Chika Nwobi

chika nwobi

Chika was co-founder and Group CEO of MTech PLC, before founding L5Lab, a business incubator.

Chika led MTech to become the leading mobile content company in Africa with operations in Ghana, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Ivory Coast serving the likes of MTN, Glo, Zain, Virgin Nigeria, Pepsi, Nigerian Breweries and Nokia.

Before MTech, Chika worked as a solution consultant at Airtuit (USA). His job involved working with Fortune 500 clients to formulate their wireless strategy to exploit opportunities in M-Commerce.Consulting engagements that Chika has led includes work for Ford Foundation (mobile-based microfinance management systems) and IFC (World Bank).

Chika left his position at MTech PLC in November 2008 in order to focus on his interest in partnering with other young entrepreneurs to launch new businesses. He remains a major shareholder and a member of the board of directors of MTech Plc.

Chika graduated as an Honors scholar from East Tennessee State University, USA with a BA in Economics and a B.Sc. in Computer Science. Chika was part of the Nigeria 2025 Scenarios Team and was a nominee for the Future Awards Entrepreneur of the Year and Young Person of The Year, 2007.

He has served as a Mentor for Fate Foundation Aspiring Entrepreneurs Program and has spoken at several youth empowerment events including GOTNII, OAU IFE and The Future Summit. He has also been an invited speaker twice at the GSM Africa conference in Cape Town, South Africa.