Our goal for the formation of Innovationbed Africa is to ensure our youths can take charge of future digital economy concerns – giving the current rough global survival terrain.

As states in Nigeria are beginning to realize they have to develop into smart, connected, communities taking advantage of the improving broadband infrastructure being rolled out by the Nigeria Communications Commission, NCC, Innovationbed Research intervention discovers that most of our public service space lacks the leadership WILL for technology and innovation adequate for a good decision-making process as well as generating competitive local content data to make governance ideal, smart, and reliable.

– Amos Emmanuel mNCS

Mr Emmanuel Amos, Chief Software Architect, Programos Software Group is a prolific value-driven e-content software developer and entrepreneur who has served as ICT backbone to numerous financial institutions in Nigeria including Rims Merchant Bank, Majestic Securities Limited, and Arbitrage Finance.

Amos Emmanuel hails from Essien Udim LGA of Akwa Ibom State, and innovated Nigeria’s multiple-award winning capital market software CloudIntegra and CiFixPro Back Office and Real-time stock (Bond, Equity and Derivatives) trading solutions for Nigeria and Ghana exchange dealers.  He is the Chairman ITAN (Lagos State Chapter).

Mr Amos Emmanuel, Chairman/Chief Software Architect for Programos Software Group is a prolific software designer and entrepreneur who has served as ICT backbone to numerous financial institutions in Nigeria with over 25 years’ experience, automating and maintaining more than 100 capital-market operator organizations across Africa with the flagship multiple award-winning CloudIntegraTM BackOffice Investment Software and the investor’s delight CiFiXProTM Equity and Debt Instrument Orders Management web and mobile trading solutions. 

A citation by Manufacturing Association of Nigeria while as Guest Speaker @ their Annual General Meeting

Programos in the new wave of evolving Fintechs manifestations, currently renews future innovation strategies on global initiative collaborations with multiple international organizations such as the UN World Summit Awards, , Global Digital Foundation,, the UN Infopoverty World Conference Initiative  and the SPACE4Nigeria as National Coordinator, 

Education and/or training

  1. Saint Paul’s Anglican Primary School, Ilupeju, Palmgrove, Lagos, NIGERIA
  2. Saint Finbarr’s College Akoka, Lagos, NIGERIA
  3. University of Lagos, Akoka, Lagos, NIGERIA

Membership, or affiliations

Programos Software Chairman, Amos Emmanuel, is Fellow, Institute of Information Management, IIM, an astute member of AIESEC Alumni Nigeria, AAN, with corporate membership of Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria, ISPON and Life member, Nigeria Computer Society, NCS.

He is Founder, Programos Foundation – a not-for-profit non-governmental organization, and services some 10-year old UN-based responsibilities on a voluntary basis for Nigeria: He is the National Coordinator for the UN ICT4SIDS (Computer-Aided Strategic Planning) SPACE4ICT Initiative and the UN World Summit Awards Eminent National Expert for Nigeria.

Amos Emmanuel who promotes Innovationbed Africa – a digital ecosystem initiative powering InnovationBed Africa Graduate Trainee Programme is a member of the Nigeria Computer Society, NCS and a pioneer member of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria, ISPON.


Global diameter of innovation has Africa doing so poorly at 5%, when Europe alone does 45%. – It is our aspiration to promote more continental collaboration among experts for an increased and qualitative participation from African countries to improve Africa’s share of the global innovation pie.

  • Amos Emmanuel.

Local Entrepreneurship Recognitions:


I am a professional programmer and have run my software development and technical support maintenance outfit (Programos Software Group) for more than 25 years and still defending same in Nigeria, Ghana. I authored the industry-standard CloudIntegra Software solution for real-time bond and equity instrument trading in use by Stock-market operators across some African Stock Exchanges. I also founded and manage a non-for-profit organization, Programos Foundation for more than 10 years developing a social innovation opportunity ecosystem for young people, offering digital transformation advisory technologies and tool-kits that rapidly uplift enterprises from brick-and-mortar fabrics into digital well-being maturity of the emerging world within and outside Nigeria – volunteering in numerous capacities with notable UN based agencies and global corporations for more than 10 years now.
Some of these include
1. As the Eminent National Expert on Innovation for Nigeria on the United Nations World Summit Awards.
Where I have raised the bars for Nigeria and Africa as a continue by improving our presence on the global innovation diameter within the 10 years:
2. As the Director Africa Global Digital Foundation  – a digital policy Think-Tank:
3 Member UN ICT4SIDS Working Group and coordinator for SPACE4ICT in Nigeria and related ICT4SIDS research pilots in Nigeria.

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