To make a positive impact, we believe our Tech community have to change the mindset about Africa. We must then establish new keywords to define Africa:
Growth - Technology - Business - Innovation
#BringBackOurNarrative

The program

June 8

- Room: Hall

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Speakers :

HAWEYA MOHAMED

Managing Director and Head of Communications, Afrobytes - FRANCE

AMMIN YOUSSOUF

CEO, Afrobytes - FRANCE

Speakers :

PIERRE GATTAZ

President, MEDEF and Chairman of the Board, Radiall - FRANCE

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Speakers :

KABIROU MBODJE

Founder and CEO, Wari - SENEGAL

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

MIRIAM QUANSAH

Editorial Digital Lead for Africa, BBC - UK

Speakers :

REBECCA ENONCHONG

CEO, Appstech - CAMEROON

MELISSA BLAUSTEIN

Founder and CEO, Allied for Startups - USA

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Speakers :

CLARE JONES

COO, What3words - UK

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

ANNIE MUTAMBA

Co-Founder, Meridia Partners - BELGIUM

Speakers :

CHARLES SEKWALOR

CEO and Founder, Movemeback - UK

BERTIL VAN VUGT

Business Development Lead, VC4Africa - NETHERLANDS

GODEFROY DE BENTZMANN

Co-founder and co-CEO, Devoteam - FRANCE

LEONARD COX

Chief of staff to the President & Adviser for Globalization affairs, MEDEF - FRANCE

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Speakers :

ARUN JAITLEY

The Honorable Shri Arun Jaitley, Minister of Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs - INDIA

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

MARSHA WULFF

Founding Director and Investment Manager, LoftyInc Capital Management - USA

Speakers :

CHARLENE CHEN

Chief Operating Officer, BitPesa - KENYA

CHIDI OKPALA

Chief Digital Officer, Atlas Mara - UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

RACHEL BALSHAM

Deputy CEO, MFS Africa - MAURITIUS

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

JAKE BRIGHT

Whitehead Fellow of The Foreign Policy Association, TechCrunch Africa Contributor, and Co-Author of The Next Africa with Macmillan Publishing - USA

Speakers :

EMEKA AFIGBO

Manager - Strategic Products Partnerships, Facebook - NIGERIA

CHERYL CONTEE

CEO and Co-founder, Fission Strategy - USA

CHRIS FOLAYAN

Founder and CEO, Mall for Africa - USA, NIGERIA

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Speakers :

SAMIR ABDELKRIM

Founder, StartupBRICS.com - FRANCE

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

FARIDA AKADIRI

Founder, FAP-Partners - FRANCE

Speakers :

CRYSTAL RUGEGE-NTORE

Director of Business Strategy and Operations, Carnegie Mellon University Africa - RWANDA

AMADOU DAFFE

CEO and Co-Founder, Gebeya - ETHIOPIA, KENYA, USA

BOLA LAWAL

Co-founder and CEO, ScholarX - NIGERIA

TEMITOPE OLA

Founder, Edacy - USA

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

AARON FU

Managing Partner, NEST - KENYA

Speakers :

BERTIL VAN VUGT

Business Development Lead, VC4Africa - NETHERLANDS

TAYO AKINYEMI

Consultant, Digital Entrepreneurship Program infoDev (World Bank Group) - USA

ALEXANDRA NOVITSKE

Principal Investment Officer, Africa at Singularity Investments - NIGERIA

REBECCA ENONCHONG

CEO, Appstech - CAMEROON

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Speakers :

NDABA MANDELA

Chairman and Co-Founder, Africa Rising Foundation - SOUTH AFRICA

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

LARRY MADOWO

Technology Editor and Anchor, NTV - KENYA

Speakers :

JEAN-PAUL MELAGA

Founder and CEO, SmartPhorce - UK

WALE AYENI

Regional head, Venture Capital Africa - International Finance Corporation (World Bank) - USA

PIERRE LOUETTE

Deputy CEO in charge of the General Secretariat, Orange Wholesale - FRANCE

JASON SPINDLER

Co-Founder & Managing Director, I-DEV - USA

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

JAKE BRIGHT

Whitehead Fellow of The Foreign Policy Association, TechCrunch Africa Contributor, and Co-Author of The Next Africa with Macmillan Publishing - USA

Speakers :

KENFIELD GRIFFITH

CEO and Co-Founder, mSurvey - KENYA

NICAISE ISHIMWE

Application specialist & QA analyst, Emovis technologies - IRELAND

MAX CUVELLIER

Head of Ecosystem Accelerator, GSMA Mobile for Development - UK

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Speakers :

AFROBYTES

Afrobytes is a marketplace to meet key players of the Global African Tech Ecosystem

- Room: Hall

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

June 9

- Room: Hall

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Speakers :

HAWEYA MOHAMED

Managing Director and Head of Communications, Afrobytes - FRANCE

AMMIN YOUSSOUF

CEO, Afrobytes - FRANCE

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Speakers :

