Isime Esene has worked with the Ogun State Property & Investment Corporation and Beryl Consulting in a career spanning eight years.
He joined YNaija.com, the Internet newspaper for young Nigerians in 2012, rising to become editor within a year and leading it to become one of the country’s top 50 sites within a year. He also became a member of the YNaija Editorial Board in the same year.
He became the Ag. Managing Editor of the Y! media franchise in 2014, overseeing a bouquet of public facing brands across print, online, television, radio and events, all focused on the news and pop culture needs of a buzzing community. He was confirmed in that position in 2015.
Over the past three years with RED, Isime has built and grown relationships with global brands including Microsoft, Google, Nigerian Breweries, Guinness, Etisalat, Airtel, Samsung, Uber and BlackBerry.
He was in 2013 appointed a member of the high profile brain trust of The Future Awards Africa, which has been called Africa’s biggest youth event. He was later appointed a member of the expanded Advisory Council of the project.
Isime is also a mentor on the Microsoft jobs platform, Aiki.ng