Ikechukwu Nnamani is a Mechanical Engineer with business interests in telecommunications, media, oil and gas, manufacturing, power and financial services. With a core vision of bridging the digital divide between nations, he integrates technologies for practical solutions. He has sat on the boards of Medallion Communications, Demadiur Systems, Galvazinc Technologies, Remoch, Nabado, Thub, Vermadek, Chiefsoft, Einnete Patramo, e-Digital, the Nigerian Internet Registration Agency, Association of Telecommunications Operating Companies and the Association of Interconnect Operating Companies.
Nnamani has great experience, acumen, principles, strategy, innovation, skills and insights. He serves as Silvertrust Media Group’s Strategy and Business Development Director in West Africa. He is an advisor to regulators in Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Uganda, Mozambique, Senegal and others. Nnamani received awards from Boeing Aerospace for his engineering work on the Crew Station Design; and from the US Navy Ballistics Submarine Unit for his work on the Umbilical Retract Mechanism. He helped design a semiconductor device and an all-optical router for Luxcore Networks in Atlanta. He also has tremendous cyber security expertise.
Under his supervision, Medallion’s data center is the most interconnected facility for all international submarine cables operators in West Africa. Google, Facebook, Orange and other ICT operators use it. It hosts the regional Internet exchange. He was the 2017 E-Payment Man of the Year, and got the Beacon of ICT Award, Africa Digital Award, graced the cover of the Top 20 CEOs edition of ICT Watch magazine; and was listed in the Top 100 ICT Contributors in 15 years. He holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering. He is married to Amaka and are blessed with Ike Jr. and Kayla. He receives the 2018 Enterprise Award at the Afroglobal Television Excellence Awards gala.