ALMAZ NEGASH

Founder, African Diaspora Network (ADN) - USA

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

ANDILE MASUKU

Audio Podcast Producer and Presenter, African Tech Round-up - SOUTH AFRICA

Speakers :

YAZID CHIR

Co-Founder, Be-Bound - FRANCE

LARRY CHRISTOPHER BATES

Chief Security Officer and President, BitLand Global - GHANA, USA

LAURENT GRIMALDI

Chief Executive Officer, Konnect Africa - FRANCE

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

ERIC MUGENDI

Editor-in-Chief, iAfrikan.com - SOUTH AFRICA, KENYA

Speakers :

JUSTIN COETZEE

Founder, GoMetro - SOUTH AFRICA

FABRIZIO DELAGE PAGANINI

IoT GateKeeper

ANDRÈZ COCO

Service and experience design lead, Innovation consultant - AUSTRALIA

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

LOIC SADOULET

Professor of Economics, INSEAD - FRANCE

Speakers :

DANIEL OMOFOMAN

Co-founder, KNOW RFID African Foundation - SWITZERLAND, NIGERIA

BABA ZOUMANIGUI

General Manager, IBM French Speaking Africa - MOROCCO

CLARE JONES

COO, What3words - UK

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

OUMAROU BARRY

Press Specialist - FRANCE

Speakers :

NNAMDI ORANYE

Writer, Columnist and Media Contributor - SOUTH AFRICA

THEBE IKALAFENG

Founder, Brand Leadership Group - SOUTH AFRICA

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

EDITH BROU

CEO, Africa Contents Group & Founder, BuzzyAfrica.com - IVORY COAST

Speakers :

CHRIS FOLAYAN

Founder and CEO, Mall for Africa - USA, NIGERIA

FATOUMATA BA

Group CMO, Jumia - NIGERIA

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

ISABELLE MOISY-COBTI

Editor-At-large, étapes magazine - FRANCE

Speakers :

SISSI JOHNSON

MBA Professor, Brand Strategist, FashionTech Advisor, HuffPost USA Contributor - FRANCE

CHEKWAS OKAFOR

Founder, ONYCHEK - USA

MOULAYE TABOURE

CEO, Afrikrea - FRANCE

ELLA PEINOVICH

Founder and CEO, Soko - KENYA

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

ANNE-MARIE DIAS BORGES

TV Journalist, BBC - UK

Speakers :

SORA YAGO

Company Director, Voxafrica - UK

NIKHIL PATEL

Global General Manager, Iroko - NIGERIA

OLIVIER LAOUCHEZ

Co-founder, Chairman & CEO, TRACE - SOUTH AFRICA

BANKOLE OLUWAFEMI

Editor-in-Chief, TechCabal.com - NIGERIA

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

SEQUOIA BLODGETT

Technology Editor, Silicon Valley, Black Entreprise Magazine - USA

Speakers :

YINKA ADEGOKE

Africa Editor, Quartz - USA

CHAYET CHIÉNIN

Founder and Editor-In-Chief, Nothingbutthewax.com - FRANCE

CLAUDE GRUNITZKY

Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, TRUE Africa - UK

LARRY MADOWO

Technology Editor and Anchor, NTV - KENYA

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Speakers :

LILIAN THURAM

Retired International Footballer/Author/Activist - FRANCE

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Speakers :

AFROBYTES

Afrobytes is a marketplace to meet key players of the Global African Tech Ecosystem

- Room: Auditorium

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Speakers :

AFROBYTES

Afrobytes is a marketplace to meet key players of the Global African Tech Ecosystem

- Room: Hall

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

June 8

- Room: Salle du conseil

- Access: Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

- Room: Salle du conseil

- Access: Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

ANDREW FASSNIDGE

Founder, AppsAfrica.com - UK

Speakers :

YANNICK LEFANG

Founder and CEO, KASI Insight - CANADA

YASMIN KUMI

Founder, AFG - UK

JEAN-LOUIS TRAORÉ

Co-founder and CEO, Innogence Consuting - FRANCE

- Room: Salle du conseil

- Access: Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Speakers :

KENFIELD GRIFFITH

CEO and Co-Founder, mSurvey - KENYA

- Room: Salle du conseil

- Access: Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

FABRICE VALMIER

Associate Director, VT SCAN - FRANCE

Speakers :

JESSICA HOPE

Founder, Wimbart - UK

EDITH BROU

CEO, Africa Contents Group & Founder, BuzzyAfrica.com - IVORY COAST

DAVID PONTALIER

Business Development Manager for West Africa, Air France KLM - FRANCE

BAH-PNA DAHANE

Founder, Weina - FRANCE

SALIMA HADDOUR RUNACHER

Managing Director, Hopscotch Africa - FRANCE

- Access: Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

- Room: 240

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

BERTIL VAN VUGT

Business Development Lead, VC4Africa - NETHERLANDS

Speakers :

