Growth Accelerator

Practical personal development for Business Owners and Career Professionals

17th – 19th August, 2023 | Lagos, Nigeria

12+ Speakers

1000+ Participants

4+ Workshops


Entrepreneurs and Business Owners

Whether you're running a small business, freelancing, or embarking on a startup journey, this conference will equip you with strategies to scale your business, attract clients, and stay on top of industry trends.

Career Professionals

From early-career professionals seeking growth, to job seekers and recent graduates stepping into the job market, gain invaluable insights into personal branding, job hunting strategies, and techniques to fast-track your career.

Growth Enthusiasts

If you're passionate about personal development or a coach ready to break into a new level of measurable results, the conference offers a wealth of content to ignite your growth journey and empower those you teach.


What is the difference between people that achieve high-growth results in business and career, and people that don't?
Could it be information?

You attend the same trainings...
You buy the same courses...
You are exposed to the same quality of information as they are. 
You learn the same career growth hacks and tips...
You take the same courses on Facebook Ads, Content Creation, Lead generation, Sales conversion...

Yet the results are miles apart from each other.
No matter what you have achieved, you have that longing inside of you that there is more.

Welcome to more... Welcome to the Growth Accelerator Conference!

Get the tools, strategies, and resources

to accelerate your growth

Boost your income potential

Proven strategies and practical tools for increasing your earnings. Learn how to create multiple streams of income, maximize opportunities, and set yourself on a path to greater financial success.

Fast-track Your Career Advancement

Navigate the corporate world, climb the career ladder, and secure promotions more quickly. Learn how to create a strategic roadmap for your own career growth leveraging personal development.

Build Valuable Connections

Unique opportunity to network with like-minded people who invest in their growth - entrepreneurs, professionals, and personal development enthusiasts from various industries, fostering new friendships, collaborations, and partnerships.

Maximize Your Return on Investment

By applying the skills, knowledge, and connections you gain during the event, you'll be equipped to increase your income, grow your business, and advance your career, ultimately maximizing your return on investment.


Professionals and Experts

Elisha Mamman

Convener, The Winning Mindset

Debola Deji-Kurunmi

Founder, Immerse Coaching Company

Chioma Ifeanyi-Eze

Founder, accountinghub

Olufukeji Ejimi Adegbeye

Founder, Value Flow Trading

Tolu Michaels

Founder, Showup hq

Grace Ihejiamaizu-Paul

founder, opportunity desk

Abraham Orukpe

Business coach & consultant

Gusi Tobby

founder, girlhub africa

Temitope Olukunle

Founder, outnovately africa

Dr. Javnyuy Joybert


Cena Martin

CEO, Hiregreathelp, UNITED STATES

Mabel Okpaefi

Manager, Learning and Development, CIBN.

Fii Stephen

Growth marketing manager

Temitope Olukunle

Founder, outnovately africa

Elisha Mamman

Convener, The Winning Mindset

Blessing Abeng

Co-founder ingressive for good


What you will be learning

The winning mindset for consistent growth

Elisha Mamman

How to achieve Vision-led Growth: Mindsets and Systems

Debola Deji-Kurunmi

Practical Personal activities for business growth

Chioma Ifeanyi-Eze

How to achieve financial mastery - a detailed roadmap

Olufukeji "Ejimi" Adegbeye

How to access Global opportunities for accelerated growth

Grace Ihejiamaizu-Paul

PAID TO BE YOU - how to build an authentic personal brand that is also attractive and rewarding.

Tolu Michaels

EXECUTION: How to get things done in life and business

Dr. Javnyuy Joybert

How to achieve predictable career growth on time

Temitope Olukunle

Structure and systems for business growth

Abraham Orukpe

How to leverage relationships for accelerated growth

Gusi Tobby

How to move from Learning to Action (Step-by-step guide)

Mabel Okpaefi

How to build high performing teams for Growth

Cena Martin

How to create a roadmap for predictable personal and career growth

Fii Stephen

Do not stay at the same level for too long

ready for your next level of growth?


Every second, fully packed with value.


17th August, 2023
7pm - 10pm (3 hours)


18th August, 2023
7pm - 10pm (3 hours)


Saturday, 19th August, 2023
9am - 3pm (6 hours)



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Frequently asked questions

The Growth Accelerator Conference is a 3-day platform for high-growth business owners and career professionals to get resources, strategies, and networking opportunities.

