Lead Faculty of Tekedia Institute

Prof Ndubuisi Ekekwe is the Lead Faculty of Tekedia Institute

  • PhD, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, USA
  • MBA, University of Calabar, Nigeria
  • BEng Electrical & Electronics Engineering ( Federal University of Technology, Owerri, Nigeria)

Prof Ndubuisi Ekekwe invented and patented a robotic system which the United States Government acquired assignee rights. Dr Ekekwe holds two doctoral and four master’s degrees including a PhD in engineering from the Johns Hopkins University, USA. He earned undergraduate degree from FUT Owerri where he graduated as his class best student. While in Analog Devices Corp, he co-designed an accelerometer for the iPhone. A recipient of IGI Global “Book of the Year” award, a TED Fellow, IBM Global Entrepreneur and World Economic Forum Young Global Leader, Prof. Ekekwe has held professorships in Carnegie Mellon University and Babcock University, and served in the United States National Science Foundation Committee.

The South African press called him “a doctor of innovation” for helping organizations on the mechanics of business innovation, strategy, and growth. Since 2009, the Chairman of Fasmicro Group which controls many startups and entities has been writing in the Harvard Business Review. He was recognized by The Guardian as one of 60 Nigerians Making “Nigerian Live Matter” on Nigeria’s 60th Independence Day (Oct 1, 2020).

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2019 the Platform titled “The Growth of Nations

 

This is my keynote at the Champions of Talent Development (CTD) 2020 Conference. My presentation was titled “Business and Learning Agility”. I spoke on Wednesday October 14, 2020.

 

2019 FUTO Biennial Lecture

 

2019 Big Data & Business Analytics Conference, Lagos, Nigeria, March 2019

 

2017 Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Forum plenary, Lagos, Nigeria.