CommunicationsWeek Media Limited, a certified global ICT company with over two million online subscribers, is delighted and proud to announce Dr. Krishnan Ranganath, Regional Executive, West Africa at Africa Data Centres as the keynote speaker at Africa’s Beacon of ICT Merit and Leadership Distinguished Lecture series.

Dr. Krishnan Ranganath, will be speaking on the theme “Digital Transformation and Cloud Services as New Order.” Cloud services play a critical role in accelerating digital transformation and delivering essential public services.

To achieve the next stage of digital transformation and enable countries to reap the benefits of the global digital economy, governments must prioritize the adoption of cloud services where feasible. Cloud technologies offer cost savings, the ability to scale rapidly, access to advanced cybersecurity features and big data processing using AI.

This year’s rebranded Africa’s Beacon of ICT Merit and Leadership Distinguished Lecture/Awards Series is slated for Saturday, May 27, 2022, at the Oriental Hotels, Lekki, Lagos.

According to Ken Nwogbo, CEO of Communication Week Media Ltd, organisers of the ABoICT Distinguished Lecture/Awards Series, “the choice of Dr. Krishnan Ranganath, Regional Executive, West Africa at Africa Data Centres is deliberate because of his exceptional career in data centre operations.”

Dr. Krishnan Ranganath is instrumental and a key stakeholder in the initiation and management of multiple networks & data centres across geographies with a proven track record of monitoring the inflow & outflow of funds, and ensuring optimum utilisation of available resources towards the attainment of organizational goals

He is a senior executive with over (two) 2 decades of experience in global market mechanics with diverse Multinationals across Emerging Markets. Worked with numerous IT/ITES and Telecommunications players for a range of large and very elaborate projects. Managed multi-million dollar projects, land large and disparate teams across various regions and time zones. A seasoned player in start-up and business re-engineering.

He is also involved in various activities in promoting and enabling local content in Africa and preparing long-term ICT strategies and roadmaps for various emerging economies within Africa as well as in West Africa Telecom infrastructural development.

Past speakers include Dr. Ernest Ndukwe, then executive vice-chairman, Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC); Engr. Yomi Bolarinwa, former Director-General of National Broadcasting Commission (NBC); Biodu Omoniyi, Managing Director/CEO, VDT Communications; Ayotunde Coker, Managing Director, Rack Centre Limited; and Peter Adedayo Arogundade, managing director and chief executive officer, Sidmach Technologies Nigeria Limited, among others.

The events drew top politicians and government functionaries as well captains in the ICT industry as well financial institutions.


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