The Growth Accelerator Conference is physical in Ikeja, Lagos.

There are three ticket categories that give you access to the conference – Standard, Premium, and Executive. Get a ticket before they are sold out – CLICK HERE

Yes. All ticket holders will be given access to recordings of the sessions. Get a ticket before they are sold out – CLICK HERE

Participants are expected to make their accomodation arrangements. If you are not familiar with Lagos, please speak with our protocol team for guidance. Send an email to protocol@growthaccelerator.africa

Tickets cannot be shared by more than one person. However you can transfer your ticket to another person till 2 weeks to the event.

We recommend business formal or casual for the conference. However, you can dress in a way that is comfortable for you.  

Tickets are limited, but if available, you can upgrade from one ticket class to another.


Expert Insights and Practical Strategies

Participants will gain exclusive access to valuable knowledge, insights, and strategies from top experts across various industries. The speakers are highly successful individuals who will share their practical experiences and tips for growth in business, career, and personal life.

Networking Opportunities

The conference offers a unique platform for you to connect and network with like-minded individuals, industry leaders, and potential mentors. This provides an opportunity to form strategic partnerships, explore new opportunities, and gain valuable contacts.

Exclusive Resources and Tools

All attendees will have access to a wealth of resources including conference replays, masterclass replays (depending on their ticket category), workshops, and various growth tools. This wealth of resources is designed to facilitate their growth journey long after the conference has ended.


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Elisha Mamman


Elisha Mamman is a John C. Maxwell certified coach, public speaker and trainer. He is recognized as one of the most sought after inspirational speakers in Northern Nigeria and a force in Leadership, Success and the Winning Mindset.

As a top-notch award-winning Leadership and mindset coach, Elisha Mamman has spoken on essential Life Mastery topics including Leadership, Goal-setting, Value creation, Decision making, service and so on. He has also facilitated result-oriented training sessions for organizations and institutions respectively.

He is the Convener of The Winning Mindset, a platform committed to inspiring possibilities, initiating dreams and birthing realities in Lives. This has reached over 2000 youths in the city of Kaduna, with an online community of over 11,000 people. It has also spread to Abuja, Port Harcourt, Zaria, and Gombe. Several Individuals and Businesses have received grants and rewards for excellence on this platform. It is the fastest growing motivational platform in Northern Nigeria..

Elisha Mamman was a Regional co-ordinator with TAK Continental Limited, a blue-chip company. He is also the CEO of Noneli Integrated Services Limited and Noneli Properties and Investment Limited.

He has a DBA from Thames Business School, Strategic Marketing Management Programme from Lagos Business School, Agro Dealer Development from IFDC Arusha, Tanzania, Entrepreneurship Management from EDC PAN African University, Basic course in Public Speaking from The Speaker Academy, Lagos and a John Maxwell certification in Speaking, Coaching and Teaching, Olando Florida, USA. He is a member of the John Maxwell Team.


Elisha Mamman is married to Chinonso Mamman, the CEO of Noneli Crafty Cakes, a Nigeria-based confectionary company, and together they are raising David and Zarah Mamman.

Debola Deji-Kurunmi (DDK)

Founder, IMMERSE Coaching Company

Debola Deji-Kurunmi is a best-selling author, keynote speaker, ministry gift, public policy advisor and transformational coach for visionary leaders. Through her work of coaching, consulting and capacity building, Debola deploys her extraordinary gift of unlocking potential in people, institutions and nations. 

She is Founder of IMMERSE Coaching Company (a professional coaching practice), Executive Director at Ideation Hub Africa (a public policy and impact advisory firm) and President at Kingdom Leaders Global Alliance (a non-denominational Christian Ministry). 

She is a Certified Visionary Leadership Coach by the Oleg Konovalov Global Coaching Certification, a Gallup Certified Strengths Coach and a Certified Masteries Practitioner by the International Association of Coaching, USA. She is also a Thomas International Certified Workplace Personality Profile Analyst, Certified Job Evaluation Analyst and an experienced Corporate Trainer. Debola was Learning Consultant at Phillips Consulting, and has been on the Faculty of organisations including the Lagos State Government, World Bank, OANDO Foundation, FATE Foundation, LEAP Africa, VFD Bridge, Olaniwun Ajayi LP amongst others. 

