Under the Patronage of
Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai
Kenechi has been a telecoms and IT industry analyst for more than 12 years, leading research across
a wide range of topics, including tech innovation, 5G, AI, IoT and Big Data. In his current role, he is
responsible for producing insights and in-depth reports on key industry trends and developments
across emerging regions, particularly Africa, the Middle East and Southern Asia.
Kenechi speaks regularly at industry events and provides media commentary on key issues within
the telecoms and IT ecosystem. Kenechi joined the GSMA in 2014, after previous roles at BMI
Research (now Fitch Solutions) and Euromonitor International. He holds a Bsc in Mathematics from
the University of Benin and a Masters in International Business (with Distinction) from the Grenoble
Graduate School of Business.
10:00 - 13:00
FC Workshop 1 (GSMA) - Future Cities: Emerging Technologies, Innovation and Investment Trends