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The World CIO 200 Summit 2022 Africa to be held virtually on 18th August

On 18th August 2022, Global CIO Forum will host the much-anticipated World CIO 200 Roadshow 2022 Africa covering Tanzania, Uganda, Nigeria, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Tunisia, Algeria, Botswana, Mauritius, and South Africa edition virtually. The summit will start at 12:00 PM (GMT +2) with the welcome address by Anushree Dixit, Global Head – Content and strategic Alliances, GEC Media Group.

The World CIO 200 Roadshow 2022 Africa edition will include:

  • Onyebuchi Akosa, Group Chief Information Officer, United Bank for Africa Plc, Nigeria
  • Daniel O. Adaramola, Group Head, Technology and Busines Continuity Risk, The Young CISO Network Nigeria
  • Bravine Otieno, IT Manager, Country CIO, Schenker Limited, Kenya
  • Amit Kumar Saxena, CIO, Ramco Plexus (Ramco Group Kenya)
  • Faheem Ali, Chief Technology Officer, Elite, East Africa, Kenya
  • Dickson Quartey, IT Operations Manager, First National Bank, Ghana
  • Uma Steve Kalu, CIO and Head, Information Services and Technology, NSIA Insurance, Nigeria
  • Esther Adem, Digital Transformation Specialist, Brac International, Kenya
  • Nelson Lutta OJ, Senior Manager, Customer Engagement and Advocacy Apollo Agriculture, Kenya Africa

Schedule of the virtual World CIO 200 Summit 2022 Africa edition

Time Sessions
12:00 pm – 12:15 pm Welcome Note
12:15 pm – 12:45 pm LeadX – A CIOs Story on Leading Transformation Through ChangeSpeaker – Onyebuchi Akosa, Group Chief Information Officer, United Bank for Africa Plc, Nigeria
12:45 pm – 1:15 pm LeadX – A CIOs Story on Leading Transformation Through ChangeSpeaker – Daniel O. Adaramola, Group Head, Technology and Busines Continuity Risk, The Young CISO Network, Nigeria
1:15 pm – 1:45 pm The Importance of IT and Business CollaborationSpeaker – Bravine Otieno, IT Manager/Country CIO, Schenker Limited, Kenya
1:45pm – 2:30 pm LeadX – A CIOs Story on Leading Transformation Through ChangeSpeaker – Amit Kumar Saxena, CIO, Ramco Plexus (Ramco Group Kenya)
2:30 pm to 3:15 pm Ambition VS Challenges. How the 2022 CIOs are embarking upon the journey of fearless leadership while tackling financial, geopolitical and managerial challengesModerator: Faheem Ali, Chief Technology Officer, Elite, East Africa – Kenya

Dickson Quartey, IT Operations Manager, First National Bank, Ghana

Uma Steve Kalu, CIO and Head, Information Services and Technology, NSIA Insurance Limited, Nigeria

Esther Adem, Digital Transformation Specialist, Brac International, Kenya

Nelson Lutta OJ, Senior Manager, Customer Engagement and Advocacy Apollo Agriculture, Kenya Africa

3:15 pm to 3:30 pm The CIO 200 – Country Edition Winners Felicitation Ceremony
3:30 pm to 3:40 pm Thank You Note

Onyebuchi Akosa Group Chief Information Officer, United Bank for Africa Plc, Nigeria

Onyebuchi Akosa, Group Chief Information Officer, United Bank for Africa Plc, Nigeria.


Daniel O. Adaramola Group Head, Technology and Busines Continuity Risk, The Young CISO Network, Nigeria

Daniel O. Adaramola, Group Head, Technology and Busines Continuity Risk, The Young CISO Network, Nigeria.


Bravine Otieno IT Manager/Country CIO, Schenker Limited, Kenya

Bravine Otieno, IT Manager/Country CIO, Schenker Limited, Kenya.


Amit Kumar Saxena, CIO, Ramco Plexus (Ramco Group Kenya)

Amit Kumar Saxena, CIO, Ramco Plexus (Ramco Group Kenya).


(Left to Right) Dickson Quartey, IT Operations Manager, First National Bank Ghana, Ghana; Esther Adem, Digital Transformation Specialist, Brac International, Kenya; Uma Steve Kalu, CIO & Head, Information Services and Technology, NSIA Insurance Limited, Nigeria; Nelson Lutta OJ, Senior Manager, Customer Engagement and Advocacy Apollo Agriculture Kenya Africa and Moderator Faheem Ali, Chief Technology Officer, Elite, East Africa, Kenya

(Left to Right) Dickson Quartey, IT Operations Manager, First National Bank Ghana, Ghana; Esther Adem, Digital Transformation Specialist, Brac International, Kenya; Uma Steve Kalu, CIO and Head, Information Services and Technology, NSIA Insurance Limited, Nigeria; Nelson Lutta OJ, Senior Manager, Customer Engagement and Advocacy Apollo Agriculture Kenya Africa and Moderator – Faheem Ali, Chief Technology Officer, Elite, East Africa, Kenya.


Highlights of the World CIO 200 Summit 2022:

  • Meet and network with regional and global peers
  • Evaluate your organisation’s technical competencies with other participating organisations
  • Share your mind with like-minded technology heads
  • Listen to and attend over 20+ global keynotes and tracks bringing the best and latest technology on board
  • Draft new regulations and policies at par with global standard
  • Learn how to automate and cut costs of state services
  • Find regional and global thought leaders and supporters for your initiatives
  • Listen to the best practices of your global counterparts
  • Incentivize institutional change
  • Showcase advanced tech solutions, business models and concepts
  • Be a part of powerful panel discussions by top leaders and experts
  • Decipher how your customers are segmented based on offerings, technologies, end-user industries and regions
  • Network with top enterprise tech companies and government authorities

The World CIO 200 Summit 2022 will be much more than just a conference, with four months of activity around the globe. The Summit will also recognise and felicitate CIOs and industry leaders who have accelerated digital and business transformation through and beyond the pandemic and created a better future for their businesses.

This year, the mega roadshow will cover 40+ countries; virtually and physically; and provide a knowledge-sharing and networking platform to for partners, keynote speakers, exhibitors, and attendees, with 500+ engaging sessions. The roadshow will culminate in a two-day grand finale in Thailand, where top select CIOs from each country will be flown down to participate in the finale.