In a bid to create an enabling environment for techpreneurs with innovative ideas to excel in various spheres of life in Nigeria and beyond, Grazac in collaboration with Ogun State Bureau of IT has organized a summit tagged Ogun Digital Summit, with the theme “Digitalization of Reality.”
The event was borne out of the need for a platform to facilitate the convergence of great minds and coalescence of groundbreaking ideas that will shape the nation’s digital landscape through engaging discourse and empowerment that push the frontiers of innovation across various spheres of life in Nigeria. The event which had hundreds of IT practitioners and enthusiast in attendance took place on January 25th, 2020 at June 12 Cultural Center, Kuto, Abeokuta.
Victor Adeleye, the Team Lead at Grazac in a chat with our correspondent promised to make Ogun State better by bringing in new innovations that will drive the tech ecosystem of the state.
“The theme, digitalization of reality was gotten from the fact that we all now live in a digital world that is characterized by fast-paced, technology-driven social change and it is of no doubt that the future will be full of tremendous opportunities, but it will also be a world of tremendous uncertainty which we need to be prepared for, Victor added.”
Keynote speakers at the event are; Dayo Abiodun, the Special Adviser to the Governor on ICT; Adekunte Olatundun, Director of ICT, Ogun State; Prof. A. A. Agboola, Director of ICT, FUNAAB; Ishola Adebayo, CEO Rockspace as well as David Inyang Etoh, CEO, Jiggle.
The panel session consists of Adedamola Adeleye, Team Lead, POS Development at Global Accelerex; Blessing Abeng, Founder, Einsteinette Limited; Owolabi Oluwatobi, Lead at GBG Abeokuta, and Balogun Khalil, CEO, Petabyte Technologies.
Issues discussed at the summit include; the need for businesses, organizations, and entrepreneurs in Nigeria to become more innovative and use IT to drive sustainable development, leveraging on the reasons to move in the direction of digital transformation through the use of Emerging Technologies and Trends, Research, Development, Commercialization, Entrepreneurship, and Investments as the key drivers of an innovation ecosystem.