Over 500 IT professionals from leading tech-focused organisations across West Africa are expected to meet in Lagos on February 21, 2020 for MainOne’s 5th annual gathering of its flagship event, ‘Nerds Unite.’ The event, themed: “Enabling the Digital Economy,” will showcase the launch of its Managed Cloud Services in partnership with Microsoft and Hewlett Packard Enterprise Operated by Selectium.
Keynote speakers expected at the event include Ernest Sales, CEO Hewlett Packard Enterprises Operated by Selectium and Wale Olokodana, Microsoft Business Group Director. Over 10 other speakers from global tech companies and West African-based corporate organizations are also expected to grace the event.
It would also feature presentations and panel discussions on Cloud adoption, Cloud migration and all things Cloud with MainOne and its global partners.
According to the organisers, #NerdsUnite2020 is designed to facilitate discussions on trending developments in the ICT sector to help professionals deliver increased value to their organizations. Speaking on expectations for this year’s event, Tayo Ashiru, Head of Marketing, MainOne said, “For the past 4 years, Nerds Unite has delivered powerful technology insights and networking opportunities for organizations and tech enthusiasts alike. “This year, we expect that with our panel of dynamic speakers, partners and launch of our Managed Cloud Services, the energy around Nerds Unite 2020 will be electrifying.
“These developments will help accelerate the digital transformation across all sectors and the ICT ecosystem in West Africa, supported by technological innovation and world class partners.” With over 3,000 participants since inception, Nerds Unite has showcased leading technology solutions available locally and globally and has hosted major players in the international and local IT industry, the organisers stated.
“This year’s edition is set to further empower the tech ecosystem with the industry’s latest developments, centering on unique perspectives on Cloud Computing targeted at C-Level executives and IT professionals of blue-chip organizations across West Africa,” they added.