Ubong Patrick

President & CEO

Ubong Patrick

President & CEO
A Technopreneur who is focused on the use of innovation and technology to deliver immediate economic values to individuals and drive business efficiency for organizations. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from University of Uyo and has garnered over 15 years of industry experience. He has worked in Innovation, Product Development, Go-To-Market strategies and Project Delivery for top ICT firms in Nigeria like the Computer Warehouse Group, Omatek Computers and Signal Alliance during which period he was privileged to be mentored by leading doyen of Nigeria’s Technology sector such as Mr Austin Okere and the late Amazon of Nigeria’s ICT Industry Mrs Florence Seriki. Ubong also worked with the team that pioneered the first Nigerian Curriculum powered learning device called Personal Educational Tablets for Secondary Schools (PETSS) in 2013. His company Telsys Networks was part of the group that developed and delivered Nigeria’s first eSchool Project for Ekiti State Government in 2010 and some School Computer Projects in Lagos State in 2015. Telsys Networks is the developer and brain behind the popular FLExtutor e-Learning App and One-School portal which has been adopted by Sterling Bank, over 100 Schools across Nigeria and over 50,000 students across West Africa. Telsys Network has been recognized with an award from Lagos State Ministry of Education and for innovation by the Federal Ministry of Science and Tech

Nsikak John

Product Designer

Nsikak John

Product Designer
Nsikak John is a Market Penetration and Expansion Expert, Business Analyst, Solutions Architect with specialities in Design thinking, New venture incubation/acceleration, Growth, Enterprise Innovation and Digital transformation. He is presently Head, Enterprise Innovation Hub, The Nigerian Stock Exchange Nsikak John has extensive experience supporting African Fintech Startups across Incubation, Venture Acceleration, and Consulting. As a Strategy and Innovation leader he has spearheaded the development of an array of mission-critical “disruptive” solutions within the African Tech Space. His core work area in the last decade has been in helping organizations/entrepreneurs identify and take advantage of emerging opportunities of the 4th industrial revolution by shaping their ideas towards collaborative platforms and business models leveraging expert product knowledge, engagement strategy and market analytics. Nsikak is a graduate of Computer Science but his professional training spans Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Digital Transformation. He is an alumnus of Executive management programs of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and the Hong Kong University. Nsikak is presently the Head, Enterprise Innovation at the NSE where he leads a team of serial “disrupters” towards building Africa’s Preferred Exchange Hub.

Lilian Ubong

Business Consulting/Sales Expert

Lilian Ubong

Business Consulting/Sales Expert
Lilian is a graduate of Computer Science from the prestigious University f Nigeria, Nsukka. She is a confident, focused and result-oriented professional with over 10 years of experience in Sales, Marketing and Business Development. She has worked with the best in the industry. Her career spans over 10 years building businesses for some of Nigeria’s leading technology firms. This includes MainOne Cable Company and Emperion West Africa. She plays a pivotal role on the Advisory Board of Kingster University in respect to Marketing Communications. She is multi-skilled with training/certifications in: <ul class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list t-14 pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-more"> <li class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-item">AWS Business Professional, 2020</li> <li class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-item">AWS Cloud Economics, 2020</li> <li class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-item">AWS Cloud Practitioner Essentials: Pricing & Support, 2020</li> <li class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-item">Effective Business Writing</li> <li class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-item">Effective Business Writing, 2014</li> <li class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-item">Effective Presentation & Negotiation Skills</li> <li class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-item">Effective Sales Presentation</li> <li class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-item">Effective Sales Presentation, 2014</li> <li class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-item">Financial Planning & Sustainability</li> <li class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-item">Financial Planning & Sustainability, 2013</li> <li class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-item">Leading With Emotional Intelligence 1,2 & 3 – 2020</li> <li class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-item">Negotiation Skills</li> <li class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-item">Negotiation Skills, 2012</li> <li class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-item">Operations Management</li> <li class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-item">Operations Management, 2013</li> <li class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-item">Pipeline Management Workshop</li> <li class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-item">Pipeline Management Workshop, 2012</li> <li class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-item">Presentation Skills, 2013</li> <li class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-item">Sales & Marketing Research</li> <li class="pv-accomplishments-block__summary-list-item">Sales Effectiveness Training</li> </ul>

Jasper Ogbonna

Financial Counsellor

Jasper Ogbonna

Financial Counsellor
He is graduate of Economics from the University of Nigeria Nsukka, he also holds a Master’s Degree in Economics from the University of Lagos, specializing in Monetary Economics . Jasper was the Group Executive Vice President of the Genesis Energy Group (March 2012 – June 2016) where he held several Positions and led teams that negotiated and executed the 84MW Off-Grid Power Project with the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation “NNPC” running into several millions of USD and other multiple Power Projects in the Power Sector within and outside Nigeria, including the Benin Republic Power Project amongst others. Jasper held several positions within the Genesis Energy Group, including Vice President – Finance, Chief Financial Officer “CFO”, Group Executive Vice President – Finance & Investments and Managing Director GEL Utility Limited, the subsidiary company that executed and currently managing the 20year Power Purchase Agreement with the NNPC. He is an astute professional with over 20years experience spanning consulting, commercial banking, investment banking, energy and tech startups. He Possesses a strong skill sets for Power Projects structuring and Government Advisory transactions including privatization transactions (sell-side & buy-side). In BGL where he worked for over 7 years rising to the position of an Assistant Vice President, he was the team lead in Economic and Privatization Advisory Services, where he worked on a number of privatization advisory transactions including the Buy-Side Privatization of Transcorp Hilton in Abuja. He worked in the Specialized Finance Group of Diamond Bank Investment Banking Division. He was responsible for managing and reporting the IFC on-lending facility line and the FMO on-lending facility lines.

