With the world evolving with new work models thanks to the Internet, African millennials have not been left out. In ten years time our lifestyle would have been said to have been influenced by the current change-makers who we have they range from Intrapreneurs who combine their work with their passion to change the world to entrepreneurs who are chasing the high road of laying the foundation of the new work.
We choose to have two of these influencers on the Btcshow john Obidi and Oluseye Johnson the beautiful thing about both is that they are Intrapreneurs and Entrepreneurs and have horned their own tribe by creating value. So we would have them share their insights from the value they create on the breaking the coconut show this Friday 30th June 2017 Catch us live on their pages either instagram or Facebook we @Breakingthecoconut on instagram would be streaming and Facebook live (Charles Umeh) just in case you miss it find us on #BtcShow on YouTube and subscribe
John Obidi is an Online Business Coach who helps thought leaders to communicate and monetize their knowledge. In 2013, he was nominated for The Future Awards Africa Prize for New Media for his contributions to the industry. He’s the founder of SmartBcamp, an Online Community dedicated to building intellectual capacity in young Nigerian Professionals. Through his LIVE weekly show, The Smart Business Teleseminars, he has been able to reach over 200,000 listeners in 71 countries; providing them with strategies with which to dominate their marketplace.
In 2017, he was voted among the Top 5 Most Influential Young Nigerians for his contributions to Personal Development and Academia.
Oluseye Johnson is an ecosystem-builder and award-winning entrepreneur, Oluseye seeks to create strong platforms that help identify, nurture and accelerate nascent talent and solutions. He conceptualizes, executes and launches marquee ecosystem developer engagements and programs, which help to build capacity and provide access to global networks and mentor ship. He is keen on assembling local and global innovation stakeholders around high-impact STEM initiatives that accelerate local application of cutting-edge technology in Nigeria, while ensuring visible, viable outcomes
Oluseye facilitated, organized and contributed to diverse ecosystem-entry engagements including 500 Startup’s Geeks on a Plane Lagos Tour, Evernote EMEA, DEMO Africa and the annual Relativity School ‘Nollywood Meets Hollywood’ program in LA.
He successfully launched the first NASA Space Apps Challenge in Nigeria – an annual 4-day multi-city initiative that leverages community-led innovation to develop locally applicable technology solutions for space and earth-use. The program has run for four years consecutively, and has become a year-long platform to foster Nigerian Space and STEM innovation, as well as develop strong gender and youth project inclusion. With Space Apps Nigeria, Oluseye is focused on inspiring a new generation to solve local, in ways that can intrinsically scale global.
Oluseye has also been a serial entrepreneur in the past, co-founding several consumer-facing startups, including the award-winning Maliyo Games, before moving into the corporate arena. He was selected as one of 5 Demo-god Award winners, out of 40 top African technology startups, at the DEMO Africa Awards in 2012.
John and Seye have the discretion to invite one guest each to Fridays show. Follow them on their page when they share this post and be our guest on the live show this Friday in Lagos Nigeria.