Mr. Amos Emmanuel has been appointed World Summit Award expert for Nigeria. The national expert has responsibility and decision making power over who gets to be nominated as the national best. He or she provides the nominations of the best digital contents from his/her country in each of the 8 WSA categories.
Amos Emmanuel is the Chief Software Architect/Ceo, Programos Software Limited. He is a Board Member of the Information Technology (Industry) Association of Nigeria, ITAN; a member of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria, ISPON; a member of Nigeria Computer Society, NCS. The Founding Partner of the Technology Partnership Initiative for Africa, TECHPIA NETWORK and Programos Foundation, is the Chairman, ITAN Strategic Initiative Committee, ISIC.
The formation of Programos Software Limited, NIGERIA and Programos Software (Ghana) Limited, were after several work experiences as Head of IT and Systems Departments of some financial management firms. He is the author of the most populous african capital market software called INTEGRA.WEBSTONE used by over 100 african stockbroking organisations. Amos Emmanuel founded the eAfrica.SIDOE-BPO Initiative (Software Implementation, Development and Outsourcing Entrepreneurship for Business Process Outsourcing Initiative) targeted at re-training graduates of diverse disciplines from our tertiary institutions freely so as to become self-reliant and encourage self-employment after building desired capacities in Information-Technology-Enabled-Services, ITES, and Business-Processing-Outsourcing, BPO.
What makes up the expert panel?
Expert Tasks and Responsibilities
The main task of an expert panel member is to provide nominations of the best multimedia products or applications from his/her country based on an objective process of judgement, according to the 8 categories and guidelines of the WSA. The eight products (one per category) of each UN member state shall be proposed by entering the data into the WSA online database. Please find more general information here.
- High expertise and several years of working experience in the fields of multimedia, content industries, and ICTs.
- Proficiency in English.
- Experts shall be very well informed about the WSA initiative and processes, prove high motivation and state a clear reason for their intention to join the WSA.
Tekedia wishes to congratulate Mr. A. Emmanuel and hopes he leads our nation in this capacity.