Jason Njoku to keynote Business Council for Africa’s London event on September 7


Jason Njoku, Founder and CEO of iROKO, one of Africa’s most successful Internet startup, will keynote the Business Council for Africa‘s London event.

Tagged Disruptive Technology in Africa, the event is focused on discussing the impact of technology in Africa, especially how disruptive technologies has change the way we live our lives.

Some of these technologies includes Paga, M-Pesa, Jumia, Pebble, a device used to accept card payments via mobile phones, and iROKOtv

Jason, almost singlehandedly, took iROKOtv from just a YouTube experiment to a global company with the world’s largest online Nollywood content catalogue.

Through its Android App, iROKOtv delivers thousands of hours of content each month to Nollywood fans around the world.

The company’s distribution arm, iROKO Global, delivers content to leading platforms including Star Times, Canal+, Nollywood TV, Emirates, United Airlines.

iROKOtv has raised over US$35 million in investment from international VCs, including Tiger Global, Kinnevik, RISE and Canal+.

With technology, Jason essentially changed the way we consume Nollywood contents, and it explains why he’ll be keynoting the event – I mean, who else can talk about the power of disruptive tech on the continent than Jason.

Joining Jason to speak at the event are Russell Southwood, Chief Executive, Balancing Act, and Fidelis Omozuapo, Director of Operations, EMEA, IPSA International. The event will include a panel discussion and Q & A Session.

The event, Business Council for Africa Technology working group, will take place on September 7, 2016 at the Eversheds in London, United Kingdom.

If you’re interested in attending, click HERE to get a ticket. Non-members of Business Council for Africa will have to part with a token of £150.00.

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