EKPONIMO, Oscar

Born 1986
Oscar Ekponimo is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Chowberry Inc, a technology driven social business that helps retailers cut food waste and improves food accessibility and affordability for households facing food poverty. He championed various innovative solutions, winning awards such as the International Telecoms Union (ITU) Young Innovators Award 2013 among others in recognition of his contribution in leveraging technology and enterprise to address local challenges in Africa.
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Founder&Chief Executive Officer, Chowberry; Executive Director, Gallery of Code; Member, Advisor Board, Digital Communities to Ars Electronica GmBH Austria

University of Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State; Enterprise Development Centre (EDC), Lagos Business Schoo, Lekki, Lagos State
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– Winner, International Telecoms Union (ITU) Young Innovators Award, 2013;
– Winner, Young Laureate Award, Applied Technology, 2016
– Recipient, Prestigious Rolex Award “for Enterprise in Applied Technology” by Rolex Watch

Oscar Ekponimo was named in Time Magazine’s list of 10 Next Generation Leaders for the impact of Chowberry Inc. In 2017, he was also named in the Bill Gates supported list of top 30 African innovators by Quartz Media as well as the BBC Top 10 Innovators of 2018.

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EMAIL:
oscarekponimo@gmail.com

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