Gideon is a business and IT consultant. He is passionate about entrepreneurship and finding digital solutions to everyday problems. He is an expert on developing business models and strong brand identity including logos, flyers, posters, corresponding adverts, graphic designs and web content.
At Books2Africa, he brands and manages the charity’s Social Media accounts; generates, publishes and promotes online content and press releases; and deploys search engine and keyword optimisation to advertise the charity to new supporters. Gideon manages the charity’s Google Ad Grant account, ensuring that Books2Africa maximises the benefits of Google advertising, analytics and other products. He also promotes the charity by exploring sustainable fundraising models using platforms provided by organisations such as Amazon and World of Books.
Gideon has an MSc in Computing and Entrepreneurship from the University of Kent in Canterbury, and a BSc in Information Systems from the American University of Nigeria. He has worked as an IT consultant with the Kent IT Clinic, a part of the School of Computing at the University of Kent, established to deliver workshops that focus on how small businesses can harness the power of current trends in information technology. He is also the founder of GeekyFix, a start-up IT firm that provides services including repair of computers and digital devices; branding and digital marketing; IT Support Helpdesk and backup/recovery systems for small to medium size businesses. His Masters dissertation focused on the importance of cybersecurity in confronting human security challenges in a digital age.
Gideon is passionate about helping small and medium sized businesses in Africa maximise the power of technology to grow their business.
MSc, Computing and Entrepreneurship
The University of Kent, Canterbury, 2012
BSc, Information Systems
American University of Nigeria, Yola, 2011
Graphic design, Adobe CC
Media and Photography
A quick update about what Books2Africa is doing in response to these uncertain times caused by the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Our top priority is the health and wellbeing of our staff, volunteers and supporters. Key to this is following government recommendations closely. Thankfully no suspected cases of COVID-19 have been reported amongst our staff and volunteers. Our Processing Centre in Canterbury is still operational and well stocked with the enough books and resources to ship to Africa.
Please read our updates below on steps taken to minimise the risk to staff, volunteers and supporters.
We appreciate your understanding as the situation evolves and reassure you that we will take necessary steps to ensure your safety whilst trying to also fulfil our charitable objectives. If you need any support or advice, you can send us an email [email protected]
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Books2Africa UK Team