The Pineapple founding team (Matthew Elan Smith, Ndabenhle Junior Ngulube and Marnus van Heerden) got together as part of an innovation competition run by Hannover-Re, during 2016, in an effort to find disruptive models to the reinsurance/insurance space. The competition ran for 6 months and it was out of our little innovation spot in Rosebank, Johannesburg where the Pineapple story begins.
Chairman at Heirs Holdings
Tony Onyemaechi Elumelu is a Nigerian economist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is the chairman of Heirs Holdings, the United Bank for Africa, Transcorp and founder of The Tony Elumelu Foundation. Elumelu is included in Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People of 2020.
Managing Director at Leadway Assurance Company Limited
Tunde Hassan-Odukale is an Executive Director of Leadway Assurance Company Limited. His executive management experience spans over 21 years and includes Asset Management, Finance, IT and Life Insurance Operations.
Regional Executive & Managing Director Ecobank
Versatile senior banking executive and digital transformation specialist with over 28 years experience in Digital and Retail Banking, Corporate and Commercial Banking, Credit Risk Management and Corporate Finance. Previous experience includes Executive Director position at GTBank Plc, Nigeria, and Non-Executive Director positions at GTBank Ghana Limited and Nigeria Interbank Settlement Systems Plc respectively. Led the team that envisioned and implemented GTBank Plc’s Digital Banking and Retail Products strategy to achieve industry wide leadership over a ten-year period as well as introduced new products and solutions that have helped deepen payments and access to digital financial services in Nigeria.
MD/CEO MTN Group
Karl Olutokun Toriola is a member of the 12th Governing Council of the Lagos State University appointed by the Governor and Visitor to the Lagos State University and inaugurated into office on the 8th July, 2021. He is the Chief Executive Officer of MTN, Nigeria. He had been group Vice President of West and Central Africa (WECA) at MTN Group Limited. He had, before his new role at MTN, Nigeria, served as Chief Technical Officer, Network Group (NWG), MTN Nigeria and Chief Executive Officer, MTN Cameroon. A Fellow of the Nigerian Society of Engineers and a member of the Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria. He is an alumnus of Global Leading Business Schools, including London Business School, Harvard Business School, Institute of Management Development (IMD), Switzerland, among others.
YUTY / The Alan Turing Institute
Oluwatoyin Yetunde Sanni is a Data Scientist / Machine Learning Engineer at Yuty and an advisory Board Member at The Alan Turing Institute both in London, England, United Kingdom respectively. She has worked extensively as a software engineer/technical team lead for over 5 years on different software projects across different technologies. After this her career took a turn to research in AI and Robotics. As a passionate problem solver, she continued to work on solutions that bring the synergy of Applied AI or/and Robotics research together.
Founder & CEO at Flutterwave
Olugbenga Agboola is the Co-Founder and CEO of San Francisco and Lagos-based financial services company, Flutterwave. He has contributed to the development of fintech solutions at fintech companies and financial institutions such as PayPal and Standard Bank.
Software Engineer (Microsoft)
Nenne Adaora Nwodo who fondly likes to be called Adora is a Software Engineer working in Lagos, Nigeria. With a First Class Computer Science degree from the University of Lagos, Adora has a strong Software Engineering background. Adora enjoys building mobile experiences and intelligent systems. In 2018, she created a blog called AdoraHack where she publishes articles on Software development.
Olorundare Sunday Thomas appointment as the substantive Commissioner for Insurance and Chief Executive Officer of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM), Nigeria became effective April 30, 2020; having been appointed in acting capacity in Aug, 2019 following the expiration of the tenure of Mr. M U Kari, the former Commissioner for Insurance.
General Manager, Visa West Africa
Kemi is a tested business manager skilled in the area of business strategy, key account management, business leadership/team management and project supervision. She is a natural team player with unique leadership, communication and interpersonal qualities. She holds about 18 years work experience across various roles.
MD/CEO of Interswitch
Mitchell Elegbe is the MD/CEO of Interswitch, an integrated payment and transaction company in Nigeria. He is an Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award recipient and he won the Harvard Business School Association (Nigeria) Leadership Award in the General Management Category in 2015.
Chairman NIA/ Managing Director / CEO Cornerstone Insurance plc
Ganiyu Musa holds the position of CEO, Group Managing Director & Executive Director at Cornerstone Insurance Plc. Mr. Musa is also on the board of Nigerian Insurers Association and Senior Member at Chartered Insurance Institute of Nigeria and Member of Chartered Insurance Institute.
Insurance Business in Africa will be changed forever.
Technology will be used as the tool for her progress,
and you should not be left behind.
Insurance Meets Tech is a future forward activity and will draw the attention of the industry players to leverageable technological opportunities.
Capacity with world leading tech company.01
How tech can open-up pathways for customer acquisition.02
Firsthand world class insight and innovation that will propel insurance into the near future.03
With thought leaders in tech and insurance industry.04
This event will attract over 500 Insurance companies and professionals within Africa, with a focused area on the Nigeria Market.
At this conference, you will connect with growth-centric Technological companies and professionals, who share best practices and showcase emerging processes that will support and accelerate Insurance and InsureTech. In Nigeria
MD & CEO at Endeavor Nigeria
Tosin Faniro-Dada is the Managing Director & CEO of Endeavor in Nigeria. Tosin is passionate about supporting entrepreneurs and helping them scale, not just for the immediate impact this has on their organization but more for the multiplier effect this confers on the larger society and economy. She has worked with entrepreneurs in various life-cycle stages, supporting them with interventions and resources to help them thrive.
Co-Founder & Convener Lagos SME Bootcamp
Ayo-Bankole is a Strategy & Transformation expert with over a decade experience that covers leadership roles as the Head of Strategy Groups in the financial markets, insurance, and oil & gas industries, driving strategy execution and industry-wide initiatives in those verticals. As a Strategy Consultant, I led many strategy projects across West Africa, working for KPMG, PwC, Phillips Consulting, and C2G Consulting. He has provided strategy advice to over 120 companies with revenues in excess of $4billion, governments and multilateral institutions, with transactions value of over $120million.
Editor Businessday Weekender/ Anbassador- Sparkle Nigeria
Lehlé Baldé is a multi-lingual, results-driven, and dedicated award-winning communications and marketing professional who partners with organizations, companies, and individuals to grow their brands and facilitate engaging and memorable conversations as panel moderator and event host. Lehlé is the recipient of the Future Awards Africa for the category of ‘intrapreneurship’ 2020, she was also named top 50 women in media in Africa by the Media Awards
Insurance Meets Tech is a 1- day event of vibrant multilogues which will disrupt customer acquisition in the Insurance Industry.
Name: Femi Olayinka
Name: Idris Aina
30 - 09 - 2021