openbusinesscouncil, the leading digital business directory and unique integrated App, Communication and Marketplace, DigiClan, a community of Digital Marketers in Africa, and Loose Media, a values-driven Digital Marketing and Media Agency has announced the live event Tribe Africa to be aired on February, 26 at 6 p.m. GMT + 1.
Bringing together digital experts and entrepreneurs, the live conference will focus on how digital, blockchain and 4IR can make an impactful difference in Africa.
A young and diverse continent, Sub-Saharan Africa is home to more than 1 billion people, half of whom will be under 25 years old by 2050. Latest developments in blockchain and 4IR technologies can spur digital transformation in the region. Technologies can make better and a fairer use of the continent’s human and natural resources, which have the potential to yield inclusive growth and wipe out poverty in the region, enabling Africans across the continent to live healthier and more prosperous lives. With the world’s largest free trade area and a 1.2 billion-person market, the continent is creating an entirely new development path, harnessing the potential of its resources and people.
Jewel Okwechime, Lolita Ejiofor, Ized Uanikhehi, Hilton Supra and host Dinis Guarda will make up the lineup of experts and industry leaders who will shed some light on how blockchain and 4IR can effectively make an impactful difference for African people.
Jewel Okwechime is a global environmental leader, expert in change management strategies for Oil and Gas companies. Jewel Okwechime is a fellow & chartered engineer with over 20 years’ experience assisting businesses such as Schlumberger, Woodside Energy, BP, Shell and ExxonMobil. Jewel is the Non Executive Director & Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and Investor relations for the VFD Group Plc. Jewel is also an Oil and Energy Consultant Business Development Manager for Deltic Energy Limited.
Lolita Ejiofor is the General Manager Group Head of IT & Resources at Abbey Mortgage Bank. An ISO 27001 (Information Security) Lead Implementer, with over 20 years of PRINCEII certified Project Management experience in diverse public and private industries ranging from the Government, Transport and Financial Institutions in the UK. She is also an Honorary Member of the Chartered Institute of Banking Nigeria.
She said about the event: “My first passion is leadership and mentoring, especially as a returnee to Nigeria where colleagues are eager to learn and be inspired by progressive changes. I believe we can make a difference with live events like Tribe Africa.”
Ized Uanikhehi is co-founder, MD/CMO of Loose Media, an experiential and digital marketing and tech solutions company. With 15 years post-college experience in Technology, Marketing and Digital media, Ized has spent the last 7 years changing the digital marketing landscape of Africa.
Hilton Supra is a business and financial industry veteran and thought leader. Hilton has more than 30 years of Finance, Investment, Banking and Asset Management experience in international markets namely London, Europe, Africa and Asia. This while having a passion for growing businesses, for fashion and new technologies, especially fintech and blockchain where he has been deeply involved since these technologies inception. Now, Hilton is co-leading the fashion directory fashionabc as well as technology startup Ztudium and techabc.
Host Dinis Guarda is an author, writer, artist, academic, B2B2C tech influencer, inventor and serial entrepreneur. Dinis is a world-renowned thought leader, strategist, futurist and speaker, an International Bestselling Author, and a media personality who covers the present and future of business, technology and society. Dinis is a World Class Leader in multiple fields and has a passsion to push ideas, action and technology together to create better solutions, narratives and paths.
The Tribe Africa How Digital, Blockchain and 4IR Can Make an Impactful Difference event is due to go live on Dinis Guarda YouTube channel on February, 28 at 6 p.m. GMT + 1.