Group Managing Director, CEO, CWG PLC
James Agada is a highly innovative and versatile technology expert. He holds both a First Class Degree and a Master’s Degree in Electronic Engineering, with specialization in Digital Systems, from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka. He also holds an MBA from the International Graduate School of Management (IESE), Navara, Spain.
James has vast experience in consulting, software development, implementation and support. He was pro term president, Lagos Chapter of the Nigeria Computer Society, and was conferred as one of the ‘Nigeria’s Top 50 Tech-Titans’ in 2016 by Technology Africa.
Prior to his appointment as the Company’s Group, MD/CEO, James Agada was the Chief Technology Officer of the Company and was also in charge of the Company’s Research and Development unit. He was also the Executive Director overseeing the Company’s former software division, Expert Edge. He has won a number of awards and recognitions from reputable bodies like; Success Circle Africa for Entrepreneurial Excellence, Tech TV for Commitment to Development in ICT, AMLE’s 2016 winner of the ICT Personality Leadership Prize to mention a few.
He is an ardent reader of all forms of literature, always seeking for best methods of applying technology and spends a good deal of time writing articles to shape the minds of young entrepreneurs, towards thinking of applicable solutions that enable growth rather than wallow in the problems that abound. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Directors.