Debola sits on the Board of a number of organisations, including Mandela Washing Fellowship Alumni Association of Nigeria, Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative, and the Mindset Transformation and Aid Organization, where she provides strategic advisory on organizational design, senior leadership development, policy analysis as well as program execution. 

At IMMERSE Coaching Company, Debola leads a 70,000+ strong tech driven global community of change-makers living in over 100 countries, using her breakthrough coaching methodology to elevate their impact, authority and legacy leadership. Since 2014, IMMERSE has produced over 100 courses, and expanded into three different subsidiaries. 

Through Ideation Hub Africa, she runs a social profit accelerator, which supports Africa’s non-profits, innovators, civil society organisations and public sector agencies, with executive education, collaborative platforms, funding opportunities and advisory. Ideation Hub is also the host of Development Dialogue, Nigeria’s leading development sector conference since 2015.

At Kingdom Leaders Global Alliance, she oversees a non denominational Christian ministry, with presence in 10 countries, providing spiritual discipleship and leadership development for believers. The Alliance is a network of ministries including the Kingdom Leadership Institute, FIREBRAND Movement and Kingdom Women Global Alliance, providing empowerment through ministry training, book publishing, medical and welfare missions as well as mentorship bootcamps for Generation NEXT. 

Debola has been severally recognized for her outstanding leadership impact, with her transformational work featured on TV, international news and media. She has received several awards including 2014 New Leader for Tomorrow in the order of business, government, and parliaments at the Crans Montana Forum in Geneva; an award conferred before several Presidents and world leaders. 

She served twice as a Mentor on the Queen’s Young Leader Awards (a UK Government fellowship that honors exceptional young leaders in the Common Wealth). In 2018, she was selected by the US Government as one of Africa’s most promising young leaders and a Mandela Washington Fellow. In 2019, she was listed as one of 100 Most Inspiring Nigerian Women and announced as Nigeria’s Leading Coach at the 2021 Motherland Awards. Recently, DDK was honored as one of Nigeria’s 50 Most Inspiring Women in Nigeria 2022 by BusinessDay. 

At the 2018 Mandela Washington Annual Summit in Washington DC, Debola delivered the electrifying viral speech on “How to Fry Fish to Solve a Wicked Problem” where she shared heartfelt insights for African young leaders willing to fix the continent’s toughest challenges. 

DDK as she is fondly called, is an author of 21 books till date, and has spoken in three continents to emerging leaders, teams of multinational corporations, global development practitioners, SME owners, and purpose-driven people. 

She is married to her lover, Ayodeji Kurunmi and they are blessed with children.

Olufukeji Ejimi Adegbeye


Olufukeji Olurotimi Adegbeye, commonly known as Ejimi, is a renowned Chartered Wealth Manager, ExBank Trader, and Fellow of The American Academy of Financial Management. With over a decade of experience in financial markets trading, Ejimi is an expert in teaching entrepreneurs, executives, and professionals the skills required to achieve financial freedom and multi-million naira annual income.

He is the CEO of The Value Flow Trading Hub, a financial markets research and education trading floor and academy. He is also the Founder of the Profitable Investor Network, an online community and movement of traders, investors and professionals leveraging global financial markets and the digital economy to achieve financial freedom early.

Ejimi is passionate about helping his clients achieve financial freedom by teaching them the two skills that million-dollar investors use to amass million-dollar net worth – how to earn more and how to invest better. His unique value flow trading models have earned him the label of Africa’s Number 1 Forex coach, and have helped hundreds of forex traders make thousands of dollars in profits by showing them exactly what to trade, why, when to enter, how to exit at huge profits, and how to manage small losses occasionally.

As a passionate financial educator, Ejimi teaches his clients how to achieve financial freedom by implementing the latest financial strategies and opportunities. He helps them create diversified investment portfolios that minimize risk while maximizing returns, and teaches them how to leverage the latest financial opportunities, such as Proprietary firms to achieve their financial goals.

Ejimi’s engaging speaking style and expertise in financial markets trading have made him a sought-after speaker for entrepreneurs, executives, and professionals. He frequently speaks on the topics of financial freedom, wealth creation, and investing. His simple, popular mantra – money is just paper, the real value is people! – has helped thousands in Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, Rwanda, The USA, and other parts of the world realize that to grow richer every day, they should grow in value and invest in value!

