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Richard Tanksley

Senior Vice President of Special Projects
Rich Tanksley is the Senior Vice President of Special Projects for the Nigerian/American consulting firm NeuBridges. He has helped start and run a 3D printing and entrepreneurship training program for a corporate client in Lagos. He is also an official brand ambassador and former CEO of Pulse Nigeria. Rich has been in the tech startup space in West Africa for 5 years, having started, advised or been involved in more than 2 dozen startups. He ran Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology in Ghana for 3 years as senior faculty. He was also the Africa director for Seedstars. Prior to Africa, Rich helped start and grow companies on 4 continents. Rich is from the United States and holds a degree in Journalism from the University of New Mexico. In his free time he likes to run, practice martial arts, cook, and eat. He has also been in 3 Nollywood movies and plays Josef in the TV show Husbands of Lagos, now in its 4th season.

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Wednesday, September 27