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Chidi Afulezi

The Core Venture Studio
Chidi is a co-founder of The Core, an Atlanta based technology venture studio. As a member of The Core, Chidi and his partners create and invest in tech startups, and build tech ecosystems like Collider - a tech workspace at The Biltmore. A self-described “digital insurgent”, Chidi has been instrumental in the development and operations of new digital businesses for some of the marquee firms in the US. As an engineer and product executive, Chidi’s career has been diverse in the digital space, starting as one of the wireless engineers responsible for AT&T’s first wireless network in the DC-Baltimore market; leading digital business development at Sony Music, and as a new product executive with stints at Time Warner Cable and Turner Broadcasting, where he led the Mobile and Connected Devices Product team.

Chidi is a graduate of New York University with dual degrees in Mathematics and Electrical Engineering. He also holds an MBA in Finance and Marketing from NYU’s Stern School of Business.