In addition to his business endeavors, Ejimi is also a lover of nature, travel, and family. He relocated from the fast-paced Lagos metropolis to the quieter city of Zaria with his amazing wife to raise his young daughter and son in a more serene environment. As a minister of the gospel, Pastor Ejimi preaches and teaches believers how to apply Biblical principles and The Anointing to achieve kingdom wealth and happy homes.

Overall, Ejimi’s expertise, experience, and engaging speaking style make him a highly sought after speaker for entrepreneurs, executives, and professionals looking to achieve financial freedom and grow their businesses. His passion for helping others achieve their financial goals is contagious, and his teachings have helped thousands achieve financial freedom and create the lifestyle they desire.

Tolu Michaels


Tolu Michaels is a digital entrepreneur, online educator, and unapologetic people lover.

She believes that technology is a tool for unprecedented leverage and together with her team at SHOWUP HQ, they equip modern entrepreneurs with tools and training to build purposeful and profitable brands online so they can impact lives sustainably.

Within 3 years, she has built a profitable digital business with clients across 5 continents. She’s trained over 20,000 entrepreneurs and reaches an audience of over 50,000 people weekly across several digital platforms.

Tolu considers herself a Nation builder and lays her building blocks through teaching and writing.Through her digital programs, she has helped students and clients from several parts of the world get the clarity and confidence to show up online, communicate their value, and sell impactful products. Her best-selling book “Show Up” helps you create a profitable brand doing work you love, with clients you like.

A multifaceted woman, her work has been featured in the press, top-tier media outlets and she has been named a pioneer honoree of the prestigious Future-Forward Female Folio. She has a certification in Disruptive Strategy from Harvard Business School and a B.Eng. from Covenant University.

When she’s not teaching, writing or podcasting, Tolu can be found at her favorite place – wherever she’s cuddling with her family.

Grace Ihejiamaizu-Paul


Grace Ihejiamaizu-Paul is a social entrepreneur, educator, and opportunity curator with over a decade of experience in facilitating access to quality education and opportunities. She is an academic currently pursuing a PhD in Social Work. Grace is the founder of iKapture Centre for Development, an afterschool center that empowers the next generation of leaders and entrepreneurs, and OpportunityDesk.org, the largest global platform for sharing relevant opportunities for youth. Her work with Opportunity Desk inspired her to write her first book, Go Global with Opportunities.

Committed to shaping a world where young people have unlimited access to quality education and opportunities, Grace volunteers her time to mentor young people, particularly women, and serves on the board of several youth-focused organizations. She is a Technovation Regional Ambassador and Faculty Advisor for Enactus UNICAL. Grace has spoken and facilitated sessions at numerous national and international conferences, including the GCM Global Youth Summit, World Economic Forum, UNESCO Youth Forum, and OpenCon.

Grace’s passion and dedication to youth development have earned her numerous accolades, including being named one of Google’s 12 brightest Young Minds in 2011, a Global Changemaker in 2012, and an Honoree for the 2013 Future Awards Africa Young Person of the Year Prize. In 2016, she became a Mandela Washington Fellow and was recognized as one of 50 Youth Leaders to watch during the CrossRiver@50 celebration. She received the President’s Award for Selfless and Outstanding Service as Vice President of the Mandela Washington Fellowship Alumni Association of Nigeria (MWFAAN) in 2017, was named one of the 100 Most Influential Young Nigerians by Avance Media in 2018 and 2019, received the 2020 Cross River Spirit of Enterprise Award, and was included on Donors for Africa’s list of 100 African Women in Development in 2020.

Abraham Orukpe


Abraham is an accountant by profession, a Certified Human Capacity Development Trainer & Consultant by the Nigeria Center for Management Development (C.M.D. ), a Fellow with the Institute of Management Consultants, IMC- Nigeria, a Certified Management Specialist by the London Graduate School, and a Digital Marketing Expert with Google Digital Skill for Africa certification. He is also an MSMEs mentor with the Tony Elumelu Foundation. 

He is the convener of the Abuja Business Clinic, a platform that supports entrepreneurs and MSMEs to grow and scale their businesses through training, mentorship, and consulting.

He has been trained and certified by John C. Maxwell to Consult, Coach, Speak, Train on Business, Leadership and Personal growth through organized mastermind groups, workshops, seminars, keynote speaking, consulting, and coaching sessions, aiding participants’ personal, professional growth as an individual, Team or Organization to attain & achieve set goals & objectives.

