Chika Nwobi

Occupation: Businessman;

Position: Founder, CEO;

Company: Decagon;

Industry: Consult, Training, Software;

Residence: United States;

Nationality: Nigerian, American;

Chika Nwobi

Chika Nwobi

Chika Nwobi, is the  Founder and CEO of Decagon, since September 2018. He is also founder and CEO of L5Lab, a Nigeria based business incubator in the mobile Internet space.

Work Experience

  • Founder & CEO, Decagon
  • Founder & CEO, L5Lab
  • Venture Partner, Rise Capital
  • Co-Founder & Board Member, Cheki.com.ng
  • Co-Founder & Director, 440.NG
  • Founder & Chairman , CNMedia
  • Solution Consultant, Airtuit Inc
  • Software Engineer / Internship, Sprint
  • Software Engineer / Internship, Eastman Chemical Company

Board and Advisor Roles

  • Member Board Of Directors, Unilever
  • Membership Director - Lagos Chapter, Entrepreneurs' Organization
  • Investor & Board Member, Jobberman.com
  • Board Member, Cheki.com.ng

Accolades

  • He was part of the Nigeria 2025 Scenarios Team
  • Nominee for the Future Awards Entrepreneur of the Year and Young Person of The Year, 2007. 
  • He has been an invited speaker twice at the GSM Africa conference in Cape Town, South Africa.

Philanthropy, Community Service and Memberships

  • President/ Founder of East Tennessee State University Chapter, The Impact Movement

Education

  • Master of Science - MS, Software Engineering, University of Oxford, 2019
  • INSEAD, 2010
  • Tsinghua University
  • BA in Economics and a B.Sc. in Computer Science, East Tennessee State University, 2000
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