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Nkiru Balonwu

Nkiru Balonwu

CEO, Spinlet Group, Nigeria

Nkiru Balonwu is CEO of the Spinlet Group. Spinlet is a digital media distribution company, focusing on Africa-centric content. It operates Africa’s leading store for legal sales of home-grown music, accessible globally through mobile apps (iOS and Android) and browsers ( Before her appointment as CEO, Nkiru worked at different times as General Counsel and Chief Operating Officer within the company.

She has more than 15 years’ experience advising on transactions spanning across technology, intellectual property and media and has taught law at the University of Lagos. Nkiru has a keen interest in development policy particularly as it relates to empowering women and girls through ICT. She is a strong believer and advocate of music and film as tools of soft power and catalysts for social change and economic development in Africa.

She holds a doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley, a master’s degree from the University College London and is admitted to the bar in New York, Nigeria, and England & Wales.