As a practicing professional accountant with a 2nd class upper in accounting & an MSc in Business Management, coupled with his years of working experience in banking and the private sector. His the C.E.O of  Smile Planet Farms Limited  www.smileplanetf.com , and Smile Planet Facility Management Company Limited www.smileplanetltd.com,  He is the principal consultant at Business Structure Leadership & Management Academy (BUSLMA) www.mybuslma.com and convener of Smile planet Foundation www.smileplanetf.com

With over 13 years of experience as an accountant, he is currently the country accountant of a multinational construction company with its head office in Abuja, Nigeria.  Abraham has a deep understanding of financial management, accounting principles, and tax laws.

Abraham’s daily goal & objective is to guide/provide a measurable hands-on business solution to Micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) business owners on how to scale up Sales & Revenue, Strategically Structure /Restructuring their business model & enhance team performance for maximum productivity & profitability in line with their business vision and mission objectives.  


Gusi Tobby


Gusi Tobby Lordwilliams, popularly known as the LORD T of Impact, is a seasoned social impact strategist, with a specialization in helping thought leaders maximize their influence. Tobby has extensive social impact and volunteering experience in the International development sector of Nigeria. 

She started out her career in the sector as a volunteer and research Development Support Specialist with the United Nations Volunteers corp through Girl Hub Africa, where she was responsible for facilitating volunteers training and recruitment for organizations, providing direct demand-driven technical assistance and corporate social responsibility services to private sector-led firms in Nigeria. 

She is the Executive Director of Girl Hub Africa, Nigeria’s largest all female volunteering organization, that focuses on providing volunteering opportunities to young women where they gain meaningful experiences for gainful employment while bridging the gender gap. She has led over Ten thousand volunteers across Nigeria, within an astonishing two years of starting from different works of life; with more than Five thousand youths benefitting from this initiative through gainful employment.

Tobby holds a Master’s degree in Media and Communications from Nexford University Washington, an LLB in LAW from the University of Benin and is an alumni of the GOTNI leadership center. She is a communications expert, specialized in PR and Media relations, working across industries such as Finance, Fashion & Lifestyle, Social development, Telecomms, etc. 

She has won numerous awards, recently receiving an award as a top a 100 m o s t Influential Africans by the United Nations (MIPAD100), Winner Her Network Woman of the Year in Community service 2020, 100 most inspiring African Youths by the Positive Youth Africa forum 2019, Youngest Humanitarian of the year 2019 and the social media for good awards 2020 winner in the Random Acts of Kindness Category. She is committed to strengthening organizational systems, building capacity and fostering sustainable growth of young people through innovative volunteering and development support. In order to Break the Chain of the COVID-19 Infection, Tobby became a Community Immunity Ambassador. 

She has been in the frontline since the #Covid19 pandemic broke out in Nigeria, working to coordinate volunteers across various states to distribute relief materials for indigent communities. She is currently an Ambassador of the United Nations Volunteers, She Writes woman – a mental health advocacy platform and the Solutions17 for climate action Initiative – a United Nations SDGs action winner. Tobby enjoys connecting young people to local and global opportunities where they can excel in their careers, personal brands and their businesses. 

She has been in the frontline since the #Covid19 pandemic broke out in Nigeria, working to coordinate volunteers across various states to distribute relief materials for indigent communities. She is currently an Ambassador of the United Nations Volunteers, She Writes w omana mental health advocacy platform and the Solutions17 for climate action Initiative – a United Nations SDGs action winner. Tobby enjoys connecting young people to local and global opportunities where they can excel in their careers, personal brands and their businesses.

Temitope Olukunle


Temitope Olukunle is a visionary Global Talent Consultant and Multipreneur with a passion for empowering others to achieve their personal and professional goals. As an official member of the Forbes Coaches Council, Upwork Expert Vetted, Work Futurist, Development Sector Accelerator, Freelancing Career Coach and Author of several books, including “Unmute Your Mic,” “Get Productive,” and “Borderless Career,” she brings a multidimensional perspective to her work.

With a focus on freelance talents, young visionaries, upwardly mobile entrepreneurs, and innovators, Temitope has successfully trained over 4000 talents and counting on how to position themselves in the global economy, secure jobs online, level up their finance, start a side hustle, monetize their skills, and create a full-time digital career portfolio. Temitope’s life work is compressed into what she calls her 5M Pie of Expression: Money, Mission, Mastery, Meaning & Megamoves

As the founder and CEO of Outnovately Africa, an HR-tech startup, Temitope is committed to revolutionizing the global talent recruitment process, helping global enterprises and organizations with their talent acquisition needs. Her goal is to serve as a BRIDGE, connecting African Talents with Global Opportunities. Temitope is the Convener of the “Borderless Summit”, a yearly convergence that aims to shape culture and redefine narratives for African Talents. She is also the founder of the ‘University of Freelancing, a coaching, consulting and community for Freelancers and Remote Workers.

