IT NEWS NIGERIA:
Industry players and key stakeholders have continued to throw weight behind the maiden edition of Mobile & Disruptive Technology Forum (MoDiTECH 2019) holding on October 24, 2019 in Lagos State, Nigeria.
Organizers of this strategic event have announced Global Accelerex Ltd as Platinum sponsors. Global Accelerex is the foremost financial technology company in Nigeria that provides electronic payment and business management solutions to different categories of merchants across Africa.
Other sponsors include Digital Encode, a multi-award winning and leading consulting and integration firm that specializes in the design, management, and security of business-critical networks; Medallion Communications that is massively involved in setting up Interconnect Houses where operators not only have the opportunity to interconnect with multiple operators in one location, but equally share the available telecom infrastructure thereby reducing overhead; and ActivEdge Technologies that has worked proactively with international partners in delivering a wide range of innovative and cutting edge Information Technology services and solutions.
ModiTECH’19 is being organised by TechEconomy.ng in collaboration with Nigeria CommunicationsWeek, as a platform for inter-sectorial review of economic impacts of technologies; giving particular attention to the disruptive potentials of emerging solutions supported by the Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Robotics, FinTechs and mobile phone economy around retail and service provision
The event under the theme: “The Power of Digital Services”, holds at Victoria Crown Plaza Hotel (VCP), 292B, Ajose Adeogun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos under the chairman of the Managing Director of Rack Centre, Dr. Ayotunde Coker, while the Chairman, Connect Technologies & Africa Chair for IEEE, Chris Uwaje (Oracle), is the co-chairman and will moderate a session on digital disruptions.
The Minister of Communications, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami is the special guest of honour. Other special invitees expected at the Forum are the Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Danbatta; the Director General of the National Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Kashifu Inuwa Abdullahi; the President, African ICT Foundation (AfICTF), Mr Tony Ojobo; the President of NiRA, Mr. muhammed Rudman, among others.
Meanwhile, the Founder & Vice Chairman, CWG Plc, Mr. Austin Okere will present the keynote at MoDiTECH 2019. Similarly, the Managing Director of Rack Centre, Dr. Ayotunde Coker will Chair the Forum.
Other speakers include, the Co-Founder/COO, Digital Encode, Dr. Obadare Peter Adewale; Co-founder/CTO, Digital Encode, Dr. Oluseyi Akindeinde; the Chief Operating Officer, FinTech Association of Nigeria (FinTechngr), Dr. Babatunde Obrima; the Founder Rise Labs; Nigeria’s First AI powered Learning, Research & Work Readiness Centre, Toyosi Akerele-Ogunsiji; the Chief Technology Strategist, Debbie Mishael Consulting & Board Member Global Advisory Council, EC-Council, Engr. Frank Ogochukwu; the Managing Director of Global Accelerex Limited, Tunde Ogungbade, amongst others.
The Forum will feature C-Level executives including CEOs/CFOs/CROs/CCO/CIO; Directors and Heads of trading, operations, research, analytics, investment, strategy, digital, compliance, risk and data analysts; and senior regulators and policymakers; drawn from the FMCGs, Financial Industry including Fintechs, Banks, Insurance Companies, etc., AgriTech, Logistics, Cyber security companies, amongst others.