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.
Gender: Male
Name of Spouse
Father's Name
Mother's Name
Working Experience

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

– 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.


[email protected]

Last Update

“Please send your updated CV to: [email protected]” – Editor

© Blerf

All entries available on this Website shall be updated from time to time in order to add, modify or amend the information or contents of an existing entry. Accordingly, no legal proceedings whatsoever shall be entertained by the biographer on account of any information deemed to be inadequate or incomplete.


We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.


©2024 Biographical Legacy and Research Foundation. Powered by 24hubs

Log in with your credentials

Forgot your details?