Tag: CEO

Samsung CEO resigns

Kwon Oh-Hyun, the  CEO of Samsung Electronics resigned Friday, saying the South Korean tech giant was facing an “unprecedented crisis”, even as it flagged record third-quarter profits. His resignation comes as the company struggles to overcome a bribery scandal that sent Lee Jae-Yong, its de-facto head and heir to the Samsung empire, to jail. “As Read More

Ntel appoints Ernest Akinlola as New CEO

The board of ntel has announced the appointment of Ernest Akinlola as its new substantive Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer. Akinlola is a senior executive with over 20 years experience in telecoms media and technology. He joined the fledgling One 2 One telecoms operator in the United Kingdom and was instrumental in establishing a world class Read More

CASH is the greatest challenge of the African FinTech industry – Aziz Yerima, CEO PayDunya

PayDunya is a FinTech startup amongst those that pitched at the very recent Seedstars Dakar. The startup focuses on payment for businesses and start-ups. TechMoran chats with the co-founder and CEO, Abdulaziz Yerima as he shares insights about his startup. Why he thinks PayDunya would survive in an almost saturated FinTech industry, how they are being Read More

Cowrywise does not charge a percentage on people’s savings- Razaq Ahmed, CEO

Do you need a soothsayer to tell you how important savings is in our financial life? Of course, you don’t. As humans, adopting a regular savings culture seem to be an uphill task but it is very good that some startups are trying very much to simplify this process, and so far, they have made Read More

How Saja station is using solar energy to charge mobile phones in Nigeria, with Seyi Fakoya, CEO

Bad electricity is a major problem in Nigeria, and has led to many other secondary problems. One of these is the difficulty that comes with charging of phones. Over time, people have employed the use of generators to charge phones and many other devices, but here we are with a startup taking a different dimension. Read More

The African Version of Amazon Will Emerge From Nigeria

When Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced the company’s plans for 30-minute delivery drones with Amazon Prime Air in December, it became clear that ecommerce has exciting days ahead. But Amazon isn’t the only company ramping up digital business, nor is the U.S. the only region in the game. In fact, Africa may have already stolen Read More

Ten Ways Companies Drive Away Talent

This article was first published on Forbes. If there’s one word that’s almost certain to appear somewhere on every business’s website, that word is talent. Companies of every size love to talk about talent! They can talk about talent all day long. It’s easy to talk about talent on a website or in a recruiting brochure. Read More

7 IT Mistakes That Will Get You Fired

It’s hard to get a good job in IT these days, but it’s all too easy to lose one. There are lots of reasons for instant termination. Failure to fulfill your obligation to protect your employer’s digital assets or abusing your vast powers for your own nefarious ends are two sure ways to end up on the unemployment line. You Read More

The 9 most endangered Jobs in IT

Darwinism is no stranger to IT. Given the pace of innovation, today’s plum post is almost always one shift away from becoming tomorrow’s pink slip. But the trends currently taking hold of IT organizations may have a broader impact on IT employment than we’ve seen in years. It’s no secret that the cloud computing revolution Read More

Did Apple Kick The Ball Into its Own Goal With its Campaign Against Flash?

By forcing Web developers, and ultimately Adobe, out of the Flash business, Apple made HTML5 apps better. That’s good for Safari users, but it’s also good for users on other Web platforms, like Android. If there’s a truly good universal platform for online apps, it stands to reason that the smart developer will build apps Read More

How Nigeria Influenced Steve Jobs Belief In God

Apple Inc. co-founder Steve Jobs turned Eve’s apple, the symbol of fallen humankind, into a religious icon for true believers in technology. The just-released biography on Steve Jobs by author Walter Isaacson details all the ins-and-outs of the late entrepreneur’s computer empire. But — as is the goal in all biographies — it’s the personal Read More

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