OUR SPEAKERS

Commissioner of Human Resources, Science & Technology Department (HRST)
African Union Commission (AUC)
Minister of Innovation and Technology
Ethiopia
Board Chair
Board Chair AfriLabs and Board Chair ActivSpaces Cameroon
Ambassador of Switzerland to Ethiopia, Djibouti, South Sudan and the African Union
Director of Strategy
AfriLabs
Anna Ekeledo
Executive Director
AfriLabs
Chief Technology Officer
United Nations Economic Commission for Africa
Digital & ICT Project manager
Agence Française de Développement (AFD)
Visiting Professor of Economics
University of Paris 1 Paris-Sorbonne and Peking University, France
UNICEF Country Representative to Ethiopia and the African Union
Head of Human Resource and Youth Development
African Union Commission (AUC)

Tomi Dave

President
African Business Angel Network ABAN
Representative to Ethiopia, Africa Union and UN Economic Commission for Africa at United Nations Women
Founder and Chairman, Global Innovation Catalyst.
Regional Director for Africa
International Telecommunication Union
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
BlueMoon, Ethiopia
Director of Business Development
(Middle East and Africa) at Microsoft Corporation
Co-Founder
LelapaFund
President
Digital Africa
Founder
VC4A
Chief at ICT Policy Section
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development
(UNCTAD)
Senior Innovation Officer
African Development Bank Group (AfDB)
Jobs for Youth in Africa
Private Sector Coordinator
Pan-African University Institute of Water and Energy Sciences
(PAUWES)
Coordinator of PAU
Founding Partner
Ventures Platform, Board Member Reliance HMO
Regional Youth Employment Technical Specialist for Africa
International Labour Organization (ILO)
Programme Officer at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU)
Regional Office for Africa
Financial Planning & Analysis
Seme City, Benin
CEO
GreenTech Captial
Founder
Avandis Women CEO Network
Executive Partner LoftyInc Ltd
Co-Founder Wennovation
Nigeria
Director of Programmers
AfriLabs
Khalid Ali
Founder of Impact Hub
Khartoum Sudan
Founder of KumasiHive
Ghana
Business Development Manager
ActivSpaces
Douala, Cameroon
Strategy Lead
iZone Hub, Zimbabwe
Takunda Chingonzoh 1
Board Member
Market Engagement Director
GSMA
International Consultant
#FastTrackTech in Africa
UN International Trade Centre
Head of Digital Education
Liquid Telecom
Co-chair of African Diaspora Youth Forumm (ADYFE)
Head of Diaspora Division Citizens and Directorate
Civil Society and Diaspora (CIDO)
Co-founder and CEO
Pangea Accelerator Sweden
Founder and CEO
Wajenzi, Netherland
BioWin
Canada
AMA Consults
UK
Founder
VentureLift Africa
Managing Director
SUGUBA
Business and Regional HighTech Development Manager
Enterprise Incubator Foundation
Armenia
Senior Manager
Networks and Global Partnerships
UniBasel
Switzerland
Lecturer
Stellenbosh University
South Africa
Editor in Chief
TechCabal
Founder
iAfrikan
Principal
Investments at Luminate Group
Director
RLabs
South Africa
CEO
Lawyers Hub
Kenya
CTO
iSpace Foundation
Ghana
Media Strategist and Tech Advocate
Francophone Representative
Head of Communications, Marketing and Stakeholder Management, Nailab
Kenya
Manager of Roar Nigeria Hub and Pioneer Manager of Lion Science Park
University of Nigeria Nsukka, Nigeria
Board Member
Director and Cofounder
RedZebra
Head of the Innovation
Creativity and Entreprenuership Division
Henly Business School Africa