Director of Creator Community, TikTok
Kudzi Chikumbu is the Director of Creator Community at TikTok where he is responsible for developing the creator and partner community through creator marketing, partnerships, education and communication. Kudzi has developed content strategies for top and emerging creators including James Charles, Loren Gray, and Amanda Cerny. He has a deep passion for content creators, user-generated video content and its ability to create a deeper form of engagement between audience and creator.
Kudzi began his business career as a management consultant at Deloitte Consulting in South Africa where he focused on solving complex business problems for multinational companies. He then moved to the U.S. where he worked in content acquisition at Hulu while enrolled at Stanford Graduate School of Business. After which, he moved into the world of online video at musical.ly where he worked in Entertainment and Creator Partnerships.
Kudzi holds an MBA from Stanford and a Bachelor in Business Science (Finance & Accounting) from the University of Cape Town in South Africa. He has been featured in CNBC, The Hollywood Reporter, Refinery 29 and more.