Austin Okere, the Founder of CWG Plc, the largest Systems Integration Company in Sub-Saharan Africa, will deliver the keynote speech at the Youth EntrepreneurshipBOOT Camp of the American University of Nigeria (AUN), Yola. The event is billed to hold from January 16th to 20th, 2017.

According to Dr. Ahmad Hosseini, the Dean of the School of Business and Entrepreneurship, AUN, the Youth EntrepreneurshipBOOT Camp is a five-day event that is aimed at nurturing entrepreneurial skills in young Nigerians. It will involve about 300 high school students.

It will feature the presentation of motivational speeches by successful entrepreneurs and hands-on students’ participation in the form of test-management of small businesses using the GoVenture simulation game, the development of business ideas and the pitching of ideas to a panel of venture capitalist.

Mr. Okere is expected to share details of his personal entrepreneurial experience alongside his personal values and beliefs that have contributed to his successful career with the participants.

Austin Okere is an entrepreneurship enthusiast. He is focused on mentoring and inspiring young people around the globe to achieve their full potential. Recall that he recently delivered the keynote address at the Global Business School Network (GBSN) and European Foundation Management Development (EFMD) joint conference held at Accra as well as the this year’s graduation ceremony of the Lagos Business School 2016 Executive Programme.

He is an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Columbia Business School (CBS), New York and a member of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Business Council on Innovation and Intrapreneurship.