Crowdsourcing Week, the first global platform uniting thought leadership on collaboration and crowdsourcing, will bring its first event to Africa. In collaboration with Innocentrix, an innovation business and technology service company, CSW Summit Johannesburg will take place on June 23-24, 2016 to highlight the trends, best practices, and practical insights on crowd economy. The 2-day summit will be held in conjunction with the annual innovation conference, Innovation Live.

This two-day international summit aims to foster collaborative innovation and showcase regional talent and connect local innovators, businesses and global crowdsourcing experts to build a strong foundation for the future of Africa with the theme, “The Sharing Economy – Unlocking Africa’s Potential.”

“Crowdsourcing as an organisational tool can lead to disruptive business implications and transformative innovations across sectors that are important for Africa to thrive in the new digital economy,” says Epi Ludvik Nekaj, CEO and founder of Crowdsourcing Week.

CSW Summit Johannesburg is packed with insightful keynote presentations, panel discussions, and interactive sessions by Henra Mayer, CEO of Innocentrix, Epi Ludvik Nekaj, Founder and CEO of Crowdsourcing Week, Christophe Fauconnier, Founder & CEO, Innate Motion, Paul Niederer, CEO of ASSOB and COO of Crowdsourcing Week and among others to harness the best practices of crowdsourcing suitable for the African audience.

According to Henra Mayer, CEO of Innocentrix. “We need to be more practical and build networks that allow us to take advantage of our strengths and find the right people that can help us get to the next level. This is a great step in that direction. Innocentrix is thrilled to be part of Crowdsourcing Week and look forward to playing a role in bringing innovation to life on the African continent.”

Media Contact:

Maria Krisette Capati

Editorial Associate, Crowdsourcing Week

Innocentrix Contact:

Henra Mayer

CEO, Innocentrix

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