A recognized policy analyst thought leader and founder of multiple-award-winning solution providers in Technology, Innovation Ecosystems Strategy, and Public Sector, Chinenye Mba-Uzoukwu is a pioneer in e-learning & a leading exponent in collaborative work/learning environments. He has over 25 years of an eclectic career covering marketing communications and digital design, software development, technology strategy, and change/transformation programme management that includes visioning, conceptualization, team formation and delivery on critical national information technology infrastructure in Government, Healthcare, Education, Oil & Gas, and Media/Entertainment and Financial Services.
Chinenye brings an unusual blend of technical skills and competencies to executive management. He is the founding Managing Director/CEO of technology solutions provider, InfoGraphics Nigeria the 2-time Microsoft Worldwide Award Partner of the Year, 4-time winner Regional awards, and leading exponent of Enterprise Collaboration solutions in West Africa. He has also worked in Microsoft Corporation as General Manager (Anglophone West Africa) overseeing a 7-country portfolio as a member of the Microsoft EMEA executive management team. He left Microsoft in 2008 to pursue his vision of a borderless Africa as Managing Partner of GrandCentral, a technology strategy consulting and project management firm focussed on critical national information technology infrastructure in Government, Healthcare, Education, Oil & Gas, and Media/Entertainment and Financial Services. He is also the founding Lead Partner in iX Consulting, a boutique Enterprise Development Services firm that nurtures young entrepreneurs in the startup space in the multi-nodal, iX Infinity Hubs.
Chinenye is a Fellow and past Deputy President of Nigeria Computer Society (NCS), a Council Member of Computer Professional Registration Council of Nigeria (CPN), and at various times General Secretary , 2nd Vice-President and current President, Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPON). Most recently, he was nominated as Co-Lead, Human Capital Policy Commission of Nigeria Economic Summit Group, and Member, Education & Manpower Thematic WorkGroup of FG Agenda 2050 where he continues to contribute to visioning and tactical execution of much-needed reform.