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U.S. CIO joins speaker lineup at TechPlus 2016 in Lagos

July 08, 2016 · 2 min read
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Tony Scott, United States Chief Information Officer (CIO) will join leaders in industry and government and other technology thought leaders as a keynote speaker at Nigeria’s largest tech event, TechPlus 2016, holding July 21-23, 2016 at the Eko Hotels Conference Centre, Lagos, Nigeria.

TechPlus 2016, the second edition of Nigeria’s largest tech event, is a gathering of everything technology providing a robust tripartite tech experience through its conference, exhibition and gaming structures while serving as a platform for knowledge sharing, networking and marketplace for consumers and businesses, with its dedicated website on

TechPlus 2016 will also promote technology thought leadership where Tony Scott, the U.S. CIO will join other leaders in business and government to exchange ideas and share expert insights on key technology issues shaping and defining the ways we live, work and play.

Tunji Adeyinka, Managing Director of Connect Marketing Limited, organisers of TechPlus 2016, announced that this year’s edition of the tech show will significantly improve on the successful pioneering edition held last year in Lagos.

“Drawn from diverse sectors and unique backgrounds, the speakers’ trail reflects the dynamics of technological evolution in the 21st century with a fine blend of both local and international experiences,” Adeyinka says.

Commenting on the TechPlus 2016, the second edition of the show, Adeyinka says that, “TechPlus Conference and Expo is a place where new technology comes to life, new products are launched and innovations converge, providing manufacturers, concept generators, software and hardware companies, and content developers a platform to bring their products and services to life.”

The speakers’ lineup parades a list of globally-recognised thought leaders, organizational heads, tech advocates, successful serial entrepreneurs, innovators, policy makers and trend setters.

Primed as the “main platform for new innovations and products to be introduced to consumers and businesses,” TechPlus is organised by Connect Marketing Services and has MTN Nigeria as headline sponsor.

Others speakers lined up for TechPlus 2016 include Omobola Johnson, Chairperson, Alliance for Affordable Internet; Juliet Anammah, CEO of Jumia Nigeria; Alon Lits, GM Sub-Saharan Africa, Uber; Helen Anatogu CEO, Idea Hub; Monique Woodard, Co-Founder and Venture Partner, 500 Startups; Lola Masha, OLX Nigeria; Engr. Aliyu A. Aziz, Director General, National Identity Management Commission (NIMC); Folabi Esan, Director, Adlevo; Olaoluwa Samuel-Biyi, Co-Founder, SureGifts.

Others include Professor Joan Enric Ricart, Professor of Economics and Strategic Management and Head of IESE’s Strategic Management Department; Dr Vincent Olatunji Acting DG, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA); Josep Ramon Ferrer, Former Smart City Director & Deputy CIO (Barcelona City Council); Rodney Williams Founder, LISNR; Karthik Noornie, Olam Group; Vytas Paukštys, CEO, Eskimi and Kamran Elahian, Chairman & Co-Founder of Global Catalyst Partners, among others.

About TechPlus 2016
TechPlus is a gathering of everything technology, providing a robust tripartite tech experience through its conference, exhibition and gaming structures whilst serving as a platform for knowledge sharing, networking and marketplace for the consumers and businesses.

#TechPlus2016 is billed to hold from July 21st to 23rd at the Eko Hotels Conference Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria. Interested attendees, exhibitors, gamers can register at

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