By Amechi Obiakpu
Former COO and Co-Founder of GetRates, Nelson Ochonogor has launched DigiCulture Consulting, as the firm joins the growing Nigeria’s technology industry with a clear cut focus of making a difference in the ecosystem.
DigiCulture is a technology consulting start-up and advisory services outfit that specializes in the birthing of start-ups, platforms and applications for business growth and inclusion.
It plays within the tech ecosystem with particular focus in helping decision makers in SMEs, MSMEs, Retail, Corporate & Government institutions understand how electronic/digital business can help drive inclusion, automate processes, identify risk, grow revenue and ensure proper ease of doing business.
Founder and Chief Executive Officer, DigiCulture Consulting, Nelson Ochonigor, is a Business tech expert who brings to bear over 19 years of experience.
His professional experience spans across Banking Solutions and Products, Digital and Electronic payments/Solutions, consulting, Real estate, Innovation and Strategy.
Nelson is a passionate training facilitator and creates an excellent understanding of the digital industry. He confidently works you through the processes from stage to stage.
According to Ochonogor, DigiCulture Consulting is coming to make little differences that will create huge impact within the industry.
“For us at DigiCulture, we are critical thinkers and result-oriented individuals who can apply extensive knowledge of the industry to generate revenue streams & profit, growth opportunities through the adoption of our several propositions, strengthen compliance & drive innovation by taking advantage of technologies to support your objectives,” he said.
A graduate of Yaba College of Technology and a Post graduate alumnus of ESUT Business school and University of Education, Winneba, Ghana. He further studied Digital platform Transformation and Strategy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Boston USA.
Prior to now, he consulted for Chedda (a start up digital bank arm of Support MFB) as the Chief Digital Officer and Vale (a CBN licensed Investment company).
He was a co-founder at GetRates, a startup and has worked in several Banks where he led various teams in the electronics and Digital Banking division among which are Access Bank, Heritage Bank and FCMB.
He sits on the advisory board of a number of tech start-ups.
Nelson was listed and recognised as one of the top tech entrepreneurs in Nigeria by ThisDay newspaper in 2020 He was also a member of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Payment System Vision (PSV) 2020 sub-committee.