Co-creation Hub appoints new Managing Director

(Lagos, 14 December 2023) โ€“ Co-creation Hub (CcHUB), Africaโ€™s largest innovation center, proudly announces the appointment of Ojoma Ochai as its new Managing Director. This strategic move follows the former CEO, Bosun Tijaniโ€™s commendable transition to serve as the Minister of Communications, Innovation, and Digital Economy of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Ochai, previously the Managing Partner at the Creative Economy Practice of CcHUB, has been an influential figure in cultivating Nigeriaโ€™s burgeoning creative industries. Her leadership and expertise in fostering innovative solutions within the creative economy have been integral to the practiceโ€™s success.

With almost 20 years of progressive experience in the creative and technology sectors, Ojoma Ochai has emerged as a pioneering force, spearheading groundbreaking initiatives that have propelled Africa’s creative industries to new heights.

“We are delighted to have Ojoma step up as the new Managing Director of CcHUB. Her commitment to achieving social change through innovation and creativity is key to what CcHUB represents,โ€ says Funke Opeke, Chairperson of the CcHUB Board. Her proven track record and strategic leadership are exactly what CcHUB needs to continue building on our mission of contributing to African prosperity through innovation.”

CcHUB is on track for growth to foster stronger partnerships with CcHUBโ€™s wide range of collaborators, strengthen its Pan-African footprint, and deepen its impact in supporting the continentโ€™s innovation ecosystem as Ojoma Ochai enters into her new position as the Managing Director.

For additional details on Co-creation Hubโ€™s initiatives and the impact we strive for, please visit our website at https://cchub.africa/

About Co-Creation Hub

Co-creation Hub is Africa’s leading technology innovation ecosystem builder on a mission to accelerate the application of science, technology, and social capital for economic prosperity across Africa.  In 2010, we started out as Nigeria’s premier innovation center dedicated to accelerating the application of social capital and technology for economic prosperity in Nigeria. We have since grown our physical presence to six cities (Lagos (Nigeria), Abuja (Nigeria), Ijebu-Ode (Nigeria), Kigali (Rwanda), Nairobi (Kenya) and Windhoek (Namibia)) across Africa and we work closely with stakeholders – including entrepreneurs, civil society organizations, government and private sector to identify and nurture novel solutions to social challenges in Africa

Our mandate is to build a formidable innovation ecosystem with a deeply rooted network, cultivating strategic partnerships and practical industry know-how that can support entrepreneurs and innovators in building thoughtful, relevant, and scalable solutions.