TEDxLagos set to hold 18.8.18 and The lineup of speakers got us excited.
The event which is themed ‘Spotlight’ and scheduled to hold August 18, 2018 at Muson Centre, Onikan will underscore brilliant ideas in Technology, Entertainment, Governance, and Media amongst other areas.
Scheduled to speak at the event are;
JAMES GEORGE: James George is an architect and Design Director of HTL practicing out of Nigeria and South Africa, where his immediate focus is on Innovative Sustainable Solutions and Future African Cities. He is a nominee for the prestigious Rolex Mentor and Protégé architecture initiative.
OLUBANKOLE WELLINGTON: Olubankole Wellington, known professionally as “Banky W”, is described as the current King of African R&B. The prolific singer, songwriter, and producer has evolved over the years into becoming the most versatile and multitalented Entertainment and Media Mogul on the continent.
SIMI ADEAGBO: Simidele Adeagbo is a trailblazing Olympian, visionary business leader and sport and social justice advocate. She blazed an unconventional path, making Olympics history at the 2018 Winter Games by becoming the first Nigerian Winter Olympian and the first African and Black woman to compete in the sport of Skeleton at the Winter Olympics. With a strong track record of leadership at one of the world’s most recognizable brands (Nike Inc.).
CLARE OMATSEYE: Clare is the Country Consultant to Huntleigh Healthcare Nigeria Limited (a subsidiary of Arjo-Huntleigh, a Medical Equipment Manufacturing firm under the Swedish-based Getinge Group) after which she started JNC International to fill the lacuna in the medical equipment supply sector in a country with progressively regressive health infrastructure.
Others are Boye Olusanya, CEO 9mobile; Damilola Onafuwa, Documentary Photographer; Olasupo Shasore, Legal Practitioner and Historian; Tope Okupe, Disability Advocate; Anthonia Ojenagbon, Janah Ncube, Olubankole Wellington, Tokini Peterside and Ade Olufeko, Technologist and Business Futurist who will all share several brilliant ideas
The event will be hosted by; Ace Comedian and MC, Bovi Ugboma and will feature talks, workshop sessions, and a networking cocktail.
TEDxLagos 2018 is proudly supported by Union Bank, Skoll Foundation, Bellanaija, Johnnie Walker, DottsMediaHouse, Businessday, Penzaarville, Guardian and Vanguard. To keep up with all the happenings, please follow @TedxLagosng on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. #TEDxLagos