[Free Webinar] Utilizing dynamic partnerships to ignite innovation in Africa
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Utilizing dynamic partnerships to ignite innovation in Africa

Webinar

Wednesday 13 September 2017

15:00 Abidjan | 16:00 Lagos | 17:00 Johannesburg | 18:00 Nairobi

This webinar addresses how Qualcomm® empowers stakeholders and innovators through access to multinational resources.

Qualcomm®, a company whose technologies powered the smartphone revolution and connected billions of people, will introduce their Qualcomm Wireless Reach™ initiative. This initiative’s innovative approach to partnering unleashes African creativity and expands stakeholder results. Learn how lives are positively impacted when a multinational company invests its finances, people, technologies and other resources in expanding capabilities of African entrepreneurs and stakeholders. In this webinar, multiple program successes in healthcare, education and entrepreneurship will be shared.

 

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Complimentary for the first 200 registrants

 

Speakers


Kyle Moss

Government Affairs Program Manager – Qualcomm Wireless Reach™

Kyle Moss serves as a government affairs program manager and head of global entrepreneurship for Qualcomm Wireless Reach. Based in San Diego, Moss designs, implements, and manages social impact programs throughout Africa, Asia, and the US.

She also leads her team’s efforts in support of SMEs, SGBs, social enterprises, and entrepreneurs using mobile tools.

 

Bienvenu Agbokponto Soglo

Gov’t Affairs Director, West & Central Africa – Qualcomm®

Bienvenu Agbokponto Soglo is a Gov’t Affairs Director, West & Central Africa at Qualcomm. He has over 10 years’ experience in the ICT and Telecommunication Industry with expertise in International Mobile Telecommunication technologies as well as governmental policies across Africa.

In this role, he interacts with the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), supports development and implementation of plans, policies and strategies of the Company’s government affairs in West and Central Africa.

 


Okey Okuzu

CEO – InStrat Global Health Solutions

Okey Okuzu is an accomplished healthcare visionary and entrepreneur whose innovations have enabled improved healthcare delivery to underserved populations. Okey founded InStrat Global Health Solutions in 2010 to focus on global health innovation by identifying and deploying mobile health solutions using SMS, 3G and Satellite information delivery technologies.

Prior to InStrat, Okey had spent over a decade in leadership positions in global life sciences industry leaders – Pfizer Inc., and Novartis.

 


Berhane Gebru

Director of Programs – TechLab, FHI 360

Berhane Gebru is a high-performing program manager with experience directing multiple projects in complex environments in the application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in support of a wide range of international development initiatives including health; education; adaptation to climate change induced challenges; water supply and sanitation; and food security.

He is an accomplished strategist and skilled team builder who conceptualizes projects, develops strategy, and executes action plans to deliver results.




Sam Rich

CEO – eLimu

Sam Rich is eLimu’s CEO. An education and behaviour change consultant from London, Sam began work as a journalist at The Independent, before dabbling in design, training as a teacher, and briefly dipping his toes into the DotCom sector.

In 2004, he moved to East Africa in a brave attempt to marry these skills by working in Behaviour Change. Since then he’s designed teaching materials for coffee farmers, developed nutrition campaigns, shown governments how to make public finances more transparent, produced radio ads about election abuses, and designed mobile apps for micro-finance organizations.

 

 

 

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Complimentary for the first 200 registrants