NGX Technovation Conference

Theme: Technology, Platforms and Markets

Thursday, 30 September 2021

The advancement and exponential growth of technology around the world has signaled a new wave of opportunities for forward thinking organizations. New and exciting tech stacks across AI, DLT, Quantum Computing, Cloud etc. continue to create opportunities for smart business leaders towards growth and better competitive advantage. Nigeria is an emerging technology powerhouse with a thriving tech start-up ecosystem and this creates opportunities for smart capital formation and everything that goes with it. NGX Limited is putting together this event to signal to local and international stakeholders and markets; its technology driven business paradigm and competencies as well as technology thought leadership within the region.

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Lamido Yuguda

Director General, SEC

Olugbenga Agboola

Co-Founder and CEO, Flutterwave

Iyin Aboyeji

Founder & General Partner, Future Africa


Chief Executive Officer, NGX

Adesoji Solanke

Director, Frontier / SSA Banks & FinTech Equity Research, Renaissance Capital

Andreas Itern

CEO, Co–Founder, F10

Dr. Segun Aina

President, Africa Fintech Network

Topsy Kola-Oyeneyin

Partner, McKinsey & Company, Lagos

Oremeyi Akah

Chief Customer Experience Officer, Interswitch

Olubayo Adekanmbi

Chief Transformation Officer, Data Science Nigeria

Abasi Ene-Obong

PhD, Chief Executive Officer, 54 Gene

Mr. Dayo Obisan

Executive Commissioner, Operations, SEC

Iniabasi Akpan

Country CEO, Opay Nigeria

Kola Aina

Founding Partner, Ventures Platform

Chidinma Iwueke

Partner, Microtraction

Alessia Balducci

Senior Ambassador, Seedstars Nigeria - Seedstars


Time Activity
10:00am – 10:10am Welcome Address, New Era, New Opportunities by Temi Popoola, CFA, Chief Executive Officer, NGX Limited
10:10am – 10:20am Goodwill Message – Lamido Yuguda, Director General, Securities and Exchange Commission
10:20am – 10:30am Keynote Address:  Olugbenga Agboola, Founder, Flutterwave Topic: The Future is Digital – Digital Transformation, New Tech and Emerging Markets
10:30am – 10:40am Sessions Opening Remarks – The Future is Here! Dr. Segun Aina, President, Africa Fintech Network
10:40am – 11:10am 1st Panel: Topic: The Path to Exponential Growth – New Technology, Platforms, Emerging Markets Panelists
  1. Olumide Bolumole, Divisional Head, Listings Business, NGX
  2. Iniabasi Akpan, Country Manager, Opay Nigeria
  3. Abasi Ene-Obong, PhD, Chief Executive Officer, 54Gene
  1. Iyin Aboyeji, Founder & General Partner, Futures Africa
  1. Eyitope Kola-Oyeneyin, McKinsey & Company
Moderator – Adesoji Solanke, Director, Frontier / SSA Banks & FinTech Equity Research, Renaissance Capital.
11:10am – 11:20am Questions and Answers
11:20am – 11:30am Presentation 2: NGX Tech Stack Showcase; Topic:
11:30pm – 12.00pm 2nd Panel Topic: Beyond Tech – Partnerships, Business Models, Innovation, Data and Regulation Panelists
  1. Dayo Obisan, Executive Commissioner (Operations), Securities and Exchange Commission
  2. Kola Aina, Founding Partner, Ventures Platform
  3. Andreas Itern, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, F10
  4. Senior Ambassador, Seedstars Nigeria – Seedstars
  5. Chidinma Iwueke, Partner, Microtraction
Moderator – Oremeyi Akah, Chief Customer Experience Officer, Interswitch Group
12:00pm – 12:10pm Questions & Answers
12:10pm – 12:15pm Closing Remarks/Vote of Thanks – Femi Oyenuga, Chief Digital Officer, NGX Limited

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