Charles Emembolu is an IT Architect, innovation ecosystem leader, a serial entrepreneur, mentor, connected thinker and talent developer.
He has consistently championed innovation and technology local talent development using a global market approach. He Co-Founded Roar Nigeria Hub, Nigeria’s first university-embedded, private sector-led technology incubator established in partnership with the University of Nigeria in 2016. With a decade of experience, he has founded and supported various technology and innovation-focused organizations
Together, TechQuest and Roar Nigeria have impacted over 45,000 young Nigerians through entrepreneurship support, business incubation, and digital literacy skills. Charles founded Crestsage Limited in 2010, an IT consulting firm delivering enterprise solutions for corporates, academia, and government.
Charles is a trained IT architect, certified project manager, and has attended academic programs at institutions like University of Nigeria, Lagos Business School, Lund and Harvard University. Charles is an investor, industry leader, and an international speaker, with several publications and articles. Currently, he serves as the Director for Partnerships and Board Chairman of Innovation Support Network (ISN) in Nigeria, a network of over 180 incubators, accelerators, and innovation hubs in Nigeria.