Elo Umeh
Founder & CEO, Terragon Group

Speaker Profile

Elo is an Entrepreneur with a knack for mobile, digital innovation and creative solutions. He has gained valuable experience in the Mobile Telecommunications industry having worked in different countries in Africa – Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana and Cote d'Ivoire. He has consulted widely for various organizations in the telecommunications and banking sectors, including the World Bank and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) on development of rural telephony initiatives, Mobile Payments in West Africa and the deployment of new products.

His passion and drive birthed one of Africa’s leading digital media businesses, Terragon Group. Terragon Group houses two independent but complimentary business units – Terragon Digital and Twinpine Network – serving various multinational and local brands. The company operates in Nigeria and several other countries in Africa, including Kenya, Ghana, and Cameroun. It also extends outside of Africa to Asia in India.

Elo is passionate about growing digital in Africa, and with the company’s exploits, is transforming the way companies are reaching their customers. He participated in the Advanced Management Program in Media and Entertainment and holds a Global Executive MBA from IESE Business School, where he graduated as the Best Student of the class of 2016.  He was recently nominated as one of the best IESE 40 under 40 entrepreneur and is the current co-chair of the Mobile Marketing Association, Nigeria.

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