Dee Poku is a passionate marketer, strategist and social entrepreneur. She has held senior marketing or publicity roles at Momentum Pictures, Paramount Pictures and Focus Features, overseeing the campaigns for renowned movies such as Al Gore’s ‘An Inconvenient Truth’; the Coen brothers’ ‘No Country For Old Men’ and ‘O Brother Where Art Thou’; Sofia Coppola’s 'Lost in Translation', Alejandro González Iñárritu’s ‘Babel’ and Ang Lee’s 'Brokeback Mountain'.
Poku is the founder of Right Angle, a branding and marketing consultancy that develops and implements innovative campaigns for a cross section of high profile films, non-profits and consumer brands. The company specializes in strategic partnerships.
She is the Co-Founder and CEO of WIE, a powerful global conference, community and content creator, whose mission is to empower the next generation of women leaders. The organization’s salons and annual symposiums have attracted an incredible lineup of speakers to its US, European and African symposiums including Donna Karan, Arianna Huffington, Queen Rania, Ted Turner, Diane von Furstenberg, Nancy Pelosi, Jill Biden, Nick Clegg, Christy Turlington, Elizabeth Banks, Iman, Cherie Blair and Nora Ephron.
Poku began her career in brand marketing and promotions and over the years has worked with renowned brands such as Coca Cola, Absolut Vodka, Crème de la Mer, Stella Artois and London Fashion Week.
She has spoken at various conferences and events around the world, including the Women’s Urban Economic Forum; the Acumen Fund’s New Leadership For Tomorrow; Influencer Con and Her Agenda amongst others. Poku holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics. She is on the advisory boards of the British Academy of Film (BAFTA), Tiossan and Puku.
Poku was born in the UK and raised between London and Accra. She currently lives in New York with her husband and their son Sebastian.