Perez Nekabari Tigidam is the creative Director of Arden & Newton Ltd, an Ideas and Brand Strategy Consultancy. Over the past five years he has concentrated his efforts on the development of destination branding in a digital space. His company is known to develop Nigeria’s first social engagement and digital destination marketing project.
Perez is the convener of the OpenCity Africa Ideas & Innovation Conference, with its first edition headlined by Dr Oby Ezekwesili (Former VP World Bank Africa, Tonye Cole (CEO Sahara Energy) Nike Ogunlesi (CEO Ruff ‘n’ Tumble) Audu and a host of other high profiled conference speakers.
Perez was among the planning and strategy team put together by the Rivers State Government to host for the first time in Africa, the Crans Montana Forum, the European equivalent of the World Economic Forum (DAVOS).
He is an associate of the Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria, a NIPRO certified business Networker, Future Nigeria Awards Nominee, an Alumni of Orange Academy school of Brand Innovation, the New York Film Academy and a British Council/Pan African University trained Creative Enterprise developer. He is presently volunteering his time as a Business Advisory Consultant with the Fate Foundation.