The Founder of Kobo360, Obi Ozor will be among the African tech leaders and international players active across the continent who will share their expertise at the Africa Tech Summit led by Andrew Fassnidge.
The Africa Tech Summit Kigali will take place on Wednesday, February 14th & Thursday, February 15th, 2018 at the Kigali Marriott Hotel and will have mobile operators, tech companies, banks, entrepreneurs, digital ventures, regulators, governments, investors, media and pan-African start-ups in attendance.
Key themes which will be discussed during a mixture of keynotes, breakout sessions, multiple networking and ecosystem events in Kigali include: Connectivity; African Mobility, Cloud and IoT; Investing in African Tech; Mobile and Data; Tech & Talent; Future Trends; mCommerce; Payments, Banking and Fintech; mHealth; Edtech; AI and Robotics; Virtual Reality (VR); Digital Media and Creative Tech.
Obi leads the product development and execution team which is responsible for powering the supply chain of more than two thousand businesses including Nestle, Maersk Line, Dangote, DHL Global Forwarding, UPS Supply Chain, Shoprite, Flour Mills, Jumia and many of other companies both on the demand and supply side.
Kobo continues to add to the economic development of the continent with more than 4200 direct and indirect jobs created within its one year of existence. It also helps in the public sector where it has built Call-up Logic for the Nigeria Port Authority, and this has helped save the bureau more than $1.6 billion monthly.
Obi is a graduate of the prestigious University of Pennsylvania – The Wharton School of Business. He is an advocate of entrepreneurship and leadership as the primary avenue to solve the enormous economic challenges facing our continent.
Speaking ahead of the event, Hon Jean Philbert Nsengimana, Ministry of Youth and ICT, said “We are delighted to welcome the pan-African tech ecosystem for Africa Tech Summit Kigali 2018.
We look forward to connecting with industry leaders and innovators, sharing our vision while gaining future insights from some of the brightest minds on the continent.”
Andrew Fassnidge, the founder of Africa Tech Summit, added “We are honored to work with the Rwandan ICT Ministry to connect leading ventures from across the continent.
Our goal is to help drive investment and grow businesses within the African tech ecosystem, and we will assess some of the most exciting opportunities for partnership and investment across the continent in the fantastic setting of Kigali.
We are also delighted to announce RwandaAir as the official airline partner of Africa Tech Summit Kigali, ensuring delegates travel in comfort from around the world through their global network.”