Ade Abayomi Olufeko also known as Feks, a polymath of technology and the arts, an award-winning technologist whose multidisciplinary work continues to usher him invitations to influence policy makers and private institutions in the African diaspora around the world, received the 2018 NABF (Nigerian American Business Forum) “Young entrepreneur achievement Award” in Tampa Florida, United States. He addressed an audience of 200 strong entrepreneurs and professionals of different background on situational ethics and the need for more empathy through action in Nigeria. He also advocated for women entrepreneurship and the youth.
His award was presented by the forum’s CEO Kenneth Kunle Shobola, elder statesman and senior politician Mohammed Shaaba Lafiagi, and Nigerian-British Business Forum head Afolabi Andu.
Olufeko shared the podium with heads in attendance such as; Mohammed Shaaba Lafiagi, Ben Murray-Bruce, president aspirant Fela Durotoye, Former governor Peter Obi, Media pioneer Biodun Shobanjo and other subject matter experts providing dynamic frameworks for change.
Mr Ade Olufeko whose fieldwork over the past decade build festival’s platform Visual Collaborative, the following week spoke to the public at the Africa Business Conference at Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in Washington DC on February 3rd 2018. #gtabc2018 , though apolitical He shared the stage with the 8th president senate Nigeria Dr Bukola Saraki amongst other thought leaders. Olufeko spoke about the convergence of Technology and the creative arts in the context of the value chain on the African continent. His topics covered Oil and Gas, the creative arts, post-digital technology and tourism. Ade Olufeko presently serves as a consulting executive for the aforementioned industries as a grand digital strategist.
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