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TALENT ACCELERATION

-AND A-

SMARTER LAGOS

Art of Technology Lagos 4.0 December 8th & 9th, 2022 LandMark Hotel, Victoria Island, Lagos

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

4.0

Art of Technology 4.0

Art of Technology (AOT) Lagos is the largest tech conference in Nigeria which brings together key stakeholders from the public and private sector to discuss policies and initiatives that will pave way for the evolution of a smarter, digital, efficient and competitive Lagos.

AOT 4.0 will focus on Talent Acceleration and A Smarter Lagos. Creating a 10-year roadmap to widening
the talent acceleration pipeline to achieve talent
sustainability that will deliver
the Smarter Lagos. 

Date

December

8TH - 9TH, 2022

Venue

LANDMARK HOTEL

VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS

TIME

9AM - 4PM

DAILY

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Past Editions of AOT Lagos

2019

1.0

Art of Technology 1.0

The first edition had over 2,000 participants and gave birth to the Lagos Innovation Masterplan through grilling sessions, consisting of 6 Keynotes, 40 Speakers & 7 Sessions.

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2.0

2020

Art of Technology 2.0

The second edition hosted about 8,700 participants and witnessed the launch of Startup Lagos as well as Eko Open Source projects, with key participation from over 30 countries worldwide.

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2022

3.0

Art of Technology 3.0

The third edition had over 18,000 participants and gave birth to the Lagos Innovation Masterplan through grilling sessions, consisting of 4 Keynotes, 65 Speakers & 19 Sessions.

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SPECIAL GUEST OF HONOUR

SPECIAL GUEST OF HONOUR

Babatunde Raji Fashola

Honourable Minister of Works & Housing

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

GUEST OF HONOUR

GUEST OF HONOUR

DR ISA ALI PANTAMI

HON. MINISTER OF COMMUNICATION
AND DIGITAL ECONOMY

FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA

CHIEF HOST

CHIEF HOST

Babajide Sanwoolu

EXECUTIVE GOVERNOR

LAGOS STATE

Keynote

Keynote Speakers

Slide
Olukayode Pitan
MD/CEO, Bank of Industry
Kola Aina
Founder, Ventures Platform
Parminder Vir OBE
Former CEO, Tony Elumelu Foundation
Tomi Davies
Collaborator-in-Chief, TVC Labs
Ola Williams
Country Manager, Microsoft
Dr Andrew S. Nevin
Financial Services Leader & Chief Economist
(PwC, NG)
Slide
Olukayode Pitan
MD/CEO, Bank of Industry
Kola Aina
Founder, Ventures Platform
Parminder Vir OBE
Former CEO, Tony Elumelu Foundation
Tomi Davies
Collaborator-in-Chief, TVC Labs
Ola Williams
Country Manager, Microsoft
Dr Andrew S. Nevin
Financial Services Leader & Chief Economist
(PwC, NG)

HOST

HOST

OBAFEMI HAMZAT

DEPUTY GOVERNOR

LAGOS STATE

HOST

HAKEEM FAHM

HONOURABLE COMMISIONER FOR SCIENCE AND TECH

LAGOS STATE

CONVENER

CONVENER

TUBOSUN ALAKE

SPECIAL ADVISER TO THE GOVERNOR, INNOVATION & TECH

LAGOS STATE

Speakers

AOT 4.0 will focus on Funding and A Connected Lagos to spotlight investment readiness, regulations and policy formulations for tech startups in the tech ecosystem.

