United States CIO Headline Techplus Conference in Lagos

Programme Director, Techplus 2016, Gbonju Akingbade(left); Managing Director, Connect Marketing, Tunji Adeyinka; General Manager, Marketing, Coscharis, Abiona Babatunde; and General Manager, Consumer Marketing, MTN, Nigeria, Richard  Iweanoge at the Techplus exhibition  2016 press conference in Lagos.
United States Chief Information Officer
(CIO), Mr. Tony Scott will join other notable technology thought leaders
and government officials to share his wealth of experience at the 2016 edition
of  the Techplus conference billed to
hold in Lagos.
to the statement issued by the organizers of the conference, Tony Scott poses
over thirty years’ experience in the corporate technology circle before joining
the United States government to
drive value in IT investments, delivering
world-class digital services and protecting IT assets and information with
rapid technological change.
Adeyinka, Managing Director of Connect Marketing Limited
that, ‘It is an honour to have The Man
With The $84 Billion IT Budget: Federal CIO Tony Scott
exchange ideas and share expert insights on
key technology issues shaping and defining the way we live, work and play’.

further revealed that,
year’s edition of the tech show will significantly improve on the successful
pioneering edition held last year in Lagos.“Drawn from diverse sectors and
unique backgrounds, the speakers’ trail reflects the dynamics of technological
evolution in the 21st century with a fine blend of both local and international
He added that, the event is a place where new
technology comes to life, new products are launched and innovations converge,
providing manufacturers, concept generators, software and hardware
companies and content developers a platform to bring their products
and services to life.”
The speakers’ lineup parades a list of
globally-recognised thought leaders, organizational heads, tech advocates,
successful serial entrepreneurs, innovators, policy makers and trend
setters.Primed as the “main platform for new innovations and products to be
introduced to consumers and businesses,”
Others speakers lined up for TechPlus 2016
include Dr. Omobola Johnson, Chairperson, Alliance for Affordable Internet;
Juliet Anammah, CEO of Jumia Nigeria; AlonLits, GM Sub-Saharan Africa, Uber;
Helen Anatogu, CEO Idea Hub; Monique Woodard, Co-Founder and Venture Partner,
500 Startups; Lola Masha, CEO OLX Nigeria; Engr. Aliyu A. Aziz, Director
General, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC); Olaoluwa Samuel-Biyi,
Co-Founder SureGifts.

Others include Professor
Joan EnricRicart, Professor of Economics and Strategic Management and Head of
IESE’s Strategic Management Department, Spain; Dr Vincent Olatunji, Acting DG
National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA); Josep Ramon Ferrer,
Former Smart City Director & Deputy CIO (Barcelona City Council); Rodney
Williams Founder, LISNR; KarthikNoornie, CIO Olam Group; Vytas Paukštys, CEO
Eskimi and Kamran Elahian, Chairman & Co-Founder of Global Catalyst
Partners, among others


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