Seun Kuti

Transcribed interview by Visual Collaborative Originally published in Voyager June 2019 Art courtesy of Visual Collaborative Seun Kuti is a Nigerian musician and the youngest son of legendary afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti. Seun leads his father’s former band Egypt 80. As a special feature of in our Grand Masters interview series, he discusses his observations … Continue reading Seun Kuti

Bahia Shehab

Transcribed interview by Visual Collaborative A conversation with Ade Olufeko Originally published in Polaris March 2019 Photo by Ryan Lash Bahia Shehab is a Lebanese-Egyptian artist, designer, and art historian. She is an associate professor of design and founder of the graphic design program at The American University in Cairo. She has developed a design curriculum … Continue reading Bahia Shehab

Yomi Jemibewon

Interview by Chief Editor August 2020 Photo courtesy CardinalStone Yomi Jemibewon is one of the founders of CardinalStone Partners Limited, a Lagos-based West Africa-focused asset management firm that currently manages over $250 million across various asset classes. As a spotlight feature in our Grand Masters interview series, Yomi speaks with us about his work, enterprise … Continue reading Yomi Jemibewon

Gulnara Khalilova

Photo courtesy Gulnara Khalilova Fashion Interview by Chief Editor July 2020 Gulnara Khalilova is an accomplished and internationally recognized fashion designer who presently serves as the head of Gulnara Khalilova Fashion House and the Azerbaijan National Clothing Center. As a multidisciplinary, she is also a theater and film artist and has a Doctor of Philosophy in … Continue reading Gulnara Khalilova

Carolyn Woodruff

Interview by Chief Executive July 2020 Photo courtesy Woodruff Family Law Group Carolyn Woodruff, based in North Carolina, is an American lawyer, businesswoman, domestic violence activist, and philanthropist. She is also an author, a World Dance star, and a multi-engine airplane pilot. In 1989, Woodruff was the youngest in the first group of lawyers in … Continue reading Carolyn Woodruff

Chief Justice Cheri Beasley

Transcribed interview by Visual Collaborative A conversation with Ade Olufeko July 2020 Illustration by Visual Collaborative Cheri Beasley currently serves as the Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court in the United States. She has served in numerous positions to include the North Carolina Court of Appeals and as a District Court Judge. As … Continue reading Chief Justice Cheri Beasley

Tony Prest

Interview by Chief Executive June 2020 Illustration by Visual Collaborative Chief Anthony Tosan Prest is a businessman, a patron of active culture and lifestyle pioneer based in Lagos. He ran as a candidate for the office of Governor in 2015 in the state of Delta. He is the founder and Chief Executive of Prest Group, … Continue reading Tony Prest

Femi Oso

Interview by Visual Collaborative June 2020 Photo courtesy Femi Oso Oluwafemi Oso, known as Femi (Feh-mee), is a technology professional and Computer Enthusiast who lives in the Winnipeg province of Manitoba in Canada. Formerly a resident of Lagos, and an IBMer, he partnered with various professionals within the organization innovating on the continent. As a … Continue reading Femi Oso

David Hayter

Photo by Storm Santos Interview by Chief Editor June 2020 David Hayter is an American-Canadian actor, voice actor, screenwriter, director, and producer. He is known as the English voice actor for Solid Snake and Naked Snake characters of many titles in the Metal Gear video game series. His works as a screenwriter include blockbuster movies … Continue reading David Hayter

Cory Berendzen

Interview by Visual Collaborative June 2020 Photo courtesy Cory Berendzen Cory Berendzen is a digital colorist and innovator based in Austin, Texas. As a featured profile in our Oxygen interview series, Cory talks about innovation and some of his inventions like Frogboard, his business journey, collaborations, and patents. He also shares some insight into what motivates … Continue reading Cory Berendzen