Speakers

Ajibola Bamidele
Managing Partner, Certification Edge
Olumide Balogun
Head of Google Consumer Apps in Sub-Saharan Africa, and Country Marketing Manager for Nigeria
Tolu Agunbiade
Head of Entrepreneurship, Africa Leadership Group(ALX)
Dr Dipo Awojide
BTDTHub/Founder
Lara Yeku
Divisional Director, Head of HR, Food Division Flour Mills of Nigeria Plc
Prof. Niran Oluwaranti
Professor of Computer Engineering, Obafemi Awolowo University
Idris M. Bugaje
Executive Secretary, NBTE
Ogugua Belonwu
Founder & Product Manager at MyJobMag
Tayo Ogumola
Chief Executive Officer, Utiva
Oreoluwa Boboye
Chief Executive Officer, Jobberman
Jussi Hinkannen
Chief Executive Officer, FUZU
Teju Abisoye
Executive Secretary, LSETF
Folashade Adefisayo
Honourable Commisioner of Education, Lagos State
Tokunbo Wahab
Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Education
Patricia (Asemota) Aderibigbe
Director, Group Human Resources, UBA
Emmanuel Michael, SPHRi
Special Adviser to the Lagos State Governor on Education
Patrick Eromosele
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Impact Hub Lagos
Robert Taiwo
Managing Director at Phillips Consulting Limited
Chisom Ofili ACIPM, SPHRi
Head of Recruitment, Jobberman.

Plenary Session 1

Day 1

Dr Ola Brown

Founder, Flying Doctors
Healthcare Investment Co.

Dr. Kadri Obafemi Hamzat

Deputy Governor,
Lagos State.

Reginald Karawusa

Executive Sec. Securities
& Exchange Commission

Kola Oyeneyin

Partner, Volition Capital

Sponsorship / Exhibition

Sponsorship

BRONZE

PACKAGE

₦5M

Virtual Sponsors Arena to host company logo and other details

Session promotions in social media and featured snippets, etc.

Company details on event webpage and other printed materials.

Named as Bronze Sponsor of the conference

SILVER

PACKAGE

₦10M

Everything thing on
Bronze Package

with

Virtual Sponsors Arena to host company logo and other details

Branded 6-month engagement plan

Named as Silver Sponsor of the conference

GOLD

PACKAGE

₦15M

Everything thing on
Silver Package

with

Virtual Exhibition Booth to host live products and demos

All-Expense trip for one staff to represent brand in DUBAI as part of the GITEX Nigeria Contingent

Startups’ GITEX Dubai Exhibition Booth will be branded with your logo as a sponsor

Brand on all communication materials viewed in GITEX Dubai

Brand on all visible marketing materials in GITEX Dubai as sponsor (Shirts, Flyers, etc)

Promotions on all local Nigerian GITEX DUBAI communication materials.

Carbon audit & certificate on emissions reduction contribution for a building

Named as Gold Sponsor of the conference

60 seconds advert played in-between sessions

DIAMOND

PACKAGE

₦20M

Everything thing on
Gold Package

with

5 minutes Virtual Speaking Slots

Virtual Sponsors Arena to host company logo and other details

Facilitated 1:1 meeting with attendees and networking lounge access [physical]

Named as Diamond Sponsor of the conference

60 seconds advert played in-between sessions

PLATINUM

PACKAGE

₦25M

Everything thing on
Diamond Package

with

A Table at the AOT Tech Ecosystem Awards Gala

5 minutes Physical Speaking Slot

5 minutes Video Recording Session About Business/Product {to be uploaded on the website}

Physical Exhibition Booths to host live products & demo

Named as Platinum Sponsor of the conference

60 seconds advert played in-between sessions

If you will like to sponsor AOT Lagos 4.0 or showcase your platform.

Partners

Sponsors

Media

Sponsors

Event Schedules

Schedules

Day 1

DECEMBER 3RD

10.00

AM

National Anthem

10.05

AM

Welcome Address

10.10

AM

Executive Speech

10.35

AM

1st Keynote

11.20

AM

Plenary Discussion

12.10

PM

Q&A/Interactions

12.25

PM

Goodwill Message

12.35

PM

Breakout Session

1.35

PM

Lesson from Breakout Session

1.50

PM

2nd Keynote Session

2.35

PM

Vote of Thanks

Day 2

DECEMBER 4TH

10.00

AM

National Anthem

10.05

AM

1st Keynote

10.50

AM

Plenary Discussion

11.40

AM

Q&A/Interactions

11.55

AM

2nd Keynote Session

12.40

PM

Breakout Session

1.40

PM

Lesson from Breakout Session

1.55

PM

Vote of Thanks

Agenda

ACTIVITIES Day 1

ACTORS

FOCUS AREAS

1

10.00 - 10.05am

National Anthem

Compere / MC

2

10.00 - 10.05am

Welcome Address

Mr. Hakeem Popoola Fahm  – Commissioner for Science &  Technology, Lagos State

3

10.10 - 10.35am

Executive Address

Mr. Governor – The Executive Governor, Lagos State.