AARON FU

Managing Partner, NEST - KENYA

ALEXANDRA NOVITSKE

Principal Investment Officer, Africa at Singularity Investments - NIGERIA

REBECCA ENONCHONG

CEO, Appstech - CAMEROON

STEPHANIE LHOMME

Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting - FRANCE

JASON SPINDLER

Co-Founder & Managing Director, I-DEV - USA

- Room: Salle du conseil

- Access: Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

TONEE NDUNGU

Founder, NAILAB and Kytabu - KENYA

Speakers :

JACOBS EDO

Computer System Officer - ERP Systems Coordinator, OFID (OPEC Fund for International Development) - AUSTRIA

RICH TANKSLEY

Senior VP of Special Projects, NeuBridges - NIGERIA

SAMIR ABDELKRIM

Founder, StartupBRICS.com - FRANCE

THIERRY BARBAUT

Expert in Africa and New Technology - FRANCE

JEAN-MICHEL HUET

Partner, Bearing Point - FRANCE

- Room: Salle du conseil

- Access: Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

AMMIN YOUSSOUF

CEO, Afrobytes - FRANCE

Speakers :

EVA SOW

Business Development Manager & PR, CTIC Dakar - SENEGAL

BOSUN TIJANI

Founder and Chief Executive, Co-Creation Hub Nigeria (CcHUB) - NIGERIA

JOHANNA NIEDZIALKOWSKI

Alliance Manager, JOKKOLABS - FRANCE

NJOKI GICHINGA

Director of Partnerships and sales, iHub - KENYA

MAURICE OTIENO

General Manager, Mettā - KENYA

- Room: 240

- Access: Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

AFROBYTES

Afrobytes is a marketplace to meet key players of the Global African Tech Ecosystem

- Room: Salle du conseil

- Access: Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

AMMIN YOUSSOUF

CEO, Afrobytes - FRANCE

Speakers :

ERNESTO SPRUYT

Founder, Tunga.io - NETHERLANDS

AMADOU DAFFE

CEO and Co-Founder, Gebeya - ETHIOPIA, KENYA, USA

CHAMS DIAGNE

Founder and CEO, Talent2Africa - SENEGAL

TEMITOPE OLA

Founder, Edacy - USA

- Room: Salle du conseil

- Access: Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

AARON AKINOCHO

Journalist, Managing Director, Agence Ecofin West Africa - BENIN

Speakers :

AMY BARTHOPE

Head of Business, WeFarm - UK

UGWEM I. ENEYO

Co-founder and CEO, Solstice Energy Solutions - NIGERIA

THOMAS SAMUEL

CEO, Sunna Design - FRANCE

June 9

- Room: Salle du conseil

- Access: Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

- Room: Salle du conseil

- Access: Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

TAYO AKINYEMI

Consultant, Digital Entrepreneurship Program infoDev (World Bank Group) - USA

Speakers :

ASHLEY LEWIS

Investment Officer West Africa, Accion Venture Lab - GHANA, FRANCE

ALEXANDRA NOVITSKE

Principal Investment Officer, Africa at Singularity Investments - NIGERIA

RAYMOND GUTHRIE

Senior Partner, Global Innovation Fund - UK

JASON SPINDLER

Co-Founder & Managing Director, I-DEV - USA

- Room: 240

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

AFROBYTES

Afrobytes is a marketplace to meet key players of the Global African Tech Ecosystem

- Room: Salle du conseil

- Access: Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Speakers :

ALEC FOKAPU

CEO, FiftyFor - FRANCE

ROB WITHAGEN

MD, Asoko Insight - UK

- Room: Salle du conseil

- Access: Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

ETIENNE EPRON

Partner - M&A/Corporate, Sagasser - FRANCE

Speakers :

LAYI ALI-AJIBODE

Corporate Attorney, Mayer Brown - USA

FORTUNE B. AHOULOUMA

Co-Founder and Partner LABS-NS AVOCATS, Paris Bar - FRANCE

STEPHANIE LHOMME

Senior Managing Director, FTI Consulting - FRANCE

- Room: Salle du conseil

- Access: Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

ANDREW FASSNIDGE

Founder, AppsAfrica.com - UK

Speakers :

STEPHANE DRAI

CEO and Co-founder, LEMON WAY AFRICA - FRANCE

CHIKA UWAZIE

CEO, TalentBase - NIGERIA

CEDRIC ATANGANA

CEO and Co-Founder, INFINITY SPACE - FRANCE

DARE OKOUDJOU

CEO, MFS Africa - MAURITIUS

- Room: 240

- Access: Startup Pass / Conference Pass / Investor Pass / Corporate Pass

Moderator :

FABRIZIO DELAGE PAGANINI

IoT GateKeeper

Speakers :

PHILIPPE LLAU

Director of Key Accounts & Alliances, Konnect Africa - FRANCE

RICH TANKSLEY

Senior VP of Special Projects, NeuBridges - NIGERIA

BABA ZOUMANIGUI

General Manager, IBM French Speaking Africa - MOROCCO

JACOBS EDO

Computer System Officer - ERP Systems Coordinator, OFID (OPEC Fund for International Development) - AUSTRIA

LOIC SADOULET

Professor of Economics at INSEAD

LOIC SADOULET