Ndubuisi Ekekwe is the founder of the non-profit African Institution of Technology. Dr. Ekekwe, featured in Marquis’ Who’s Who in America, is the Chair of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical & Electronics Engineers) Boston GOLD Executive Committee. An inventor, he developed microchips used in minimally invasive surgical robots and has authored many journal and conference papers. Dr. Ekekwe has organized more than thirty five seminars and workshops on technology design, innovation and diffusion across Africa for schools, small firms and governments. He is the General Chair of the Africa-wide Microelectronics & Entrepreneurship Rainfall School and the Tech Business Plan Competition to be held in Nigeria in 2011.