Building a connected Lagos: Leveraging the growth of Startups

4

10.35 – 11.20am

1st Keynote Session

Tomi Davies  – Collaborator-In-Chief, TVC Labs

Managing Conflict: Equity sharing in African Startups

5

11.20-12.10pm

Plenary Discussion

Dr. Obafemi Hamzat Deputy Governor, Lagos State 

Kola Aina – CEO & Founder, Ventures Platform

Ola Brown – Founder, Flying Doctors Healthcare Investment Group

Bunmi Akinyemiju – CEO & Founder, Venture Garden Group

Ola Williams – Country Manager Microsoft

Managing Conflict: Equity sharing in African Startups

6

12.10-12.25 pm

Q&A/Interactions

Moderator

- - -

7

12:25 -12:35 pm

Goodwill Message

Tubosun Alake

- - -

8

Mr. Governor Exits

- - -

9

12:35 pm – 1:35 pm

Breakout Sessions

- - -

12:35 pm – 1:35 pm

Investment Readiness

Tito Ovia – Cofounder /Head of Growth, Helium Health

Reginald Karawusa -Executive Commissioner, Securities and Exchange Commission

Edmund Olotu – CEO, Tech Advance

Teju Abisoye – Executive Secretary, LSETF

Positioning for investment: Insights and Challenges

12:35 pm – 1:35 pm

Enabling Policy

Shola Akinlade – Co-founder/CEO, Paystack

Eghosa Omoigui – Founding & Managing General Partner, EchoVC

Ifeanyi Amah – Founder & CEO, Waje Smart Solutions

Oluwatoyin Adegbite Moore – Executive Director, West Africa, African Venture Philanthropy Alliance

Pivoting your Startup to Match Policy Shifts

12:35 pm – 1:35 pm

Fiscal Policy

Uzoma Nwagba – Chief Operating Officer, Growth Platform, Nigeria.

Wale Ajayi – Partner, tax, Regulatory and People Services, KPMG Nigeria

Tom Lounibos – Global Managing Director, Accenture Ventures

Sandie Okoro – Senior Vice President and Group General Counsel, World Bank

Jumoke Ogundare – CEO, ARM Holding

Startup Act: possible implications for Startups

10

1:35 pm - 1:50 pm

Lesson from Breakout Session

Moderator

Startup Act: possible implications for Startups

11

1:50 pm - 2:35 pm

2nd Keynote Session

Asue Ighodalo – Partner, Banwo & Ighodalo

Intellectual Property Rights for Startups

12

2:35 pm

Vote of Thanks

- - -

ACTIVITIES Day 2

ACTORS

FOCUS AREAS

1

10.00 - 10.05am

National Anthem

Compere / MC

2

10.05 – 10.50am

1st Keynote Session

Babatunde Fowler – Vice Chairman, UN Committee of Experts in Tax Matters

Regulatory risks for Startups in Africa

3

10.50 - 11.40am

Plenary Discussion

Babajide Ibironke –  Chief Finance Officer, Viathan

Solape Hammond – Special Adviser on SDGs & Investments, Lagos State

Meka Asonye – Partner, First Round Capital

Tamara Jack – Chief Financial Officer, LMI

Anjali Sud – Chief Executive Officer, Vimeo

Arese Ugwu – Founder, Smart Money Africa

Maya Horgan Famodu – Founder, Ingressive Capital

Gbenga Agboola – Co-founder, Flutterwave

Oluwatoyin Adegbite Moore – Executive Director, West Africa, African Venture Philanthropy Alliance

