Amazon’s Ukonwa Ojo partners Taeps

By Content Nigeria reporter
June 21, 2024


Former Amazon Prime Video executive Ukonwa Ojo has entered into a collaboration with Nigeria’s Taeps Animation Studios.

Ukonwa Ojo

Using her extensive experience in marketing and brand strategy, she will help the company to present global audiences with the best of African culture.

Ojo is founder and CEO of Zaia Ventures and previously global chief marketing officer at Prime Video.

Taeps Animation said in a statement: “For us, this deal marks a great partnership with Ukonwa, bringing her wealth of experience from Amazon, Mac, Unilever, RB to Taeps and our team at large.”

During her time at Prime Video, Ojo promoted eight of the 10 biggest shows in the platform’s history. She led the marketing campaigns for blockbuster movies like Coming 2 America and Being the Ricardos as well as acclaimed series such as The Boys, Wheel of Time and The Underground Railroad.

“I am thrilled to join forces with Taeps Animation Studios to amplify African voices and narratives in the world of animation. Their commitment to authenticity and excellence in storytelling aligns perfectly with our vision at Zaia Ventures. Together, we will showcase the beauty, complexity and diversity of African culture to a global audience,” she said.