27th Nov ’19

Landmark Event Centre, Lagos



Global Stage. Local Innovation.

Hosted by one of Africa's biggest banks, the Zenith Future Forward Conference, Exhibitions and Hackathon will cover conversations in emerging technology, and identify and finance innovative startups

Conference & Supersessions

Talks will be delivered by industry leaders in topics ranging from AI and machine learning, blockchain, Internet of Things, 5G and communication technologies, robotics and drone technology, AR/VR, immersive technologies, to cybersecurity and more. There will be supersessions to drill down on these conversations.


The Hackathon is targeted at identifying and supporting viable businesses that are impacting four key areas areas by providing innovative and/or disruptive solutions. The key areas are Future of Banking, Future of Retail, Future of Customer Relationship, Future of Security.


Exhibitors get a booth (with table, chairs, free internet connectivity, etc) to showcase their technology and SWAG, opening collaboration potentials, and talk through their ideas and infrastructure. Every attendee gets a brochure with all the exhibitor’s information and all the exhibiting company logos.

Who's Speaking?

We have brought together top industry leaders, across the financial, technology and innovation landscape

Jim Ovia

Founder & Chairman, Zenith Bank Plc

Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor

Country Director, Google Nigeria

Dipo Faulkner

Country General Manager, IBM Nigeria

Akin Banuso

Country Manager, Microsoft Nigeria

Eric Zhang

Managing Director, Huawei Technologies, Nigeria

Ebenezer Onyeagwu

GMD/CEO, Zenith Bank Plc

Birame Sock

Serial Entrepreneur

Jason Muloongo

CEO, Hey Taylor

Adaora Umeoji

Deputy Managing Director, Zenith Bank Plc

Zenith Future Forward

As one of Africa's top banks, we are pursuing the Future Forward experience

In today’s fast-changing world, we know that our customers need to perform easy, fast and secure financial transactions, wherever, whenever and however. We go future forward to provide technology and the human touch that gives them that access that best in class financial solution, in their best interest.

Partners & Exhibitors

Innovation is here