How the army of unbanked Nigerians could come into the formal financial space would be the subject of discussion when the CEO of Inlaks, Femi Adeoti, speaks at the 2017 edition of TEDxIkeja on October 14.
In a statement released by the curator and organiser of TEDxIkeja, Ademola Adeshola, the CEO of Inlaks, Adeoti “is passionate about financial inclusion and he would be speaking on how the army of unbanked Nigerians can be attracted into the financial net. It is an idea that resonant with the TEDx. We are glad to have Inlaks and the CEO on board”.
According to Adeshola, besides Adeoti, other influential thought leaders from different spheres of life would also share insight on how to solve the myriads of challenges confronting the globe by using native intelligence at the event.
These thought leaders include CEO of Quadrant Company, Bolaji Okusaga; Head of Digital banking, Alat, Dele Adeyinka; winner of Big Brother Naija reality show, Efe Ejemba; MD/CEO, Studio 24, Ifeanyi Oputa; CTO, Social Lender, Bade Adeshemowo.
TEDxIkeja would also feature Ade Olufeko of Visual Collaborative LLC; Comic Republic, spoken word artiste, Cherry Enterfield and others.
A TED New York licensed conference, TEDxIkeja tells native stories and showcase unusual ideas worth sharing to inspire people to change their lives, communities, and the world. Annually, the forum attracts thought leaders who offer innovation, enterprise, and optimism as antidotes to global challenges.
Themed where do we go from here, TEDxIkeja 2017 would dissect the various ugly incidences that are occurring in Europe, Asia, USA, and Africa, and offer native solution to these incidences through storytelling techniques.
Expatiating on the thought leaders expected on October 14 at the forum, Adeshola said TEDxIkeja 2017 would aggregate ideas that facilitate new thinking. Such ideas include social reputation algorithm, suspended thinking, soft power, visual metaphor, Lassa fever detecting kits, something for the girls, stories from Internally Displaced Persons [IDP] and in need of ideology.
Some of the past speakers are Mo Abudu, Joe Odumakin, Tunji Olugbodi, Yele Okeremi, Deremi Atanda, Kenny Black, and Deolu Akinyemi etc.