Year: 2022

Godwin Tom

Founder ,
Music Business Academy for Africa
Godwin Tom is one of Africa’s entertainment industry’s prolific change agents. With a talent for being detail-oriented and analytical, he is constantly driving the management changes within the sector. He focuses on developing tailor-made strategies that suit the business needs and goals of his clients.
With over 12 years of experience as a Talent Manager and Business Development Executive, over 18 years in the industry overall as an Artist and Talent Manager, and practical experience at the management level for Marketing, Public Relations, Image Consulting, Branding, and Publishing; Godwin brings professionalism to the Entertainment industry with an understanding of the demands of a business environment.
Over the years, he has successfully worked with talents such as; Wizkid, Davido, Waje, MI, Wande Coal, Bez, Ice Prince, Bez, Show Dem Camp, Beverly Naya, Yung6ix, “Jessy Jagz, Rooftop MCs, Solid Star, Ayo Jay, Goldie, and many others.
His body of work has spanned across Tourism, Branding and Marketing, Media, Events, and Sports Marketing, and has put him in contact with top African brands such as Globacom, Deola Sagoe, Diamond Bank, Sterling Bank, and some international brands such as BT, Nokia, Pepsi, among others.
Godwin has dedicated the last 5 years of his career to developing and training future stakeholders and leaders of the entertainment industry through his Music Business programs. The most recent is the just concluded Music Business Academy for Africa 2020 sponsored by Sterling Bank. A success story registering over 190 students from  African countries for the 5-month online program in 2021. In partnership with MusicAlly, he is currently facilitating the British Council’s Creative Enterprise Support Programme (CESP) for Music in Nigeria.
He is also the author of the eBook series “Journey Of A Learner” a 12 part ebook series about navigating the African entertainment industry.