On Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 1 p.m. EST, the From The Corner Office Twitter Chat series continues with banking industry executive Anie Akpe, co-founder of IBOM L.L.C. and publisher of Innov8tiv magazine, who will share why global vision, tech savvy and entrepreneurial innovation are key characteristics of today’s CEO mindset. As a founder of IBOM L.L.C., Akpe aids small businesses around the world, particularly those owned by African entrepreneurs in the Diaspora. A native of Nigeria, she meshes her global experience with deft corporate skills to provide unique, results-driven services to her clients. Akpe will share insights with attendees on why a broader worldview is a valuable asset on the journey to their corner-office goals. Attendees of the chat can ask questions and join the conversation with the hashtag #BECornerOffice.
Akpe is a business professional and entrepreneur with more than 15 years’ experience in the banking industry. She currently manages a portfolio of more than $575 million serving as a vice-president. Innov8tiv (Innov8tiv.com) is a technology news site that highlights black people in tech in the U.S., U.K., the Caribbean, and Africa. Innov8tiv is a subsidiary of IBOM L.L.C., which adds to the company’s mission to not only advocate entrepreneurship among global professionals of color, but deliver dynamic tech information, resources, events, and media.
From The Corner Office, presented by BMW, is a multimedia initiative featuring articles, photo galleries, videos and digital/social media events produced by Black Enterprise. The channel is designed to appeal to ambitious entrepreneurs, executives, and professionals seeking a view from a position of power, from the perspectives of CEOs and other leaders currently at the top of their game. Visitors to From The Corner Office learn strategic insights and daily insider tips from entrepreneurs and trendsetters leading their fields, ranging from finance and media to technology and the arts, and practically every other industry.
Previous chats in the series featured actor, speaker/activist, and entrepreneur Lamman Rucker; entrepreneur, author, and early-stage investor Lauren Maillian Bias; Black Enterprise President and CEO Earl “Butch” Graves; and BCT Partners Chairman and CEO Randal Pinkett, Ph.D.