Dr. Anthony Nwosu
Dr. Anthony Nwosu
Dr Anthony Nwosu is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Astongate Consult. He had previously worked as the founding Managing Director of Global Access Technologies Ltd, after more than a decade sojourn at Telnet Nigeria Limited. At Telnet, he worked in various capacities such as Project Engineer, General Manager, Enterprise Systems, and General Manager, Business Development. Prior to joining Telnet, he worked briefly as an engineer with the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) and PZ Industries Plc. He has been involved in several ICT projects including the design and implementation of wide area network systems involving satellite links, radio and cable infrastructure for corporate organizations, including banks and oil companies, as well as deployment of microwave, base station systems and alternative power systems for telecom operators. His core skills include systems planning and design, project management, training, research and development, operations management, business strategy, entrepreneurship coaching and mentoring, technology and business consulting.
Dr. Nwosu has a strong passion for the development of the ICT sector in Nigeria, which has made him play key roles in ICT service delivery and advocacy. He has served the Association of Telecommunications Companies of Nigeria (ATCON) in several capacities, including being the immediate past First Vice President. He was the Chairman, ATCON Code of Ethics Committee that produced “ATCON’s Code of Ethics for Professional and Business Conduct” in 2015. He also served as the Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission’s Inter-Agency Committee of Professionals to Assess Telecommunications-Based Innovations from the Academia in 2015. In August 2017, he served as a member of the Lagos Business School Working Group on Market-Enabling Digital Financial Services (DFS) Policy and Regulation. He is currently a volunteer ‘Expert-in-Residence’ at the Entrepreneurship Development Centre (EDC), Pan Atlantic University, where he mentors upcoming entrepreneurs on part-time basis. Dr. Nwosu is also a board member of Africa Information & Communication Technologies Alliance (AfICTA).
He holds a B.Eng.(Electrical Engineering) from the University of Nigeria Nsukka, M.Sc. (Electrical Engineering) from the University of Lagos, MBA from IESE Business School, University of Navarra, Barcelona, and Doctor of Business Administration (Information Systems Management specialisation) from Walden University, USA. He is a registered engineer with COREN, and a member of The Nigerian Society of Engineers, The Nigerian Institution of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, and the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, USA. Dr. Nwosu also holds the project management professional (PMP) certification of the Project Management Institute, USA. He is an alumnus of the Lagos Business School, and he is happily married with children.