The Annual #YTech100 Is Tomorrow At The Social Media Week

Segun Agbaje, Managing Director of GTBank is Keynote Speaker at Social Media Week’s #YTech100The Managing Director of Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) Plc, Segun Agbaje has been announced as speaker for Social Media Week Lagos event #YTech100, an annual cocktail and networking event honouring the brightest and best in Nigeria’s technology eco-system.

Described by the Chairperson of #SMWLagos as “one of the programme’s biggest events”, this year’s edition will take place on Thursday, 25 February, 2016, at the Experience Stage, Landmark Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.

“It is imperative that the Nigerian tech market leverage opportunities for true local success and global competitiveness,” said Mr. Agbaje. “We are happy to partner with in creating a platform to showcase and honour some of Nigeria’s brightest innovators. Our sponsorship affirms our ardent belief in the immense potential of the Nigerian youth as a panacea for economic development”. He further stated that the theme of this year’s event resonates with the trajectory of the Bank in emerging from a leading financial institution in Nigeria to a globally renowned African brand committed to providing innovative solutions to its customers.

Themed, ‘Globalisation: Local Champions to Unicorns’, the event will also feature high-profile business leaders.

“It’s such an honour to have GTBank’s MD as keynote speaker at the #YTech100. Participants will have a rare opportunity to interface with, and learn from the driving force behind an institution that continues to innovate and push the boundaries of technology in delivering best in class services,” said Isime Esene, Managing Editor,

The event will be streamed online, with an integrated online audience, and a robust interactive session.

The event is presented by leading youth media company, Y!/ The company is part of the RED brand, the media group to reach and inspire the largest number of Africa’s youth at any time.
Registration for the event is ongoing at




About GTBank

Guaranty Trust Bank plc is a foremost Nigerian financial institution with vast business outlays spanning Anglophone/Francophone, West Africa, East Africa and the United Kingdom.
The Bank presently has an asset base of over 2.54 Trillion Naira, shareholders funds of over 385 Billion Naira and employs over 10,000 people in Nigeria, Cote d’Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Uganda and the United Kingdom.
The Bank has a strong service culture that has enabled it record consistent year on year growth in clientele base and key financial indices since its inception in 1990.
Guaranty Trust Bank is recognized as one of the most profitable and well managed financial institutions in Africa for providing quality service, ethics, professionalism, integrity, innovation and internationally accepted corporate governance standards.


About Y!/

Y!/ is a network of premium media brands – Y! TV, Y! Magazine,, Teen Y!,, Y! 2015, – committed to an evolving generation of Africans. Established in 2011, with a vision to provoke thought, inspire action and stimulate growth; it has become the leading media platform for young Africans with reach across West, East and Southern Africa, influencing policy, opinion and leading on issues across sectors with a focus on governance, culture and technology.