Emeka Mba who currently heads QuestechMedia, a specialized media & Entertainment consulting practice, has more than 30 years’ experience in the converged fields of media, entertainment, and communications technology, as well as regulatory policy management, is considered by many of his peers as a leading visionary and thinker in the role of government policy and technology in shaping the trajectory and growth of the sector, and its impact on social and economic development.
Emeka served for three years as Director General/CEO of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Nigeria’s broadcasting regulator. Where he worked to reshape the NBC and raise funding for the analogue to digital television transition. In 2015, Emeka was awarded the African Broadcast Regulator of the year for his groundbreaking work in the sector. Prior to appointment as DG NBC, Emeka also served for two terms as the Director General of the National Film Video Censors Board (NFVCB), the federal government agency responsible for regulating films and video works distribution and exhibition in Nigeria.
He was managing director of Phillips Media Entertainment Ltd, a specialized media entertainment consulting service of Phillips Consulting Nigeria, and was for eight and a half years, Regulatory Affairs Manager for MultiChoice Nigeria, responsible for Regulatory strategy and Policy. He also managed and was responsible for Development of Local Programming Policy, conceived and facilitated the launch of the continent’s first satellite movie channel “AfricaMagic” on the DStv bouquet
Emeka has a BSc. Mass Communications from Enugu State University of Technology, Nigeria, and an Advanced Management Programe (AMP) diploma in Media & Entertainment management from the IESE Business School of New York; Mr. Mba also completed the Strategic Management of Regulatory and Enforcement Agencies Program, at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Executive Education. A fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants, Institute of Information Management, Emeka is also proud recipient of the Nigerian Copyright Medal of Honor for his work in protecting and promoting intellectual property within the creative sector.