Over the last 15 years, Africa has seen significant mobile telecoms growth and now data is being viewed as the ‘new oil’ on the continent.
35-year-old Nigerian, Elo Umeh, is the Founder of the Terragon Group. Umeh has made overcoming mobile data access the mission of the company he founded eight years ago.
Umeh has vast experience in the mobile telecommunications sector, having worked in several countries on the continent, such as Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda, Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire. Umeh has consulted for various organizations in the telecommunications and banking sectors, including engagements with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) on the management of rural telephony initiatives, mobile payments in West Africa and the deployment of new products.
Elo Umeh was a keynote speaker at TMT Finance Africa, which recently took place in London. He is also the current Co-Chair of the Mobile Marketing Association in Nigeria.