ManCrushMonday: Gossy Ukanwoke, Founder, BAU R&D and President of Edutech.
Gossy Ukanwoke is the Founder, Beni American University BAU R&D and President of EduTech.
Edutech is an education technology company focused on helping African universities take their on-campus degree programs online through the implementation of the very best of technology.
He is also the Chairman of Alistair Maine Group.
AMG delivers top quality lifestyle, hospitality and leisure experiences centered on the shorelines of the Atlantic Ocean, Creeks and Lagoons in Nigeria.
Gossy graduated with the highest distinction from the American University of Cyprus with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Information Systems.
EduTech has taken programs from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ahmadu Bello University and others online through its platform, reaching thousands of students in Undergraduate and Graduate Programs.
He has worked with African governments on the development of policies to assist in creating better access, quality and relevance of learning in higher education institutions.
As an advisor to a number of young entrepreneurs, startups and businesses, Gossy has successfully helped to develop businesses that are providing real solutions to problems.
His work has been profiled by the World Bank and on CNN, Forbes, Harvard Business School, Forum for Growth and Innovation, The Huffington Post and more.
In June 2015, he was a winner of the Accelerating Entrepreneurs category – World Entrepreneur of the Year, by the advisory firm Ernst and Young.
In March 2016, He was a finalist on the Young CEO of the Year 2016 award by the Africa CEO Forum.
In June 2016, Qatar Foundation named Gossy as one of the 50 Global Makers and Shakers of EdTech.
In April 2018, he was named one of Africa’s 30 Most Promising Young Entrepreneurs In Africa 2018.
Shalom MFB celebrates Gossy for his tremendous support and contributions to the growth of education technology.