Closing The Gender Funding Gap; Key Perspectives

4

11.40 – 11:55am

Q&A/Interactions

Moderator

- - -

5

11:55 – 12:40 pm

2nd Keynote Session

Dr. Andrew S. Nevin, PhD – Partner, PwC 

Igniting Startups for Economic Growth in Africa

6

12:40 – 1:40 pm

Breakout Sessions

Moderator

- - -

12:40 – 1:40 pm

Investment Readiness

Nichole Yembra – Founder and Managing Partner, Chrysalis Company

Jason Njoku – CEO, Iroko TV

Dr Rabiu Onaolapo Olowo – Commissioner for Finance, Lagos State

Understanding the VC logic: What do investors want?

12:40 – 1:40 pm

Enabling Policy

Efosa Ojomo – Senior Research Fellow, Harvard Business School

Janet Yellen – U.S. Treasury Secretary

Adia Sowho – Head of Growth, MTN

Victor Asemota – Growth Partner, AnD Ventures

Edwin Ajogun – Country Director, Eko Innovation Centre

The New Economy of Africa; opportunities for African Startup Ecosystem

12:40 – 1:40 pm

Fiscal Policy

Seun Tubi – Chief Information Security Officer, Bank of Industry.

Khalid-Al-Bustani – DG Federal Tax Authority, UAE

Ngozi Dozie – Co-founder Carbon



Operating in an unstable policy environment; Lessons for Startups

10

1:40 – 1:55pm

Lesson from Breakout Session

Moderator

Startup Act: possible implications for Startups

11

1:55pm

Vote of Thanks

- - -

DR ISA ALI PANTAMI

HON. MINISTER OF COMMUNICATION AND DIGITAL ECONOMY

Federal Republic of Nigeria

Dr. Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami studied Computer Science at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University in Bauchi, Nigeria, gaining a BTech in 2003 and MSc in 2008, before obtaining a PhD from Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, Scotland. He is also trained on Digital Transformation in Harvard University, USA, then Management Strategy in both MIT, and Institute of Management Development in Loussaune, Switzerland. He was also in Cambridge University for Management Programme.

Pantami lectured at Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University in Information Technology before joining the Islamic University of Madinah as Head of Technical Writing in 2014.

In 2016, he was appointed as the Director General/CEO of the National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA). He has received over 50 awards and recognitions both within and outside Nigeria.

Dr. Isa Ali Pantami is a fellow of both British Computer Society (FBCS) and Nigeria Computer Society (FNCS).

He authored more than a dozen books on ICT, STEM, technology, politics & community reconciliation, religion and peaceful coexistence, as well as over 20 publications in international journals. He is the current Honourable Minister of Communication Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Babajide Sanwo-Olu

GOVERNOR LAGOS STATE

Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu’s dream is to see a Lagos where everything becomes smart. A tech-lover, emotionally intelligent and a committed leader who is doggedly passionate about Greater Lagos.

A B.Sc and MBA graduate from the University of Lagos. He is also an alumnus of the John F. Kennedy School of Government,
the London Business School and the Lagos Business School. Before he became the governor, he was the Managing Director/CEO of Lagos State Property Development Corporation (LSPDC).

He is an associate member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) and fellow of the Nigeria Institute of Training and Development (NITAD).

He is a tech-lover, listening governor who is strongly committed to taking Lagos to a greater height.

Before governance, he was at United Bank for Africa as the Head of Foreign Money Market; and First City Monument Bank as a Deputy General Manager/ Divisional Head.

At AOTLagos 2.0, Mr. Governor will review the Smart Lagos journey, present the progress made so far to the stakeholders; while painting the renewed picture of the Smarter Lagos.

BOS is the 15th Executive Governor of Lagos State.

Obafemi Hamzat

DEPUTY GOVERNOR LAGOS STATE

Femi Hamzat is the Deputy Governor of Lagos State,
Nigeria. He was formerly the Commissioner for Ministry of
Science & Technology; Commissioner for Works and
Infrastructure, and Special Adviser on Works to the
Honourable Minister for Works, Power and Housing.
He graduated from the University of Ibadan with a degree
in Agricultural Engineering in and a Master’s in Agricultural
Engineering. In 1992, he had his PhD in System Process
Engineering at Cranefield University, England.
Before his career as a public officer, he worked at RTP
Consulting Services, Columbia University, Merrill
Lynch Inc, Morgan Stanley and Oando Plc. In Oando Plc, he
served as the Chief Information Officer and Group Head IT
Strategist.

