Cape Town and Johannesburg have treated me very fine for years; their big banks and large companies have consistently provided platforms to do what professors do – and get paid. I have been so connected with those markets that South Africa’s African Innovator Magazine chronicled me and wrote:
‘On the front cover… readers are asked “What is Innovation?”, a recurring theme throughout the edition. There are several articles that deal with innovation in-and from Africa, including profiles on Ndubuisi Ekekwe “A doctor of innovation” … as well as South African born innovator and inventor Elon Musk.’ Count your blessings if you are mentioned in the same sentence with Elon Musk, the generation’s finest innovator.
That tradition of innovation is what I do. I invite you to a great festival of innovation which begins Feb 6 here