On Thursday, May 2, tech industry leaders from the U.S., Africa and the Diaspora gathered to share insights, tips, challenges and solutions for a premiere panel event called "Africans Creating Technology" in New York City. Organized by IBOM L.L.C., a New York-based business consulting and events company, and Mayven PR, a boutique PR consulting firm, the event brought together more than 100 business leaders and budding startup innovators.
Panelists and event organizers, from left: Eric Hamilton, co-partner, Around the Way App; Mary Olushoga, founder, the AWP Network, a startup resource Website; Tapua Tunduwani, CEO and president, SaGE Services, a global business solutions and flex space firm; Yvonne Unubun, founder, Mayven PR; Muoyo Okome, gaming app developer and founder, Mega Rock L.L.C.;Anie Akpe-Lewis, founder, IBOM L.L.C.;Ali Abdullah, app developer