Hakeem Fahm

Hon. Comm for Science and Tech

Mr. Hakeem Popoola Fahm currently serves as Honourable Commissioner of Science and Technology, Lagos State.

He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Technology from Ohio University, Athens Ohio as well as Master in Business Administration in Computer Information and Systems Science from the University of the District of Columbia (UDC), Washington DC. His wealth of experience cuts across different fields in IT.

He started as a Computer Lab Technician and rose through the ranks to become the Chief Information Officer of the University in 2012. He led the ICT transformation at the University by building and implementing innovative solutions that includes IBM Enterprise Systems Architecture, upgrading System Network Architecture to TCP/IP based platform, Blackboard for Digital Learning, Internet2 for cutting edge applications and a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution that integrates all disparate systems into a single platform.

In May 2013, he moved to Accenture Federal Services, a management and I.T. consulting firm as a Cloud Computing Architect. During his tenure at Accenture, he managed the operational modernization for the US Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Air Force, Department of Health and Human Services(Obama Care) and the Social Security Administration.

In January 10, 2018, Mr. Hakeem Fahm was appointed as Honourable Commissioner of Science and Technology, Lagos State, the position he occupied until May 28, 2019.

His passion for technology has earned him several accolades and certifications. Hakeem is married to Muftiat Fahm with three sons and one daughter.

Hakeem Fahm

COMMISSIONER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Mr. Hakeem Popoola Fahm holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Industrial Technology from Ohio University, Athens Ohio as well as Master in Business Administration in Computer Information and Systems Science from the University of the District of Columbia (UDC), Washington DC.

His wealth of experience cuts across different fields in IT. He started as a Computer Lab Technician and rose through the ranks to become the Chief Information Officer of the University in 2012. He led the ICT transformation at the University by building and implementing innovative solutions that includes IBM Enterprise Systems Architecture, upgrading System Network Architecture to TCP/IP based platform, Blackboard for Digital Learning, Internet2 for cutting edge applications and a new Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) solution that integrates all disparate systems into a single platform.

In May 2013, he moved to Accenture Federal Services, a management and I.T. consulting firm as a Cloud Computing Architect. During his tenure at Accenture, he managed the operational modernization for the US Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Air Force, Department of Health and Human Services(Obama Care) and the Social Security Administration.

Mr. Hakeem Fahm is the Honourable Commissioner of Science and Technology.

Olatunbosun Alake

Mr. Olatunbosun Alake is an Information Technology & Business Management executive with about 10 years of experience. He has functioned in different spaces including Product Management, Business Intelligence, Application Development & Business Development across Telecoms, Media & Entertainment industries.

Beginning his career as a technology consultant in Philadelphia, U.S.A, Mr. Alake managed technology related issues for clients across the hardware and software spectrum. His transition to Nigeria saw him take up a position as Technical Learning & Development Specialist at IPNX Telecoms Nigeria Ltd. where he deployed and managed technical and generic organizational learning programs that contributed to significant improvements in organizational productivity.

He subsequently worked in various functional and leadership positions at IPNX where he was the Head of the Business Intelligence Unit tasked with developing and managing the Business Intelligence Architecture.

Olatunbosun is an avid problem solver with a keen eye for identifying problems and gaps and proffering solutions that deliver value for consumers.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer & Information Science from Temple University in Philadelphia Pennsylvania, U.S.A. He also possesses a Master’s in Business Administration with a concentration in General Management.

He is also an alumni of Harvard Kennedy School where he complete various courses including Certificate in Decision Science and Choice Architecture, Organizational Management, Leadership & Management for Executives, Managerial Finance, etc.

