Nkemdilim Begho

Nkemdilim Begho, often hailed as the “leading lady” of Nigeria’s IT sector, is credited with establishing one of the country’s premier IT service companies.

Having pursued her education in bioinformatics in Germany, Nkemdilim serves as the founder and managing director of Future Software Resources, known as Futuresoft, positioning herself as one of the few women leaders in the industry. Upon her return to Nigeria, she took the helm of a business originally founded by her renowned father, Chris Uwaje. Under her leadership, the company underwent a transformation, rebranding and shifting its focus to offer an array of online services, including website design, IT security, web hosting, and online social media management, alongside e-learning platforms tailored for students. Nkemdilim’s passion for education shines through in Futuresoft’s commitment to providing cutting-edge e-learning services, reflecting her dedication to leveraging technology for educational advancement.

In addition to her professional endeavors, Nkemdilim embraces the role of motherhood, raising and nurturing a teenager alongside her impactful contributions to the Nigerian IT landscape.

Job: Founder and Managing director of Future Software Resources—or Futuresoft
Location: Nigeria
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