Uzoma james

Regional Manager, West Africa

Uzoma (Uzo) James is a highly accomplished professional currently serving as the West AfricanRegional Manager at Yellow Card. Since joining the company in 2019, she has been instrumental in driving the company's growth and success.

During her tenure at Yellow Card, Uzo spearheaded the successful relaunch of the Yellow Cardapp in Nigeria, as well as its subsequent launch in Uganda and other West African markets. Her strategic efforts significantly boosted brand awareness and led to a substantial increase in user adoption. Through her extensive experience, profound knowledge, and unwavering dedication, she sets the standard for operational excellence in her region.

Prior to joining Yellow Card, Uzo worked and made notable contributions on the Google digitalskills project at Haptics Nigeria, expanding the team to the Eastern, southern and northern regions of Nigeria. She also worked as a regional program assistant on the Andela Learning program overseeing program managers to ensure 2000+ participants complete their learning. She also worked as a Performance campaign marketing manager driving KPIs and excelling in Lead generation.

Throughout her career, Uzo has honed her expertise in Strategic Planning, Project Management, Team Leadership, and Problem Solving. Her dedication to professional growth is evident through her academic achievements, including a Bachelor's degree in Bio Systems Engineering, a professional certificate in marketing from the Digital Marketing Institute, and her current pursuit of a course in Business Intelligence and Data Analysis.

With an impressive track record and a diverse skill set, Uzo James continues to be a driving force in the success of Yellow Card and a valuable asset to the West African business landscape.

10:40 - 11:25

Day 1

Panel: Building the next generation of African Web3 products

What would the next generation of Web3 products be like and what would it take to build them?

Emerging Tech/Web3 + Workshop stage