BrandArena: United States CIO Headline Techplus Conference in Lagos

Monday 18 July 2016

United States CIO Headline Techplus 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.

According 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 todrive value in IT investments, delivering world-class digital services and protecting IT assets and information with rapid technological change.Tunji Adeyinka, Managing Director of Connect Marketing Limitedstated 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’.

Programme Director, Techplus 2016, Gbonju Akingbade(left); Managing Director, Connect Marketing, Tunji Adeyinka; General Manager, Marketing, Coscharis, Abiona Babarinde; and General Manager, Consumer Marketing, MTN, Nigeria, Richard  Iweanoge at the Techplus exhibition  2016 press conference in Lagos.
Adeyinka further revealed that, this 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 experiences”.

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 Pauk┼ítys, CEO Eskimi and Kamran Elahian, Chairman & Co-Founder of Global Catalyst Partners, among others.

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