Our Mentors

Benefit from the wisdom of local leaders.

Finding good mentors is essential and can significantly increase your startup’s chances for success. NVIT’s highly experienced team of mentors can help you determine if your ideas have value and, if so, help you and your team formulate and execute your business plan.

Our mentors will share their knowledge and experience, assisting you as you strive to build a successful business.


We thrive on kind people who work smart, efficiently and agilely, always finding ways to do more with less.

Chris Oglaza CTO with over 20 years of experience in software development covering all sector and industries. Superior expertise with agile development methodologies and product life cycle automation. Chris holds MSc Computer Science and PhD in Economics (Wroclaw University) Experience: Head of Software Development (Lafiya Telehealth), CTO (VoipSwitch Inc)
Marine Houmeau Passionate about creating new, large-scale, multi-country programs, and innovating to better serve beneficiaries. Education: Foreign Languages and International Relations (Universite Bordeaux Montaigne) Experience: Regional Program Lead, AWS re/Start Africa (Amazon Web Services). Reginal Program Lead (Generation)
Gebre Biz Customer obsessed builder with a penchant for delighting customers. Education: Bachelor’s Degree, Finance (Washington state University), Experience: Senior Technical Program Manager (AWS). Digital Transformation Advisor (Above the Cloud Consulting LLC). ocused on growing the AWS footprint in sub-Sahara Africa through Partners.
Osai Osaigbovo Highly accomplished and innovative Technology Leader who has 18+ years of experience in the IT industry. Executive Director Machine Learning Engineering,CT & Engineering Leader (AI/ML) at JPMorgan Chase & Co. Education: Machine Learning (Cornell University) Experience:

Meet our Mentors

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Nsikak John Country Manager at Elev8 Education, Nigeria.
Colette Turner Recruiter at YouTube, USA.
Howard Anglin Founder at QuatroXi . CIO at Conscious market Group. Technical Advisor at UBTS International Inc, USA.
Devonte Sykes Digital Cloud Solution Architect at Microsoft, USA. CEO at Doyen Solutions Group, USA
Aladi R. Akoh Cyber Security Engineer at Rio Tinto, USA.
Abiodun Olatunji Azure Cloud Specialist- Data, Analytics & AI Solution at Microsoft USA
Ngô (Casper) Thành Lê Technical Consultant at revica.org. President at HiveTech, Vietnam.
Alana Schwartz Sourcing Specialist, Cloud at Google, USA.
Paul Venditti Senior Recruiter / TA Business Partner at Irocker Inc, USA.
Israel Ogbole Principal Product Manager at Elastic UK -
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