UBONG E. ETON
Founder & CEO
Ubong is the founder of Fanamiproject, the parent umbrella for Uppified League Organization. He is passionate about developing tools and solutions that support the championing of emancipation, enlightenment and empowerment of Nigeria’s youth. Ubong has an Information technology background, holds a diploma in Creative Multimedia and a BFA in Cinema and television. He has completed professional business courses at Stanford University and Harvard Business School. He is also a graduate of the Los Angeles Dream Center Leadership School, a John Maxwell Team Member and the author of 8:59 – When the only certainty is a mirage. He also serves with the Interactive Media Team at the multi-award winning Creative Agency – PlainJoe Studios based in California.
A passionate Writer, an Attorney and Poet. Born and raised in Abia State, Nigeria. She gained her graduate degree in Law from the University of London Metropolitan before going on to study Creative Writing with the University of Oxford. She authored the poetry collection ‘Bird’s Eye’ in 2013 and has since then created a niche for herself in the media world focusing on creating content and developing stories that tells a unique perspective of Africa. She works with diverse Media Houses such as Papillonmexxy Studios, African International Television, TOS Network, Achievers Media and many more. With a keen interest in Storytelling, she is working closely with international partners key stakeholders to raise a new generation of Storytellers in Africa.
Enefiok Preach Bassey is a Nigerian Actor, Model and Television Host. A native of Urue Offong/Oruko Local Government Area in Akwa Ibom State. He attended the Lim Kok Wing University of Creative Technology, Malaysia. Preach Bassey is also an alumnus of the New York Film Academy. where he majored in Acting for Film. He was the host of a television magazine show “270 DEGREES” on MYTV Africa, a cable TV network running through major cities in Africa. Preach has landed significant roles in several movies and TV Series including Valerie, ’76, Sons Of The Caliphate, Conscripted, Thick skinned, Who Killed Chief, My Name Is Kadi, to name a few. Preach is passionate about inspiring people, sings and tweets his thoughts when he is not on location for a film or television project.
Doug Husen is a Pastor and Business Consultant. He is an enthusiastic innovator who is always excited about the opportunities to improve the quality of life for people. With experience in information technology, software development, business consulting, education leadership, and pastoral care, Doug brings multifaceted leadership experience and unique perspectives. He has traveled to several Central American countries- Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua and is conversant in Spanish. He has visited Taiwan and mainland China. He has toured various cities in Europe and recently returned from Israel.
Peter McGowan serves as Chief Design Officer at Storyland Studios, where he leverages his passion for storytelling, brand development, and technology. Peter provides story oversite, design leadership and creative solutions from the ether to the environment for clients around the world. He is also the Design Principal and Co-Founder of PlainJoe Studios. Prior to that, Peter held positions at IBM and Johnson & Johnson. Peter holds a degree in business/information systems from Cal Poly, Pomona. He and his wife, Jennifer, have three children and serve in leadership and ministry roles at Crossroads Christian Church in Corona, California.