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Biola Alabi is an entrepreneur, filmmaker, investor, public speaker, television executive and anchor. The media icon heads Biola Alabi Media a dynamic consultancy and production company with expertise in strategic consulting for pay entertainment, digital television, interactive television and emerging entertainment distribution platforms; they service governments, content creators, telecommunication industry, and investors in the converging media technology space.
Biola Alabi is the Executive Producer of the 2018 movie Lara and the Beat and 2017 Nollywood blockbuster and highly acclaimed movie Banana Island Ghost (B.I.G). She is also the Executive producer of Nigeria’s no.1 food travel documentary-series “Bukas and Joints” currently airing across Africa and in the USA.
She is also the founder of Grooming for Greatness a leadership development and mentorship program for a new generation for African leaders. Named one of Financial Times 100 Global Female Executives in 2018, one of the 20 Youngest Power Women in Africa by Forbes Magazine (2012), a World Economic Forum Young Global Leader (2012) and CNBC Africa’s AABLA West African Business Woman of the Year (2013). For over five highly successful years, Biola Alabi held the high-profile position of Managing Director for M-Net Africa, part of the globally renowned Naspers Group. Prior to this, she was based in the United States where she was part of the executive team at the influential children’s television brand Sesame Street, and a member of the marketing team that launched the well-respected Korean motor vehicle corporation Daewoo in the USA.