Constant Nosa Olotu

International Office (US)

Constant Nosa Olotu

International Office (US)
Nosa Olotu is a Pastor, Philanthropist, ICT Expert and Entrepreneur based in the United States of America. He holds a BTech in Mathematics and Computer Science from the Federal University of Technology, Minna, Niger State, Nigeria. <span lang="EN-GB">Nosa’s strength is in the following key areas:</span> <ul> <li><span lang="EN-GB">  </span><span lang="EN-GB">Business Process Design/ Reengineering</span></li> <li><span lang="EN-GB"> </span><span lang="EN-GB">Technology Deployment</span></li> <li><span lang="EN-GB">  </span><span lang="EN-GB">Application Development</span></li> <li><span lang="EN-GB">  </span><span lang="EN-GB">Systems Integration</span></li> <li><span lang="EN-GB"> </span><span lang="EN-GB">Recruitment, Selection and Training</span></li> <li><span lang="EN-GB">  </span><span lang="EN-GB">Business Consulting</span></li> </ul> <h3><strong>Nosa’s Skills include:</strong></h3> <ul> <li>Operating Systems: Microsoft Windows 95/98/NT/2000/2003/XP/ME,windows7, window windows10,</li> <li>MS DOS</li> <li>Protocols: TCP/IP, Net BIOS, SNMP, ICMP, TCP, UDP, ARP, FTP, SMTP, POP3, Telnet, WINS, DHCP, DNS,</li> <li>IPSec, HTTP</li> <li>Servers: Windows DNS, DHCP, WINS, Terminal server, Exchange 5.5, IIS 4.0/5.0, MS Proxy 2.0, Systems</li> <li>Management Server (SMS), Active Directory services (ADS).</li> <li>System Admin: Knowledge of WindowsNT/2000/2003/2008/2012 server administration,</li> <li>Creating/configuring/deleting/managing User accounts using Active directory services/ User managers,</li> <li>Installation/configurations of Network Printers, Configuration of LAN using TCP/IP, and outlook</li> <li>configuration and administration</li> <li>Networking: Strong knowledge of TCP/IP configuration, Familiar with hubs, switches, routers, patch</li> <li>panels, servers, and topologies.VOIP, SIP Trunking, Call Center Setup, and Administration. Web design:</li> <li>Dream Weaver ,Ms FrontPage ,HTML, CSS, WordPress</li> <li>Election Monitoring and Observation</li> </ul> <h2><strong>Consultancy Projects:</strong></h2> <strong>Nosa has consulted extensively for several e-Learning and Education projects within and outside Nigeria viz:</strong> <ul> <li>Digital literacy Campaign Consultant(advisory)</li> <li>E-library Consultant- Azaiki Foundation</li> <li>E-library Consultant -Nkemufuna Foundation</li> <li>E- library Consultant – Federal Road Safety Corp(FRSC), HQ Abuja</li> <li>E-learning Consultant-Bethel Christian Academy, El Sobrante, California</li> </ul> <h3>Work Experience</h3> <ul> <li>Community Defense Law Foundation (CDLF), (None Profit Organization – Nigeria  Technology Director</li> <li>Office of The Special Adviser to The President on Strategy, Research & Documentation- Information</li> <li>Robert Half Technology San Francisco, California-Network Administrator(Consultant)</li> <li>Ebay Inc, San Jose, California</li> <li>ProActive Business Solutions Inc San Jose, Californi</li> <li>Centrix Services: Richmond, California</li> <li>Computer Assistanccom.<em>, UT: Technical Support (Contract)  </em></li> <li>Centrix Communications Ltd.<em>, Lagos- Nigeria, Senior System Administrator  </em></li> <li>Lotus Communications LTD<em>, Minna .Niger State, Nigeria, Information Technology Consultant</em></li> <li>Priority Venture<em>, information technology Consultant </em></li> <li>Boots Plc<em>, Lagos-Nigeria: Industrial training  (IT)          </em></li> </ul> <h3>Causes Constant Nosa cares about includes:</h3> Arts and Culture, Children, Civil Rights and Social Action, Education, Environment, Politics, Poverty Alleviation, and Science and Technology

Biyi Fashoyin

CMO
Biyi fashoyin is a Pastor, Actor, Poet and Technocrat and a veteran broadcast journalist and former President of the Joint Action Committee on ICT Awareness and Development (JACITAD) who started as a Newscaster with Lagos Television, Ikeja, and later birthed an Independent IT program. He was elected as the First National President of the Joint Action Committee for ICT Awareness and Development( JACITAD) Biyi Fashoyin is a graduate of English and Literary Studies of Ekiti State University, Ado-Ekiti is . He was twice invited by the Senate to contribute to the ICT bill at the senate and was also appointed to the ministerial task force on software. He was Group Chief Marketing Officer, Omatek Computers Plc and Formerly General Manager, Mobile Knowledge Solutions, Lagos. He is presently the Deputy Managing Director of Chips, Bits and Bytes Ltd. A member of the Nigerian Internet Registration Association, Nigeria Internet Group (NIG), and many other bodies, Fashoyin who loves wrestling and football is happily-married and has children. Biyi has been interviewed on CNN, (Watch video) and on AIT, NTA Network and every major tv station in Nigeria. He is also a host of Television programs. He is a member of several bodies including the World Society of poets. Happily Married with Children, he has travelled extensively to UK, Europe, USA, and Most african countries.