KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Dr. Thomas Mensah

Dr. Thomas Mensah

Innovator & Inventor

Dr. Thomas Mensah is an internationally recognized authority in Fiber Optics and Nanotechnology. He is also a renowned scientist and inventor with 7 USA and worldwide patents in Fiber Optics over a period of six years.

Nana Abban

Nana Abban

Product Owner & Scrum Master

Nana Abban is the product owner and Scrum Master at Agile In Africa. He is also the CEO of Akaditi Limited. 

Dave West

Dave West

CEO and Product Owner Scrum.org

Dave West is the Product Owner and CEO at scrum.org. He is a frequent keynote speaker and is a widely published author of articles. He also is the co-author of two books, The Nexus Framework For Scaling Scrum and Head First Object-Oriented Analysis and Design.

Yolanda Zoleka Cuba

Yolanda Zoleka Cuba

Chief Executive Officer, Vodafone Ghana

Yolanda Zoleka Cuba CA(SA), is a transformational and accomplished business leader, who is widely regarded across the African continent. Her career extends over several reputable industries.

SPEAKERS

Kweku Sikahene Ampomah

Kweku Sikahene Ampomah

Scrum Master & Agile Coach

He is a Motivator - Transformer | Disruptor | Visionary Scrum Daddy, Agile Evangelist and Practising Scrum Master. Professional .Scrum Master, Agile Coach and Consultant

Adegoke John

Adegoke John

Business Consultant.

He is an experienced Business consultant with a strong delivery background in the Agile software development life cycle.

Abrokwah Kingsley

Abrokwah Kingsley

Tech Enterpreneur

Kingsley Abrokwah is a young Ghanaian Software Entrepreneur who considers himself an Impact oriented techy

Patrick Ingram

Patrick Ingram

Business Agility expert, Agile Performance Consultant

Patrick is known globally as an Agile Transformation and Business Agility expert. Patrick has extensive experience working at both executive and team level in Banking, Wealth Management, Fintech & Manufacturing.

Alex Bram

Alex Bram

CEO at Hubtel

Alex Bram co-founded a company we now call Hubtel and has been at it since. As CEO, he’s had the opportunity of working with some of the best local talents to re-fix how businesses in Africa connect with consumers.

Ashwin Ravichandran

Ashwin Ravichandran

Designer/Developer

Ashwin is an Interactive Designer/Developer, specializing in UI/UX. His expertise spans engineering, research, and web development. He began as a tech fellow at MEST now leads the MEST incubator in Ghana.

Robin Lawrence

Robin Lawrence

Agile Portfolio Consultant

A pragmatic outcome driven Enterprise Portfolio consultant with strong interpersonal skills, allowing effective communication with all levels of the organization.

Robin Spierings

Robin Spierings

Product Manager Digital Transformation

Robin Spierings is a product owner and a business and agile coach on a mission to deliver better products faster and improving the world a bit everyday.

Mrs Holder-March

Mrs Holder-March

Healthcare Executive

Mrs Holder-March, is a goal driven healthcare executive with over 31 years of leadership and training experience in Corporate & Clinical Governance, Information Governance, Risk Management, Operations, System Resilience, Claims, Audit and Health and Safety in both the public and private healthcare sectors.

Cecil Senna Nutakor

Cecil Senna Nutakor

Founder & CEO of eCampus LLC

Cecil Senna Nutakor is a leading authority on the use of technology for self-paced education in Ghana. Combining a mix of self taught technology innovation skills and professional business development training.

Louisa Mensah

Louisa Mensah

Scrum Master and Agile Coach

Louisa Mensah is a Scrum Master and Agile Coach skilled in supporting organisations transition to agile, with experience of delivering large scale greenfield agile projects for global organisations, in sectors ranging from telecommunications to banking and digital marketing agencies.

Martin Hinshelwood

Martin Hinshelwood

Professional Scrum Trainer & Microsoft MVP

Martin is a Professional Scrum Trainer, Microsoft MVP: Visual Studio and Development Technologies, and has been Consulting, Coaching, and Training in DevOps & Agility with Visual Studio, Azure, Team Services, and Scrum since 2010 and has been delivering software since 2000.

Ade Shokoya

Ade Shokoya

Agile Consultant

With over 15 years’ hands on experience and a client list that includes multi-national corporations such as Lloyds Bank, Vodafone and Tesco, Ade Shokoya was also a Lead Consultant on the world’s largest Agile and digital transformation program at Barclays Bank.

Joseph Djokey

Joseph Djokey

Founder & CEO

Joseph Djokey is a British Army veteran and Chief Servant of RHQ Digital Ltd, A Digital Transformation business based in London.After many years in IT leadership, business and the military, Joseph Djokey discovered that servant leadership can transform teams into high performance and greatness.

Mark Pritchard

Mark Pritchard

Driving Digital Transformation

A senior international executive with over 25 years’ experience living and working in multiple countries in Africa (Cote D’Ivoire, Kenya, Mauritius, Morocco, Senegal, Uganda and now Ghana). 

