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Chidi Erike

Facebook - Growth and Product Executive | Startup Advisor | Investor

Los Angeles, CA, USA




Entrepreneurially minded leader and collaborative MBA with over 15 years of experience in Tech, Media, Marketing and Banking. Core Focuses Include:Strategy Partnerships Raising Capital Business Development


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  • Industry Manager, Disruptors


    June 2016 - Present • 8 yrs

    - Lead high-performing consultative team that supports Facebook's Global Business Group with digital Disruptors including Headspace, Integra Beauty (L'ange Hair), Bumble, FIGS and Albert. ... read more

  • Strategic Partner Manager


    January 2016 - June 2016 • 6 mos

  • MBA Admissions Consultant


    March 2015 - June 2016 • 1 yrs 4 mos

    Consultative sales, form strong and personalized connections with prospects and current clients. Negotiate application process at all of the nation’s top MBA programs including HBS, Stanford, Wharton, Duke, Columbia and NYU ... read more

  • Fixed Income Sales Associate

    Merrill Lynch

    June 2011 - March 2015 • 3 yrs 10 mos

    Sales coverage primarily of Fortune 500 companies within the Media and Technology Industries. Maintained and bolstered key institutional relationships (asset managers, hedge funds, investment managers) through continuous interactions with clients to deliver the firm’s wide range of products and services. Executed corporate bond and cross asset trades, disseminated market information, organized monthly and annual client engagements and facilitated client meetings across sales & trading platform. Managed several clients with over $10BN in AUM, including two top tier accounts generating over $10MM in revenue per year. My team ranked #1 or #2 in overall fixed income sales volume in each of the last three years for all major financial institutions ... read more

  • Global Business Project Consultant

    Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER)

    February 2011 - July 2011 • 6 mos

    Led a team of MBA students from several of the top business schools on a consulting engagement for Syngenta AG to identify agribusiness opportunities for business development and customer insight in China. Consulting project involved 22 interviews in over 13 cities including Shanghai, Beijing, Guangzhou, Hong Kong and Shenzhen. ... read more


  • Duke University - The Fuqua School of Business

    Master of Business Administration, Strategy & Finance

    2010 - 2012

  • University at Albany - SUNY

    Bachelor's, Marketing & Finance

    2001 - 2005