.
Angel Suescun
They're my friends  •  Associated Professor, Ceit-IK4 and Senior Researcher, Ceit-IK4.
He's always looking beyond the frontiers of technology with wide imagination. He's intelligent and analytical and he is very realistic analy ... zing new adventures.
Dave Williams
We worked together  •  Freelance Writer/Producer, BET, USA, IFC, Lifetime, Centric, Brim & Brew(CNN promo campaigns), Food Network, Cooking Channel.
Obi is as motivated as he is talented blessed with impeccable management skills and style. He possesses a strong sense of creativity and is ... efficient in problem solving, technical know-how and execution. A pleasure to work with.

Juliana Lamberti
They're my friends  •  Market Manager, New York, Agoda, Priceline. Previously Market Manager, Tablet Inc.
Juliana is a driven and experienced individual with a passion to be an entrepreneur.

Koko Ntuen
They're my advisor  •  Editor-in-Chief / Founding Publisher, Ladygunn Magazine. Previously Photo Coordinator, Avon.
Koko has always been one of the most driven entrepreneurs that I have ever met. I've seen her grow her business over the years to become a p ... owerful force in the fashion and media industry.

Shala Burroughs
CoFounder and Chief Operations Officer, CloudPeeps and Mentor, Women Innovate Mobile (WIM) Accelerator. Dartmouth College grad.

Clifford Cho
President, Fat Buddha & Direct Drive

Swarna Kuruganti
Founder, The Clear Scoop. B2B, Strategic alliances, Product. Former advisor/consultant to Fortune 500 companies. Startup Leadership Program.

Obi Onyejekwe
Founder/ Chairman & Chief Visionary Officer, Nito, Inc..
Swarna is a highly talented entrepreneur with an obvious natural talent to build businesses and lead teams.

Spencer Wolff
We worked together  •  Principal Attorney, NY, General Standards and Blog Contributor, Huffington Post. Yale grad. Yale grad.
Spencer is a phenomenal entrepreneur and lawyer. He has done an amazing job advising me with the growth and pivot of my company, as well str ... ucturing strategic deals.

Alan Roll
Creative Director, Lending Club and Creative Director, Interbrand. Washington University in St. Louis grad.
Alan is one of the most driven and talented Creative Directors that I know. His ability to understand multiple markets and execute a busines ... s strategy is uncanny.

Krzysztof Sitko
Fellow, Startup Leadership Program and Co-Founder, Aegle.
Krzysztof is a phenomenal Technical founder with the ability to build great products quickly.

Tayla Tzirulnik
Previously post production - temporary, Jigsaw Productions. Previously Editorial Staff - freelance, Filmmaker Magazine. NYU grad. NYU grad.
Tayla is great leader with the ability to create the most engaging content as well as build and lead a multi-skilled team.

Jacob Cates
Art Director, Zuknow Learning App. Previously Art Director, RegionUP.
Jacob is an extremely driven entrepreneur that has create some amazing products and content throughout his career. He is always evolving as ... a businessman and adapting his knowledge to all his projects.

Angel Suescun
Associated Professor, Ceit-IK4 and Senior Researcher, Ceit-IK4.
Angel is a highly intelligent and skilled engineer with years of experience. His leadership skills allow him to build some of the most power ... ful and engaging products.

Krzysztof Sitko
They're my friends  •  Fellow, Startup Leadership Program and Co-Founder, Aegle.
Krzysztof is an extremely passionate and driven entrepreneur who has the ability to execute and succeed on all his ventures.

Krzysztof Sitko
Fellow, Startup Leadership Program and Co-Founder, Aegle.
Krzysztof is a highly driven and innovative entrepreneur with the ability to execute and succeed on all his ventures.