This month’s edition of the CFA’s Startups Hangout will be featuring John Tani Obaro, the Managing Director, SystemsPecs (Remita) and Jane Egerton-Idehen, the Country Manager, Avanti Satellite Communications, as speakers. This will be the last edition for the year 2017 and it promises to be very interesting and enlightening to the attendees. The November edition is scheduled to come up on Friday, November 24, 2017, by 5:00 pm.
Last Month, the event featured Wale Ajisebutu, the Vice Chairman/CEO, 21st Century Technologies and Nkiru Balonwu, the Managing Partner, RDF. Both speakers shared with attendees very useful issues that they will need to know and do, to enable them to run their budding businesses profitably and successfully.
— Technext (@technextdotng) October 26, 2017
Past editions of the CFA’s Startups Hangout featured prominent successful Nigerian Entrepreneurs, such as Austin Okere, Founder, CWG, Banke Alawaye, Country Manager, Praekelt, Chinenye Mba-Uzoukwu, CEO, InfoGraphics, Afolabi Abiodun, CEO, SB Telecoms and Devices, Bolaji Finnih, CEO, TechPreneur Africa and Ommo Clark, CEO, iBez Solutions. Nadu Denloye, PhD, Co-Founder of Telnet and Director, CDNet, Deepankar Rustagi, the Co-founder, VConnect, Adeoye Abodunrin, ED, Xpos Technologies, Simeon Ononobi, Co-Founder, MyAdsGlobal, Helen Anatogu, CEO and Founder, iDea Nigeria, and Yele Okeremi Founder of Precise Financial Systems and others.
— Technext (@technextdotng) September 24, 2017
About the Speakers
John Obaro founded SystemSpecs some 25 years ago as a West African Partner to Systems Union, UK, offering the SunSystems suite of solutions. He is a distinguished alumnus of both Ahmadu Bello University, University of Lagos, and the Chief Executive Program (CEP3) of Lagos Business School.
He has served at various times on the Boards of the Ministerial Advisory Council on Information and Communication Technology, Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria, Computer Professionals Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN), Governing Council of the National ICT Incubation Program (iDea). He is a fellow of the Center for African Policy Development and Research, Glasgow, Scotland; a Fellow of Nigeria Computer Society (NCS).
Jane Egerton-Idehen is a Telecommunication Communications Executive with over 12 years of experience in the industry. She has grown from an Engineer to an executive in the industry. She focuses on bridging the business and technical challenges of managing complex, a high-value business relationship in the industry. She has managed operations for multinational telecommunication like Nokia Siemens and Ericsson, for countries in Sub Saharan Africa. She is a co-founder of Women in Engineering (IEEE) in Nigeria.
Some Interesting Details about the Hangout
A Pitch session is also, being planned for the November 2017, CFA’s Startups Hangout. Interested Startups should visit here and register for the Pitch session. Limited seats are available, hence, you need to register early, to book a seat at the event. You can register for the October 2017 edition of CFA’s Startups Hangout here.
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