LinkedIn Local Lagos debuted in Nigeria in 2018. It is the biggest networking gathering of LinkedIn users in Lagos. It is where business leaders, young and old professionals alike, can participate in discussions, learn and network.
The second edition, LinkedIn Local Lagos 2.0, will be held at:
Venue: Radisson Blu Anchorage Hotel, Victoria Island (5 minutes from Civic Centre)
Time: 11 a.m. Prompt
Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019
There will be 3 Networking Sessions. 2 Panel Sessions. 1 Keynote Session.
The event will start at 11 a.m. with a networking session that will run for 1 hour. The keynote session will start by 12 midday and run for 30minutes.
Prof. Ndubisi Ekekwe (Chairman, Fasmicro Group) is the keynote speaker for this edition. His session will be followed immediately by the first-panel session, How We Made it in Nigeria.
The How We Made it in Nigeria panel will run for 1 hour 15 minutes. Co-founders and senior executives will be sharing stories of how their companies grew into multimillion-dollar businesses, how they raised funding in millions of dollars, etc. This session will be followed by a 45-minute networking session.
The second panel, The Global Executive: Get Skilled, Get Paid, Rise Fast, will start by 2:30 and run for 1 hour. Panelists are top management executives with 20+ years of work experience in companies with international footprints. This panel will be followed by the third and last networking session.
Patricia Obozuwa (Chief Communications & Public Affairs Officer, GE Africa)
Lampe Omoyele (MD, Nitro 121 formerly 141 Worldwide)
Odunayo Sanya (GM, Planning & Customer Management, MTN Nigeria)
Dayo Obisan (MD, Greenwich Asset Management)
Terver Bendega, (Regional Marketing Manager for Africa, Bolt (formerly Taxify)
Onyeka Akumah (CEO, Farmcrowdy)
Mohammed Ibrahim Jega (Co-founder, Voguepay)
Obi Ozor (Co-founder, Kobo360)
Deji Oduntan (Co-founder, GOKADA)
LinkedIn Local Lagos 2.0 is proudly sponsored and supported by Mobihealth International, Bolt, TayMac Consulting, Greenwich Asset Management, Dayo Animashaun Photography, and many more.
Nigerian startups raised $17.6m in Q1 2019, 8.5% higher than they did in Q1 2018. Find out more in the latest quarterly edition of the Nigerian Startup Funding Report here.