Oswald Guobadia

Managing Partner, DigitA Africa
WABF Speaker - Oswald Guobadia
Oswald Osaretin Guobadia, a seasoned technology and business transformation leader, has over 25 years of impactful experience in private and public sectors across Africa and the USA. His journey, from pioneering infrastructure design to federal policy development, has led him to his current role as Managing Partner of DigitA. As Former Senior Special Assistant on Digital Transformation to the President of Nigeria, Oswald drove the groundbreaking Nigeria Startup Act (NSA), shaping the nation's tech ecosystem. He co-founded DBH Africa, a market leader in West African Infrastructure. With roles at UBA Group and Goldman Sachs, Oswald's track record in delivering strategic initiatives is stellar. He holds a Master's in Telecommunications/Computer Science and a bachelor’s in biology. Oswald's thought leadership shines through his authored publications, and he champions innovation and entrepreneurship as a Board Member at EdoInnovates. 

Panels involved in

Panels involved in

Africa's Rising Giants: The Growth and Resilience of the African Startup Ecosystem

Breakout session 1
Grand panel
3:00 pm
Jon M. Huntsman Hall
Explore the dynamic African startup ecosystem and its role in driving global economic growth