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Gillian Ezra Head Africa Operations at Deezer


Gillian has extensive experience across digital entertainment . She graduated her Masters in Digital Intellectual Property in 2012, specialising in copyright and internet related issues.  In her current role as the Head of African Operations for Deezer, she works across business development, Telco relationships, marketing and other aspects of territorial development.  In her previous role, as the COO of simfy africa, she was also focused on licensing, setting up a 30M strong catalogue.  Gillian is passionate about digital education, and is often found helping artists with grassroots education, or helping to build connections which benefit the industry in general.  Gillian recently was able to expand her horizons, when she spent a year on the Eduze project, an EdTech startup, funded by the TED organisation in the USA.