Temitope’s innovative approach and dedication to excellence have made her a sought-after speaker, mentor, and thought leader in the digital community. Her mission is to inspire and empower others to unlock their full potential and achieve their wildest dreams.

Temi is a Fellow of the Institute of Management Consultants, a Certified Management Specialist from the London Graduate School, an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management, and a Certified SAFe Scrum Master. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Ekiti State University and a Master’s Degree in Diplomacy and Strategy from the University of Lagos, and also a Board of Director at Rotary International.

Dr. Javnyuy Joybert


Dr. Javnyuy Joybert (Mr. Remarkable) is a highly accomplished young business and productivity speaker, trainer, consultant, and entrepreneur with over a decade of experience. He has received 35 international awards and has worked with individuals and corporate structures in multiple countries including USA, UAE, South Africa, Kenya and more. He uses his expertise and refined skills to empower his audience and clients with practical solutions and tools they can use to achieve peak performance in their businesses and personal lives.

Dr. Joybert’s expertise is vast and varied, encompassing everything from strategy and execution to process creation and implementation. He has a wealth of knowledge when it comes to employee essential skills, business start-up and expansion, personal and team productivity, market entry and dominance, digital transformation, and the future of work. In addition, he is well-versed in the organizations of the future. All of these areas of expertise make him uniquely qualified to help you and your business achieve success. So, if you want to take your business to the next level, Dr. Joybert is the perfect choice.

Javnyuy is the CEO of COSDEF Group LTD, a service-based business with 17 employees and subsidiary operations in financial services, corporate training and consulting, skills training and recruitment services, technology, and investment advisory services. He is also the founder and executive president of The Center for Entrepreneurship, Leadership, and Business Management Development (CELBMD) Africa, an accredited international center that offers professional skills training and development for CEOs, mid-level executives, entrepreneurs, leaders, and young professionals. Founded in 2012, CELBMD Africa has trained and certified over 25,000 individuals in 27 countries through both virtual and in-person instructor-led sessions.

Javnyuy is the founder and president of Peak Performers University (PPU), an online institution dedicated to personal and professional development for the African youthful population. PPU provides learners with the knowledge, skills, and resources they need to become peak performers in the marketplace. Founded in 2021, the platform has already attracted over 5,000 learners.

Javnyuy is equipped with world class skills by global institutions; he is a certified lean strategist by The Hudson Strategic Group Atlanta, Leading Change expert by The Institute of Continuing Education – The University of Cambridge, MBA in Human Resource Management from Rome Business School, Certified Essential Skills Trainer by The International Research & Exchanges Board USA, Certified KAIZEN Quality & Productivity Improvement Consultant, Certified Robotic Process Automation Business Analyst by TECHCANVASS Academy India, Enterprise Design Thinking (IBM) Practitioner, Certified SAFe Scrum Master, Certified Master Life Coach (Life Coach Certification, Goal Success Coach Certification, Life Purpose Coach Certification, Happiness Coach Certification) by Transformation Academy Florida, Certified Business Consultant by US Institute of Diplomacy and Human Rights Washington, DC and holds a Doctorate in Business Administration with Specialization in Entrepreneurship & Investments from Kesmonds International University (KIU) America. 

Javnyuy is a highly accomplished and recognized individual, having received numerous awards and accolades such as the Queen’s Young Leader Award Runner-Up, the 2018 Mandela Washington Fellow at Clark Atlanta University USA, the 2018 and 2020 Class of 100 Most Influential Young Africans, the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur 2019, the OBAMA Foundation African Leader, the YALS 2019 Young African Entrepreneur of the Year, the Masters’ Mind Africa Awards Speaker of the Year 2020, a Forbes Business Council Nominee in March 2020, an Edvocate Leadership Award Winner in 2022, and a member of Conference Speakers International South Africa. He is also an expert member of the IBF International Consulting group and an associate member of the International Association of Innovation Professionals.

