Elumelu, Kagame, Zuckerberg and other tech leaders gather in Paris to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron

24th May 2018 in
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Chairman, Heirs Holdings and Founder, The Tony Elumelu Foundation, Tony O. Elumelu joined President Paul Kagame and other top tech executives – including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, yesterday, May 23, 2018, for the Tech for Good Summit, convened by French President Emmanuel Macron. The Tech for Good Summit took place at the Elysee Palace in Paris, with 50 tech leaders in attendance.

 

 
Elumelu participated in his capacity as the Chairman of United Bank for Africa (UBA), the foremost pan-African bank with presence in twenty African countries, UK and the U.S. Macron used the summit to remind the gathered Silicon Valley leaders of their responsibility to consumers and the world, in the wake of the recent scandals that have rocked companies like Google and Facebook. He also reminded them that France is in favour of strong tech regulation.

 

A few notable invited guests: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi, IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich, Samsung President Young Sohn, and SAP CEO Bill McDermott, among others.

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