The Quartz Africa Innovators series is set to identify and highlight a set of impressive African thinkers annually.
Quoting Quartz Africa, “As with our inaugural 2015 list the innovators have been chosen for their groundbreaking work, thought-leading initiatives, and creative approaches to problems.”
Okechukwu Ofili, Founder, Okada Books, Writer and entrepreneur @ofilispeaks is among the few Nigerian icons on the list.
Ofili was appraised for his immense contribution to the literary sphere in Africa via his book publishing and reading app Okadabooks, which allows African writers publish their books online and sell to over 80,000 users on the app.
Also on the list are Iyinoluwa ‘E’ Aboyeji, Bilikiss Adebiyi-Abiola, Laolu Senbanjo, Gbenga Sesan and Kola Tubosun among others.
Source: Quartz Africa Innovators 2016 List.