NextGen Africa 2017 Tech Summit In Nairobi

February 1, 2017 – February 2, 2017 all-day

Global technology and business leaders will converge in Nairobi on 1st and 2nd February 2017  for the NextGen Africa 2017  Tech Summit.

The event will connect technology leaders with local developers and entrepreneurs in an effort to engage and collaborate on developing more locally relevant technology.

Microsoft Regional Chief Executive Kunle Awosika says the NextGen Africa 2017 theme is Building for Africa as African entrepreneurs seek to solve business and market-related challenges.

 “We believe in the power of the emerging technologies to connect people to key services and boost productivity, while utilizing unique and differentiated business models. Our goal with this event is to bring various players together and collaborate, so that we can build and equip our innovators with the right technology based tools and infrastructure, helping them create and scale more of these solutions,” Awosika noted.

On the agenda will be a series of talks, sessions and forums on topics including cloud, big data, machine learning, the internet of things, digital transformation and technology in emerging markets.

(Capital FM, Editing by Kenyan WallStreet)

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