Hailing from Philadelphia, Naledi Nyahuma is an alumna of Spelman College with an MBA from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business. With a career that began in corporate finance at IBM, Naledi has since worked as the program manager for the Recording Academy’s GRAMMY U program; in film development with 34th St. Films/Tyler Perry Studios; in project management/talent management for artists such as Goapele and Stevie Wonder; and in event management, marketing and brand partnerships for L.A. LIVE, and most recently at the Will and Jada Smith Family Foundation.
Adept at blending business and entertainment, Nyahuma simultaneously continues to flex her skills by producing live music events, consulting talent, and building brands, under her entertainment company, Naledi Ife Nyahuma Enterprises, NINE. A strong believer in personal accountability, Naledi challenges herself and others to always keep their word, be honest and work with integrity. To sum it all up, NINE is the culmination of Naledi’s life work and her most core passions. NINE is a consulting company committed to developing and improving brands through marketing strategy, event management, and brand partnerships. Our mission is to develop distinctive brands, add value to existing and future relationships, and curate unique events.