Community Manager at Meritas Technology
Jephtah Abu is a community manager based in Lagos, Nigeria with over 5+ years of experience in building inclusive & diverse online communities.
Jephtah is an intrinsic community manager based in Lagos, Nigeria. After 5+ years in Marketing, he realized that community management is his passion. This passion led to the creation of his blog where he has unpacked insights from interviews with top community managers and builders, including Jennifer 'Jae' Washington the head of community at Headspace - the meditation app with more than 30 million users, along with Ben Lang the head of community at Notion which has approximately 20 million users, he also has written about gamification in communities and defining what success looks like in them. Jephtah became the first local-based Nigerian to be awarded a full scholarship to Commsor's CSchool (A cohort for Community Managers) and the only African recipient for the 2022 CRNetwork Scholarship powered by The CommunityRoundtable. Jephtah advocates for DEI(Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion) in the community management space as he wants more Global Opportunities for Community Managers living in Nigeria. In his spare time, he volunteers for several non-profit organizations as a program director and he published his first book last year.