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Dr. Anderson Uvie-Emegbo

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Dr. Uvie-Emegbo is a Visiting Faculty of China Europe International Business School, a Visiting Faculty at Strathmore Business School, Kenya and a Resource Faculty at Lagos Business School, Nigeria. He is a Senior Faculty and Dean, Digital School at Star Sapphire.

Dr Anderson received his Bachelor in Medicine and Surgery (MBChB) degree from Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Nigeria. He is an alumnus of both IESE Business School, Spain and Lagos Business School, Nigeria. He has certifications in Customer Experience Management and Information Technology Business Management (ITBMC) from the W.P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University, USA and Belmont University, USA respectively. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Leading Innovation and Change from York St John University, United Kingdom. He has attended the Design Thinking Workshop at Harvard Business School as well as sessions in Kellogg School of Management.

Dr. Uvie-Emegbo teaches digital banking, digital business, doing business in Africa, competitive strategy, disruptive innovation, change management, transformational leadership, services leadership, retail strategy, product development, coaching and mentoring, healthcare leadership, crisis management, and stakeholder engagement to executives, senior leaders and managers of leading multinational firms focused on Africa as well as African headquartered firms operating in and expanding within and outside Africa. Such firms include First City Monument Bank, Barclays Bank, Ecobank, Stanbic, Guaranty Trust Bank, First Bank of Nigeria, United Bank for Africa, Zenith Bank, Access Bank, Sterling Bank, Diamond Bank Ghana Commercial Bank, Fidelity Bank Ghana, Databank, Equity Bank Kenya, Kenya Commercial Bank, Chase Bank Kenya, Central Bank of Nigeria, Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC), Old Mutual-UAP Insurance Kenya, Old Mutual Ghana, AXA Mansard, Cornerstone Insurance, Coca Cola East, West and Central Africa, Coca-Cola Ethiopia, MTN, Airtel, Safaricom, Vodacom, Vodafone Ghana, AutoXpress Kenya, UAC Group, Sarova Hotel Group Kenya and Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC).

Dr Uvie-Emegbo continues to serve as an independent quality assurance sounding board, in-house company business coach, retreat facilitator and keynote speaker. He has led executive retreats for the managing directors of the country subsidiaries of a number of banks in Africa. He has developed branchless banking and retail banking strategies for a number of leading Pan-African financial services firms. He is also an international conference speaker and has addressed Chief Executive Officers of the Top 100 Mid-Sized Companies in Kenya.

At the United Bank for Africa, where he served as the bank’s pioneer Group Web Strategist and pioneer Head of Web Management & E-Media, he won the top 3 project of the year award at its 2009 Annual CEO Awards. He also had a brief stint in ING Direct in Madrid. He has led the Digital Media, Digital Marketing and Crisis Management functions of First Bank of Nigeria, Pepsi Nigeria and Strathmore University, Kenya respectively. He is the Transformation Consultant to XDS Credit Bureau, the first and leading independent credit reporting agency in Nigeria as well Traders of Africa, a Pan-African e-commerce trade platform. In October 2017, he was appointed as a consultant to lead the first ever National Entrepreneurship and Innovation Programme (NEIP) of Ghana. Dr Anderson is also a past Executive Vice President, Chicago Institute of Business, USA. Anderson has worked and travelled extensively in Africa, Middle East, Europe and North America.

Anderson’s passions include writing, digital storytelling and videography (he has produced hundreds of short edutainment videos that have garnered almost 1.4 Million views on You Tube as at October 2017).

Prior to this period, Dr Anderson practiced medicine for 3.5 years.