Dr. Omane Boamah is a medical doctor trained in the University of Ghana Medical School with a medical elective in a university in Missouri in the United States. Dr. Omane Boamah has already written a book on the GETFund and has published a few papers. He has attended several leadership seminars and has performed a great deal of community service in some hospitals in Ghana. Currently Dr. Omane Boamah is the Minister of Communications.
Dorothy K. Gordon is a leader with a vision to build a dynamic Pan-African Society through an ‘owned’ process of technological innovation technology solutions developed by Africans, in Africa and in response to African needs. She is the Director General of Ghana’s Advanced Information Technology Institute (AITI-KACE), the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT and leads a team of technology professionals committed to using the opportunities that exist within the global innovation economy to bring about accelerated development in Africa.
Paul Victor Obeng popularly known as P. V. Obeng is a Ghanaian Mechanical Engineer, politician and chairman of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology council. He is the chairman of the National Development Planning Commission (NDPC). Obeng is the chief consultant and Chairman of OB Associates, a public and private sector consulting firm and chairman of Ghana Agro and Food company.
Derek Appiah has more than 25 years of management experience and a strong track record of commercializing innovations in the converging industries of IT, telecoms and media in UK, Middle East and Africa. Before becoming CEO of Logiciel Ghana Limited, he spent two years as Director of Vodafone Business Solutions in Ghana and prior to that he was the Chief Enterprise Solutions Officer for MTN in Nigeria. Sign up for Strategic Session on Accelerating your Technology Business with Derek Appiah
Are you a technology entrepreneur looking for insights on how to accelerate your market penetration? Is your brilliant technology idea in the marketplace but not meeting its growth potential and aspirations Sign up for a session with Derek Appiah, CEO of Logiciel Ghana Limited. As part of i-Week, Derek will present a session on the keys to gaining fast market traction for technology businesses. These insights are based on his experience building successful technology businesses in UK, Nigeria and Ghana. The first ten entrepreneurs who sign-up will get a follow-on personal one-to-one coaching session to identify practical ways to accelerate their businesses.
Andrew Missingham, a UK-based entrepreneur and management consultant whose clients include Nike Inc. the BBC, Andrew is the Lead consultant at Andrew Missingham Consulting. He is described by many as a strategist, cultural explorer and storyteller.
Fred Yeboah is Senior Lecturer and heads the Open Source Group at AITI-KACE. He has experience working with public and private and the not-for-profit sectors and has extensive experience training in FOSS Business Models all over Africa. Fred’s work includes the design and roll-out of open Educational resources, quality control, identification of open source trends and educational resources.
Mawuena Adzo Trebarh: Chief Business Strategist has over 15 years experience with a stellar career in the corporate environment in Ghana. She has been recognized through a number of national awards for having established benchmarks for excellence in corporate Affairs, investor relations Management in critical sectors of the economy specifically mining and telecommunications.
Derrydean Dadzie is an ’06 Ashesi University graduate in the computer science program, who along with four other Ashesi graduates started DreamOval Ltd in 2007. The team believes in transforming Africa through the power of the emerging technologies, and focused on delivering mobile web solutions tailored for the African market. Mr. Dadzie is definitely one of Ghana’s most aspiring entrepreneurs and role models. Having spoken at many occasions before, this is not a presentation you can afford to miss. Come join Mr. Dadzie during Innovation Week at the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT.
Jonathan has over 20 years of experience in technology infrastructure financing and project management across West Africa. He has held leading roles in some of the largest IT Infrastructure projects in West Africa for global names such as, BT Global Services and the United Nations. Mr. Tawiah was also the lead local sector consultant for Danida’s pre-appraisal activity on funding GoG’s US$60 million facility for the Eastern Corridor Fibre Optic project. Mr Tawiah is currently lead consultant to USAID on technology readiness and requirements at the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID)
Maximus Ametorgoh, Managing Director of PopOut, with professional skills in new media, web idea development, advertising, events, social media activism, campaign strategy and copy writing. He has the passion drive to help the youth to start their own technology businesses to create more Jobs for the Ghanaian youth, through events and social discourses. He is a technology activist.
Ernest Ofori, Head of Scientific and Technical Computing at the prestigious AITI – KACE. He has worked on various Scientific research and technology transfer projects. Among them the Development of High Performance Computing and Supercomputing Center for West Africa. His latest research project on the development of a Industrial Instrumentation and Process Control using Open Source Tools was accepted for presentation at the 1st EuroAfrica ICT Cooperation Forum held in Brussels, Belgium. He has also served as a consultant for various organizations including Rudan Consulting Ltd (GIS – ESRI Arcview), Textgenesys Ltd (Mobile Computing), Money Systems International (Financial Modelling). Currently he serves on the National (ISO) Technical Committee for Standardization in Systems and Software for the Ghana standards Board.
Dr. Nortey Omaboe the Executive Chairman of GCNet is a financial and investment Analyst with over 12years experience in both public and private sector Business Analyst and consulting. Dr. Omaboe is a member of more than ten Professional Groups and Associations including Accounting and Audits, Accounting and Financial Professionals, Ghana Professionals Network and many more. Dr. Omaboe is an expert consultant in Career Opportunities, New ventures, Business deals and expertise requests etc.
Effie Ansah is an ICT entrepreneur, public relations practitioner, public speaker, lecturer, and mentor with ten years’ working experience in both public and private sectors. She worked variously as head of corporate affairs and human resources in a leading software company; public relations and human resource manager in a publishing company and the ministries. She began her career as a reporting intern with the state broadcaster.
Alexander Sulzberger is the CEO and founder of Ecoband Networks, a Ghanaian connectivity solution provider. He has worked on information and communications technology projects in Austria, Israel, Germany and West Africa, and with the United Nations and Internet service providers and telecoms in West Africa.
Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh is the Territory Marketing Manager for IBM West Africa, a Fortune 500 company which employs over 400,000 people worldworldwide. Angela has over 13 years experience in marketing gained mainly from the financial sector both in Africa and the United Kingdom. Prior to joining IBM, Angela was Head of Retail Banking at Guaranty Trust Bank, Ghana. Under her leadership, the bank was named Best Retail Bank of the year in 2010. Angela was also responsible for setting up the Prestige Banking arm of United Bank of Africa (UBA) in Ghana.
Raymond Yeldidong Bayor is the Immediate Past President of the Students’ Representative Council of the Ghana Institute of Journalism. A Social Media Enthusiast, Raymond has keen interest in security-related issues in Ghana and around the globe.