As the excitement surrounding Nigeria Fintech Week (#NFW23) intensifies, organizers are elated to unveil a diverse and stellar assembly of industry leaders set to grace the stage from October 24 to 26, 2023. These champions of innovation, each with a rich tapestry of experiences, will gather at the Landmark Event Centre, illuminating discussions with invaluable insights in line with this year’s theme, “Fintech: Resilience, Innovation, and Diversification”.
Funke Opeke – CEO, MainOne
Funke Opeke founded MainOne, the mastermind behind the region’s first open-access submarine cable system. Her vision transformed MainOne into a significant player, culminating in its acquisition by global titan, Equinix, in 2022.
Will Stevens – U.S Consul General
Mr. Stevens, the current Consul General at the U.S. Consulate General in Lagos, brings a rich tapestry of diplomatic expertise. Renowned for his impactful work from South Africa to countering Russian propaganda during the Ukraine crisis, Stevens remains a beacon in international diplomacy.
John Obaro – Founder & GMD, SystemSpecs
The maestro behind the revolutionary Remita e-payment solution, John Obaro, with his company SystemSpecs, has fundamentally transformed Nigeria’s fintech landscape, including creating the nation’s inaugural online banking platform at IMB.
Chika Nwosu – CEO, Palmpay
With a legacy of leadership at giants like Huawei Technologies and Transsion Group, Chika Nwosu now helms PalmPay, charting its course through the competitive fintech waters with his Management Science acumen.
Dr. Krish Ranganath – Regional Executive West Africa, Africa Data Centre
With over two decades shaping the ICT sector, Dr. Krish’s vision has birthed networks & data centers across emerging markets, making him a cornerstone in the architectural design of West African telecom infrastructure.
Ade Bajomo – President, FintechNGR
Having left transformative imprints at the Nigerian Stock Exchange and Access Bank, Ade Bajomo’s influence in finance and tech domains is undeniable. His vision continues to sculpt the financial landscape, particularly in the realm of fintech.
Set amidst an electric atmosphere, the #NFW23 promises attendees a unique blend of enlightening dialogues, interactive sessions, and unparalleled networking opportunities with the very best in the fintech world.
For comprehensive event details, to register, and to familiarize yourself with the entire list of eminent speakers, enthusiasts are encouraged to visit https://nigeriafintechweek.org/.
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About Nigeria Fintech Week
Nigeria Fintech Week is an annual event that brings together key stakeholders in the financial and technology sectors to explore and promote innovation and resilience in Nigeria’s fintech ecosystem. The event aims to drive collaboration, foster partnerships, and provide a platform for thought leaders to share insights and trends shaping the future of finance.