Lamine Michel SavanE
Former Head of League Operations at Basketball Africa League (BAL)
Lamine Michel Savané is a former professional basketball player and experienced sports executive. Mr. Savané was the Former Head of League Operations for the Basketball Africa League (BAL), a joint project between the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the International Basketball Federation (FIBA). He is the Founder, and General Manager of Vision 21 Sports Consulting His expertise in player development and understanding of the African basketball landscape has been integral to the league's success, helping to attract top talent.
Executive Chairman - ASCI (African Sports and Creative Institute )
Will Mbiakop has forged a career at the intersections of three of his passions: business, sports, and Africa, including his pride for his dual Cameroonian and Moroccan heritage and the African Continent.
Across circa ten years of leading Business Development for NBA Africa, he scored a major achievement leading a team that generated 70% of the organizations revenue, cultivating partnerships with top public and private organizations such as MTN, GE, OCP, AfDB, AFD.
Before the NBA, Will founded AMW Consulting Dubai, UAE, where he served as Executive Chairman. With a focus on sports marketing, media, events and sports tourism, AMW has established a solid reputation as the
sports business powerhouse of the Middle East and Africa region.
Film Director, Producer, Consultant and C.E.O at IronFlix Inc.
Lonzo Nzekwe is a Nigerian-Canadian filmmaker based in Toronto, known for creating transnational Nigerian content that explores the complexities of identity, immigration, and cultural displacement. He has won numerous awards, including Best Film at the Africa Movie Academy Awards, and contributes to the transnational Nollywood film industry.
Founder of Nandi Labs & Web3 Studio Partner at Passbook Ventures
Chinedu Enekwe is an entrepreneur, investor, securities attorney, and startup mentor who is passionate about using technology to promote diversity and inclusion in the tech industry. He is the co-founder of Nandi Labs, founder of Web3 Studio, and a partner at Passbook Ventures.
Founder & Executive Director at SEKBI LTD
Sekou Coulibaly is the Founder and Executive Director of SEKBI LTD, an African fashion brand that emphasizes sustainability and social responsibility. With a dedication to empowering African artisans and promoting economic development in local communities, his work at SEKBI LTD has made him an emerging figure in the African fashion industry.