Henry Okelue

Henry Okelue was born in Ibadan.

 

He attended Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, where he got an Msc in Communication Engineering, and The University of Benin, Benin City, where he got a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering. He was also at the Yaba College of Technology, Yaba, Lagos, where he got national diploma in Electrical/Electronic Technology. He went to Loyola College, Ibadan for his secondary school education.

 

With experience in information and communication technology spanning the public and private sector, Henry has taken part in some of the most consequential ICT deployments in Nigeria. He was a member of the team that deployed the biggest military network in West Africa for the Nigerian Army under the NAWANI program in 2009. He has interests in Cloud Computing, Data Center Management, and Application Development.

 

He is also a New Media strategist, helping brands to build methods and campaigns aimed at helped them make good use of platforms provided by new media technologies. He is currently working on a project to help independently publish authors to find a place for their name and a market for their books.

 

A firm believer in the economic benefits, to Nigeria and the world, of more women getting access into mainstream technology, Henry supports any cause that is put in place to achieve this goal.

 

Henry was a judge at 2016 Aso Villa Demo Day, where he brought his technology and business experience to bear in making a judgment call on startups who had the best pitches to deserve making it to the final.

 

Henry is a photographer, blogger and literature enthusiast. He is also a political and social analyst/commentator.

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