Dr Ola Brown

– Founder, Flying Doctors Healthcare Investment Company

Andrew NevinDr Ola studied medicine and surgery at the Hull York Medical School after which she worked in Acute Medicine in the UK. She then went on to be awarded the Japanese MEXT scholarship which allowed her to further her studies in Tokyo, Japan, the fellowship focused on lab-based research with induced pluripotent stem cells. She is currently completing her Masters degree in Finance and Economic Policy at the University of London (Modules included: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Financial Markets, Capital Markets, Banking, Banking regulation & IMF/Economic policy).

In terms of executive education, her post-graduate areas of study include Finance (specifically infrastructure) , Pre-hospital Emergency care, Healthcare leadership , Healthcare delivery, and Economics/Economic Policy. She has a certificate in Public-Private Partnership from Harvard University, a Project Finance and the Public Private Partnership Professional Certificate from the New York Institute of Finance, a certificate in Business execution and strategy from Wharton, Economic policy making from IE business school, Spain , a certificate in Accounting for decision making from the University of Michigan in the United States and a certificate in Finance & Investing in Infrastructure (Project Finance) from Universita Bocconi in Milan. Shecurrently teaches economics and finance at the School of politics, policy and governance in Nigeria.

Along with two other directors, Dr Ola co-founded and runs leading a early stage venture capital firm, Greentree investment company which provides growth capital to some of Africa’s most exciting tech start-up’s. Greentree Investment company has invested in start-up’s in various sectors mainly fintech, but also media, SaaS, Agri-tech, manufacturing, ecommerce, health tech and Edutech making it one of West Africa’s leading venture capital firms. In 2020, we exited our investment in Paystack when it was acquired by Stripe. Since then we have had a second exit in the fintech space. FDHIC is a sector specific company that makes VC and PE investments in healthcare. FDHIC also invests in and operates larger healthcare infrastructure projects.

Reginald Karawusa

Executive Secretary Securities and Exchange Commission

Reginald Karawusa is currently serving as the Executive Commissioner at the Securities and Exchange Commission, Nigeria and has prior experience in leadership roles within the commission.

He has extensive experience in the SEC having served as the HOD of Enforcement and Compliance as well as Deputy Director of Securities and Investments Services (Legal Division).

Kola Oyeneyin

Partner, Volition Capital

Andrew NevinKola Oyeneyin sits at the intersection of Investments, Technology, and People, as an experienced entrepreneur, investor and leader. He is recognized as a Serial Entrepreneur,
Innovator, Pan-Africa Advocate, and Social Movement Builder.
As an impact-oriented business leader, he has founded multiple thriving businesses through Venia Group – a venture creation and investment company focused on investing in people and impacting lives. He’s also a co-founder and partner at Volition Capital, a Private Equity company, and Volition Blue LLC, a Texas-based company, with a specific focus on opportunities in Africa and the US Markets. Venia Group was recently recognized and listed as one of the “Companies to Inspire Africa 2019” by the London Stock Exchange Group. Venia’s ventures include Venia Business Hub – Nigerisa’s 1st coworking space; for start-ups, early stage businesses, SMEs and international companies; AutoGenius (CoverGenius) – Nigeria’s 1st digital insurance platform; VFM – a lean facilities management company; and The iLx Center –
an integrated training and learning center. He also recently founded ‘Venia Gateway’, helping multinational companies set up in Nigeria with ease.

A strong believer in Nigeria, he founded GenVoices, an organization set up to prepare young people for political engagement. GenVoices had over 49 chapters across Nigeria and globally and was endorsed by the United Nations. In 2017, he created the Adullam Network, a nonprofit initiative to annually raise and mentor 100 young men between the ages of 18-35. Adullam currently has 300 active young men across Nigeria and globally.

Kola recently concluded the mid-career Master in Public Administration at Harvard Kennedy School, as a Mason and Gleitsman Fellow and a Fellow of Harvard Center for Public Leadership. He was honored with The Eric Yankah Award, for ‘distinguished contribution to the mason program and Harvard Kennedy School”. He also holds a degree in Computer Science, from the University of Nottingham, UK.