Samuel Parker Ekem
Samuel Parker Ekem has worked in the internet business for over 15 years. He has a broad range of experience as a web developer, business development executive, internet entrepreneur, and online community manager. He has also been deeply involved in the internet and web technology since the earliest days of the internet.
Samuel has been the Business Development Consultant for the Software Company Childnet Electronic Publishing and has guided them from a Garage Start-up to being a hugely successful software company winning multiple awards from the Government of Ghana and the World Bank.
He was a founding member of one of the early Internet Startups, CapeCoastOnline Ltd providing internet access to many companies in Central and Western regions of Ghana.
He again founded iWeb Solutions which provides web applications and social media solutions to many organizations.
As an Online Community Manager he founded and still manages many online communities including GHANA PROFESSIONALS NETWORK the #1 Linkedin group for Ghanaian Professionals and GHANA BUSINESS AND INVESTMENT NETWORK among others group with a combine membership of over 30,000.
As a social entrepreneur he co-founded Green Ghana Recycling an innovative startup providing SMS trading platform for plastic waste industry in Ghana the project was among the award winners of World Bank’s Ghana Innovation Marketplace 2009 waste management Business Competition.
He also helped organized and mentored at Bar Camps ( an unconference events for young entrepreneurs and innovators)
Samuel Parker Ekem is a member of Internet society of Ghana and UK