In the last few years, it has become apparent that e-mobility is here in Nigeria to stay. How then do we create e-mobility businesses that can thrive in the Nigerian space? JET Motors, in collaboration with Technext, is hosting a webinar tagged “Unlocking Pathways to Accelerate E-mobility in Nigeria,” to discuss these issues.
The webinar series will have outstanding speakers, who will engage the topic, and have conversations to help chart a way for the future of e-mobility in Nigeria.
The panellists include Engr. Jelani Aliyu, Director General, National Automotive Design And Development Council (NADDC); Adetayo Bamiduro, Co-founder, MAX; Damilola Olokesusi, CEO, Shuttlers; Mr Joseph Osanipin, CEO, Jet Motor Company.
Meet the speakers:
Engr Jelani Aliyu, DG, NADDC
Graduating from the College for Creative Studies, Michigan, with a degree in Automotive Design, Aliyu hit the ground running joining General Motors where he co-designed the Oldsmobile Bravada, Buick Rendezvous, and the Opel Astra. He was the lead exterior designer for the Pontiac G6 and the Chevrolet Volt, a hybrid electric vehicle with a sleek arcing roofline. In his current role as the DG of NADDC, he has pushed the country to adopt more modern advancement in the automotive industry in part by promoting the adoption, development, manufacturing and usage of advanced technology in the nation’s automotive sector.
Adetayo Bamiduro, Co-founder, MAX
With a joint MBA from the London Business School and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Bamiduro has carved a niche for himself in the Nigerian tech space as a key player. Over the years, he climbed through the corporate ladder, working as the Vice President of fulfilment at e-commerce company Konga and a consultant for Denox Brasil. He made the move to e-mobility in 2015, as one of the co-founders of Max NG, now MAX. With a clear focus, he started the company to build “connected last-mile delivery and online retail infrastructure for Africa, by using mobile and web platforms to connect consumers, retail businesses and independent drivers in real-time.”
Damilola Olokesusi, CEO, Shuttlers
Damilola is a Co-founder and CEO of the transport and tech company called Shuttlers, a start-up currently revolutionising the way professionals commute in metropolitan cities like Lagos. Damilola has a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Lagos. As an entrepreneur, Damilola uses innovation and technology to solve economic and social problems. She possesses the ability to recognise opportunities in everyday problems as well as the tenacity and diligence required to break barriers whilst solving these problems. She was listed in the Forbes 30Under30 in 2019 and is a Global Shaper.
Mr Joseph Osanipin, CEO, Jet Motor Company
Mr Joseph is a financial and audit expert with a wealth of experience acquired while working in the trading and financial industries as an Accountant, Auditor, IT Auditor and Business Manager. He is a hands-on consultant with expertise in risk management, finance, tax, Microfinance, financial training, IT implementation, IT audit. He worked as Group Head, Finance and Accounts, with The GIG Group before JET Motor Company.
Date/Time: Friday, March 25, 2022, 4 pm
Theme: Unlocking Pathways to Accelerate E-mobility in Nigeria
To register for the webinar, follow the link: https://bit.ly/jetmotors
About Jet Motor Company
Founded in 2018 by Chidi Ajaere and a team of passionate professionals, JET Motors Company wants to accelerate Africa’s dominance in the future of mobility by reshaping the narrative of the mobility space.
Current reports estimate that about 40% of the global export for used vehicles comes to Africa. In Nigeria, Kenya and Ethiopia, it is estimated that about 80–90% of total vehicles are imported.
JET EV, one of the product offerings, is an electric vehicle that has the distinct characteristic of being a 100% electric vehicle with 0 emissions.
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