TANCon 2010 - October 30th Hyatt Regency Santa Clara CA
The African Network
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Keynote Speakers, Guest Speakers and Distinguished Panelists
Keynote & Guest Speakers

Professor Clarence B. Jones

Scholar in Residence & Visiting Professor at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Research & Education
Institute Stanford University

Zemedeneh Negatu

Managing Partner, Ethiopia
Head Transaction Advisory Services (Corporate Finance),
Eastern Africa, Ernst & Young LLP

Haskell Sears Ward

Senior Vice President
South Africa - East Africa - South Asia - Fiber Optic Cable

Guest Speaker

Julia A. Wilson
Founder and Chief Executive Officer,
Wilson Global Communications USA

Distinguished Panel Speakers

Benjamin Lyon

Vice President Business Development
Kopo Kopo, Inc.

Gary Zieff

Chief Operating Officer of dissigno LLC and Executive Director of dissigno Tanzania Ltd.

Nam Mokwunye

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Gerald Prolman

Chief Executive Officer
Wildlife Works Retail Inc.

Jonathan Gosier

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
AppAfrica Labs

Joseph Nganga

Chief Executive Officer
Renewable Energy Ventures (K) Ltd.

Menekse Gencer

mPay Connect

Femi Akinde

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Ike Nnamani

President and Chief Executive Officer
Medallion Communications Ltd

’Gbenga Sesan

Executive Director
Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN)

Annie Hazlehurst

Draper Fisher Jurvetson

Hubert Kepseu

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Natura Beverage LLC

Wilfrid Kintonouza

Chief Executive Officer
Nushores LLC

Venu Pemmaraju

Investment Director
Intel Capital

Anselm Kia

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Jamie Ekern

Investment Officer Sub-Saharan Africa
Overseas Private Investment Corportation (OPIC)

Karin Larsen

Ambata Capital US

Kojo Appiah, Ph.D.

Co-Founder and Chairman of the board
The African Network

Samson Kassahoun

Vice President of Sales and Marketing
4Afri Mobile Technologies Inc

Mike Lin

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Fenix International

Jack Kokko

Founder and Chief Executive Officer

Cultural Shows

Chike C. Nwoffiah

Silicon Valley African Film Festival

Edwin Okong’o

Award-winning Writer, Journalist, Humorist and Satirist

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