Jephtah represents Nigeria's technology ecosystem in the Invitation Only community of world-class CTOs, CIOs and technology executives.
Members are selected based on their depth of experience and diversity, as well as their track record of successfully influencing business growth indicators.
Jephtah Chidozie Uche, co-founder and CTO of fast-growing fintech startup Kippa, has been named the Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only organization for world-class CIOs, CTOs and technology leaders.
As one of the newest members of the Forbes Technology Council, Jeffta works with other talented tech professionals around the world to bring the experience of the Nigerian tech community to other industry professionals while driving the significant socioeconomic impact of Nigeria's innovative technologies.
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Members elected by the Forbes Technology Council Audit Committee are selected on the basis of their depth of experience and diversity, their track record of influencing business growth indicators, and their personal and professional achievements and honors.
Throughout his career, Jephtah has gained global software engineering design and development expertise in Africa and the United States. Most recently, Jephtah co-founded Kippa, a platform for digital business and financial management solutions for small and medium-sized businesses in Africa.
Previously, Jephtah used healthcare technology company MOBicure to build and develop conversational AI tools for healthcare patients. Jephtah has held various other positions in software and product development and became a three-year technical fellow in the Machine Learning Division at Africa's first influential university for mission-led social entrepreneurs, Curators University.
Jephtah Chidozie Uche said: He represents the Nigerian technology community and looks forward to emphasizing Africa's unique technology on a global scale. Nigeria is the continent's largest technology hub, home to the most innovative and talented people in technology, and solves some of today's most pressing socio-economic problems.
But across Africa, the technology sector still faces many systematic development barriers. Through our network with the Forbes Technology Council, we would like to inspire conversations about the actions we can take to better support the technology sector in emerging markets such as Nigeria.
“Jephtah, you are welcomed to the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of the Forbes Council, a group that includes the Forbes Technology Council. “Our milestone and mission at the Forbes Council is to invite proven leaders from all industries all over the world, with carefully selected social capital initiatives to help each member grow professionally and make a prominent impact on the business of the world.
As we take a look at what the milestones of D-8 Technology Transfer and Exchange Network are, we are faced to the similar ones as this community mentioned. Technology Transfer Network of Eight Developing Islamic Countries (D8TTEN) is an information and exchange network between Indonesia, Iran, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Turkey, Egypt, Malaysia and Nigeria that through capacity building and information on technological achievements and needs. And organizes technology exchanges, convergence and synergy between member countries in the field of technology. We hope all communities gather together to make big changes.