Building A Sustainable and Impactful Business: Opportunities to Innovate Around Local Realities
Join us in a conversation with Viola Llewellyn on Building A Sustainable and Impactful Business: Opportunities to Innovate Around Local Realities.
Viola Llewellyn is the co-founder and President of Ovamba Solutions,Inc. (www.Ovamba.com), an award winning African “TradeTech” company that creates culturally attuned technologies to serve formal and informal African SMEs in the trade & commodities sectors.
In June of 2018, Ovamba was selected by the World Economic Forum (WEF) as a Global Technology Pioneer, securing a 2-year Ambassadorship and a place at the prestigious “Davos Summit” conference. Most recently, Ovamba was featured among top ten most innovative companies in 2019 by Fast Company.
A former TED Talk speaker, Ms. Llewellyn has been widely recognized in prestigious tech and innovation circles including being named on Innovate Finance’s “Women in FinTech PowerList” in 2016 and 2017 and 2018 and on “The Innov8tiv’s Top 50 Visionary Women in Tech To Watch in 2017” list.
She is also the first Female African Tech Founder to speak at both “Slush”, Helsinki and “Slush, Tokyo” – yearly events that are billed as the biggest gathering of innovators, funders, startups and entrepreneurs in Europe and Asia respectively. Ms. Llewellyn is also on a number of advisory boards.
Location: Zürich, Switzerland
Date: Friday, April 5, 2019