Prince Nnamdi Ekeh
A thoroughbred entrepreneur by nature and from the largest integrated technology business family in Africa, Prince Ekeh started out in the trading business early in life before his undergraduate studies. At the age of 22 and barely a few months after his graduation, he launched Yudala, pioneering the first composite (online and offline) e-Commerce company out of Africa. The start-up, which had a staff strength of over 250 employees, was an instant success.
A gifted, creative digital native, Prince Ekeh was responsible for the negotiation and strategic acquisition of Konga Group by Zinox Technologies Ltd. from erstwhile owners, Naspers and AB Kinnevik in 2018. He was also instrumental in leading the team that oversaw the successful merger of the operations of Yudala and Konga a few months after, birthing arguably Africa’s biggest composite e-commerce platform
Cerebral, ambitious and a multiple industry award winner, Prince Ekeh boasts vast experience in business development, strategic planning, operations and execution. He has also acquired cognate experience in Logistics, Retail, Distributions and Solutions over the years in structured technology and FMCG companies, such as Ashour Corporation FZE, Dubai; Infotech Trade Services Ltd. UK as well as TD Africa and Zinox Technologies Ltd., Nigeria. A global citizen, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in Economics, Politics and Entrepreneurship from the University of Lancaster, UK. He has also undertaken Senior Management programmes at the Lagos Business School and Harvard University etc.
Prince Ekeh has earned many awards including Disruptive Young Entrepreneur of the Year (2017) at the Titans of Tech Awards (2017); Icon of Human Transformation Award by NANS; The Future Awards for Business Excellence as well as Top 100 Most Influential People of African descent (MIPAD) in response to the proclamation by UN General Assembly resolution 68/237, among others.