Iteam Solutions CEO, Christian Landgren weighs in on breaking free from digital legacies
20 November 2019 | 3:57 pm
In an interview with CNBC Africa’s Christy Cole, The Founder and CEO of Iteam Solutions, Christian Landgren weighed in on the debate around data sharing, privacy and innovation. While speaking on the sidelines of the Nigeria Digital Economy Summit, he discussed the need for countries to break free from digital legacies.
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