Javnyuy Joybert is a renowned global thought leader, having been recognized by Thinkers360, the largest and premier marketplace for thought leaders and influencers based in Dallas, Texas, as one of the Top 100, Top 50, Top 25, and Top 10 thought leaders in the fields of business continuity, business strategy, change management, organizational culture, digital transformation and disruption, the future of work, human resource management, entrepreneurship, and business leadership. His work has been published in various business magazines across Europe, North America, and Africa.

Cena Martin


Cena Martin is the Founder & CEO, Hire Great Help Inc, United States. She is a Producer, Author, Workforce Development & Team Operations Expert, and Mom of 2 boys.

Her company Hire Great Help, Inc helps solopreneurs hire their first team members so they can build a multi-six figure service based business in 12 months. She started her business at rock bottom – becoming homeless at the age of 23 and building a six-figure online business with just 1 virtual assistant by the age of 27.

Her insight and coaching genius has been featured in places such as Bloomberg Businessweek, Fox News, CBS, NBC, Shoutout Colorado, and Authority Magazine.

Mabel Okpaefi

Manager, Capacity Building, Certification & Standards Directorate, CIBN.

Mabel Okpaefi is a highly experienced Learning & Development (L&D) professional with over 8 years of active work in the knowledge space. Currently serving as the Manager – Head of the Student Affairs Unit in the Capacity Building, Certification & Standards Directorate at the Chartered Institute of Bankers of Nigeria (CIBN). She has made significant achievements and contributions in the Institute by driving various Industry-wide capacity building

Mabel’s profile highlights her as a resourceful Learning & Development Manager who excels in designing, developing, and managing learning programmes. She is dedicated to building capacity and making the workforce resilient to the rapid pace of global transformation. Mabel’s approach is bespoke and encompasses a unique mix of strategies, budgets, technologies, and a strong emphasis on diversity and inclusivity.

Her expertise includes programme management, training solutions development, change management, research, technical writing, curriculum development and instructional design amongst others.

Mabel holds an MBA from the Quantic School of Business & Technology in Washington D.C. She also possesses an M.Sc. in Finance from the University of Lagos and a B.Sc. in Banking & Finance from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. Her educational background is complemented by a Diploma in Information Technology.

She enjoys the learning space and vividly describes herself as a “Lifelong Learner”.

Fii Stephen Michael

Growth Marketing Manager

As a Growth Marketing and Digital Marketing Professional, Fii Stephen helps brands within and outside Africa build digital assets, strategies, and marketing campaigns for peak profitability. This way, he lives out his passion to enable organizations maximize digital tools and platforms.

Fii is one of the Facebook Certified Digital Marketing Associates in West Africa. He is also a Facebook-certified Media Buying Professional,  Discovery Commerce Specialist, Community Manager, Media Planning Professional, and Lead Trainer. He is a Linkedin certified Marketing Insider, a certified Social Media Marketing Strategist by Hubspot Academy, a google certified digital marketer, a certified British Project Management Professional (BPMP 1 & 2), and a SMEDAN-certified Business Development Service Provider. 

Fii believes strongly that digital tools can help people and businesses become more productive and profitable. This is why, over the last 12 months, he has trained over 1500 people on digital marketing, digital product creation, branding, and digital productivity. He was awarded the YALI Star of Business as an outstanding participant of the USAID and Mastercard foundation-sponsored Young African Leaders Initiative regional leadership program, in Accra, Ghana.

With over six years of experience under his belt, Fii has developed skills in expert digital marketing, leadership, web development, goal-setting, financial management, project management, business growth, and technical consultation.

He is an alumnus of Digital Entrepreneurship from the Facebook Nigeria-sponsored Fate Foundation AEP program. He is also an alumnus of Entrepreneurship and Business Finance from Kaduna Business School, a beneficiary of the Facebook Developer circles scholarship and the Udacity Mobile Web specialist scholarship. 

Fii identifies with the 8th sustainable development goal of the United Nations; “to create decent work and Economic growth”. He is a Project lead at Elisha Mamman International, an organization committed to leading and inspiring young people around the globe toward intentional living; through its platform, The Winning Mindset.

Fii is also the founder of the Digital Business Circle, a tech based platform for empowering business owners with resources and tools for growth. Bootcamps hosted by the circle has directly over 400 business owners in 5 cities in Nigeria.

In 2020, Fii continued his growth journey as a beneficiary of the Harvard Business School online scholarship.