As part of efforts geared at giving back to the
society through educational empowerment, Terragon
Group recently sponsored the “Meet the CEO” conference organised by the SME
Logic group at the Lagos Business School. The event which was tagged “Meet the
future” was aimed at giving MBA students first hand interaction with successful
entrepreneurs and exposing them to the realities of entrepreneurship as well as
the challenges faced by small and medium scale enterprises in the Nigerian
environment with the aim of discussing implementable solutions to the problems.
The event brought together entrepreneurs who had
recorded success stories in their chosen industry from the CEO of Financial
Derivatives, Bismark Rewane, Interswitch Nigeria CEO, Michael Elegbe, Obinna
Ekezie founder of Wakanow, Mai Atafo of Mai Ataf Clothing, Folusho Philips of
Philips Consulting, Leke Alder of Alder Consulting to Akin Odumakinde CEO of
Delta Afrik, Uche Pedro of Bella Naija
and Elo Umeh, CEO and founder of Terragon Group.
the CEO” is the annual flagship event of the SME
Logic where CEOs of indigenous companies share their start-up stories and
discuss current economic / industrial trends that have and will influence both
established and start-up businesses. The opportunity is also presented for
mentorship for the MBA students by any of the entrepreneurs present.