Diamond Bank has partnered with major players in the ICT industry to launch “Tech Fest”.

Diamond Bank partners MTN, others to unveil Tech Fest

Diamond Bank has partnered with major players in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) industry to launch “Tech Fest”, a platform for technology entrepreneurs, to showcase their innovations.

Speaking at the official unveiling of Tech Fest in Lagos, Chief Executive Officer of Diamond Bank (CEO), Uzoma Dozie, said, “Tech Fest, for me, is a platform that we can share with our customers to help them get the best of technology and to partner to run better businesses.”

Dozie added that, “If there is one thing we have learned at Diamond, it is that you can’t do everything on your own and you need to collaborate if you are going to win and be the best at what you do.”

The event slated for May 15 and16, 2018, in Lagos, will hold in partnership with MTN, Visa, Microsoft, NIBSS, Deloitte and Touche, Interswitch and Beat FM.

Also speaking at the event, Country Director of VISA, Emezino Afiegbe, said, “We are here to provide support to retail customers and consumers to make payment seamless, secure and as quick as possible. We believe that if they can make payment quickly and safely, we are sure that the GDP will grow for not just the country, but also prosperity in the region.”

MTN, through its General Manager, Enterprise Business Unit, Barbara Anozia, told newsmen at the event that MTN’s vision was to offer customers a whole new digital world and make their lives brighter using technology to help them grow, adding that this informed its decision to partner with Tech Fest.

Representative of Deloitte and Touche, Yemi Saka, said, “We at Deloitte and Touche understand that business advisory is a key aspect of the entire value chain of any entrepreneurial venture. So, we are bringing to the table a global perspective, innovation and exponential technologies that we are working on as we seek to engage with a wider ecosystem.”

The Corporate Brand Manager of Interswitch, Tomi Ogunlesi, said, “I call it Tech Fest 2018, because we believe the conversation will be sustained. Essentially for us at Interswitch; it is about curiosity, collaboration and co-creation.”

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Ezeadichie Onyeka Michael is the Co-Founder of Haelsoft, a Professional Services Company in Nigeria that provides Information and Technology Services for small and big size companies in Nigeria(Africa). He is an Entrepreneur and Venture Capitalist with Expertise in Web Technology and Digital Marketing. He has developed & Implemented Digital Marketing Strategies(Campaigns) for top brands across sectors in Finance, Telecommunication, Ecommerce who operate in the African market. His professional experience includes key roles at Google Business Group(Nigeria), Google Women on the Web (Nigeria), Edubridge Consultant and Wild Fusion where he has trained over 500 Entrepreneurs on how to use various Web Technology products to succeed online. Customer centricity, User Experience, Conversion optimization are 3 pronged framework he applies around the often-frenetic world of web analytics to ensure that clients stay competitive in the market. He believes that investing in talent is the key to long term success for brands across Nigeria (Africa).

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