Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Limited has finalized plans for its inaugural TechNovation Conference on Thursday, September 30, 2021, which will bring together key industry experts to discuss digital transformation in Nigeria’s capital market.
The NGX TechNovation Conference is a flagship event that brings together local and international technology professionals to discuss technology, partnerships, and innovation that might help the Nigerian capital market adopt new technology.
The event, titled “Technology, Platforms, and Markets,” will be chaired by Mr Temi Popoola, CFA, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Nigerian Exchange (NGX) Limited, and will feature key industry professionals from both the public and private sectors.
Mr Lamido Yuguda, Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), will deliver a goodwill message at TechNovation, while Mr Olugbenga Agboola, Co-Founder and CEO of Flutterwave, will deliver the keynote presentation. Online registration is available at www.ngxgroup.com/ngx-tech-con.
Speaking about the conference, CEO, NGX, Mr Popoola noted that,
The advancement and exponential growth of technology around the world has signalled a new wave of opportunities for forward-thinking organisations. At NGX, we are committed to leveraging technology to provide a broad range of services including but not limited to smart capital formation. We see TechNovation as a platform for sharing ideas that can create opportunities for smart business leaders looking to tap into the next level of growth and competitive advantage, and will continue to prioritise opportunities to create value through thought leadership and ecosystem involvement”.
Beyond Tech – Partnerships, Business Models, Innovation, Data, and Regulation will be the theme of the day’s second session. Dayo Obisan, Executive Commissioner (Operations), Securities and Exchange Commission; Kola Aina, Founding Partner, Ventures Platform; Andreas Intern, Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder, F10; Olubayo Adekanmbi, Chief Transformation Officer, Data Science Nigeria; Chidinma Iwueke, Partner, Microtraction; and Oremeyi Ak, Chief Customer Experience Officer, Interswitch Group.
NGX will also display some of its technological investments over the years, as well as answer readers’ questions about technology and the capital market.