EVENT SCHEDULE

DAY 1 – 24TH OCTOBER, 2018 – Leadership & Agile

TIME

8:00am – 9:00am Registration & Networking
9:00 am – 9:20am Special Welcome Address – The AiA Journey Nana Abban – CEO of Akaditi & Product Owner of Agile in Africa
9:25am – 09: 30am Keynote address Dave West -CEO / Product Owner Scrum.Org – via Video (Pre Recorded)
09:30am -10:15am Keynote address: Individuals & Interactions over processes and tools; How to Maximize your Scrum by Putting People First (Leadership track) Ade Shokoya – Founder, Agile TV UK

10:15am – 11:00am Coffee & Tea Break
11:00am – 12:00pm Main Keynote address Dr. Thomas Mensah – Industry leader, Inventor, Speaker, Entrepreneur, Silicon Valley Ghana.

12:00 noon – 12:15pm Akaditi Promo
12:15 – 1:15pm Panel discussion/Interative session – Leadership, new ways of thinking, new ways of working, the art of what is possible
1:15 – 2:15 pm LUNCH
2:15pm – 2: 25pm Keynote address via video Yolanda Cuba, CEO Vodafone Ghana
2:25 pm – 2: 45pm Presentation (Evidence based, sharing real life experience) Alex Bram, CEO Hubtel Ghana

2:45pm – 3:30pm Enterprise change is not an oxymoron | Agile Scaling Unicorns and how to tame them Martin Hinshelwood, Professional Scrum Trainer & CEO Naked Agility UK

3:30 – 4:15 pm Presentation Patrick Ingram, Agile Transformation Consultant & Entreprenuer UK/USA

INTERACTIVE AGILE, SCRUM AND DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION WORKSHOPS

DAY 2 – 25TH OCTOBER, 2018 -Technology & Innovation

TIME

8:00am – 9:00am Registration & Networking
Brief Welcome – Setting the scene – Why AIA and why Agile? Kwaku Sikahene Ampomah (Scrum Daddy)
Keynote address via video Dave West -CEO / Product Owner Scrum.Org – via Video (Pre Recorded)
9:00 am – 9:10am Presentation via video Ashwin Ravichandran (MEST)
9:10am – 10:00am Presentation Ade Shokoya – Founder, Agile TV

10:00 am- 10:40am Presentation: Why re-invent the wheel? Why not? eCampus did it The Agile Way Cecil Nutakor, eCampus Ghana

10:40am – 11:00am Coffee & Tea Break
11:00am -11:15am Akaditi Promo
11:15am – 12 :15pm Panel discussion /Interactive session – Impact of New Technology Blockchain, IOT, AI, VR AR, Robotics, Mobile etc
12:15pm – 1:00pm Presentation Ms. Robin spierings, Product manager digital transformation and Business & agile coach – KLM Holland

1:00pm – 2:00pm LUNCH
2:00pm – 2:40pm Presentation Kingsley Abrokwah – CEO of Pentium Tech (Mest Grad) Software

2:40 – 3:30pm Presentation Mark Pritchard, Tech Entreprenuer, Innovator

3:30 – 4:10pm A DevOps Story: How Microsoft went from a 2 year delivery to 3 weeks. Martin Hinshelwood, Developer Tools MVP with Microsoft, & CEO Naked Agility UK

DAY 3 – 26TH OCTOBER, 2018 -The Agile Basics – Getting started

TIME

8:00am – 9:00am

Registration & Networking

9:00 am – 9:20am Presentation: What is Agile & Scrum? High level(Use the Agile Catalyst Picture) Kwaku Sikahene Ampomah (Scrum Daddy)
9:25am – 10: 10am Presentation: Agile: Building bridges not walls, Scrum and Kanban can coexist Martin Hinshelwood- Professional Scrum Trainer and EBM Consultant with Scrum.org

10:10am- 10:30am

Coffee & Tea break

10:30am – 11:15am

Introduction to Scrum x 4 Workshop(Louisa, Goke, Sikahene & Ade)

11:15am – 12 :10pm Presentation: Inspirational Michaelene Holder-March, Motivational Speaker, Health Executive & Entrepreneur

12:10pm – 1:00pm Presentation: How to develop strategy and right products to achieve the organizational ambition Goke John, Agile Transformation Consultant & Entrepreneur

1:00pm – 1:45pm

LUNCH

1:45pm – :2:00pm Tech and Agriculture Anthony Morrison

2:00pm – 2:30pm Presentation- Agile:Setting up a high performance team Louisa Mensah, Agile Consultant, Coach and Scrum Master UK

2:30pm – 3:00pm Presentation: How to start fast – Business Agility with Scrum & Kanban Patrick Ingram, Agile Transformation Consultant and entrepreneur

3:00pm – 3:35pm Presentation: Prioritization, Estimation, WSJF, Value Matrix Ms. Robin Spierings, Product manager digital transformation and Business & agile coach – KLM Holland

3:35pm – 4:35pm

Closing – Next Year date and key focus areas

TESTIMONIALS