LEONARD NNAMDI STANLEY EKEH (OFR, FNCS)
Founder and Chairman
Leo Stan Ekeh, Africa’s leading serial tech entrepreneur is founder and Chairman of over seven leading tech companies across verticals in the ICT sector. He is a most distinguished African ICT personality with numerous awards and recognitions to his credit.
He pioneered e-Commerce, Desktop Publishing and Computer Graphics, the first locally assembled and internationally certified computer brand, Biometric revolution for elections, WiMax, ICT products & solutions distribution, amongst others in Africa.
For his incisive entrepreneurship and as a pride to modern Nigeria, Mr. Ekeh has been honoured by two Nigerian Presidents with highly coveted National Awards; namely the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR) and ICON of HOPE Award in 2003 and 2001 respectively by President Olusegun Obasanjo. Also in November 2019, President Muhammadu Buhari honoured him with the National Productivity Merit Award (NPOM) for his sustained leadership in the area of Information and Communications Technology (ICT).
A first-rate Indian trained economist and Forbes BEST OF AFRICA LEADING TECH ICON award winner with over 60 national and international awards, including four Doctorate degrees (Honorary) to his name, Mr. Ekeh has remained in the forefront of enthroning digital democracy, inspiring many budding entrepreneurs and promoting gender empowerment in Nigeria and beyond, while also touching many lives through the Leo Stan Ekeh Foundation.