Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata Jnr. “CFA”

Chukwuemeka Fred Agbata Jnr. “CFA” is a multifaceted media and tech professional with experience spanning well over a decade which is well spent focusing on launching and supporting technology startups on the African continent and beyond. He is the Co-Founder of Creative Space, Buildmedia.africa; Partner at Pacer.vc, and Regional Director for Africa, Founder Institute, through which he has helped over 500 startups get the focus and support needed to build sustainable businesses. CFA is visible in some of Africa’s most respected broadcast, print and digital platforms developing weekly content geared towards helping Africans connect the dots using digital technology. He has actively promoted the African tech ecosystem through his multi-award-winning media platforms Through a weekly TV show, Tech Trends on Channels Television; weekly column (ICT Clinic) in the Punch Newspapers and CFAmedia.ng blog, he engages individuals and organizations across the technology landscape and beyond on trending and important issues. He currently serves as a Director of the Innovation Support Network (ISN) Hubs; a network of >100 innovation and technology hubs across Nigeria, and he is also the Treasurer of Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), the sovereign managers of Nigeria’s .ng domain. CFA is active in community service and as a way of giving back, he volunteers for a number of not-for-profit organizations such as the Sam Ohuabunwa Foundation for Economic Empowerment (SOFEE), Centre for Values in Leadership (CVL) and FATE Foundation.