Leo Stan Ekeh

Leonard Stanley Nnamdi Ekeh (born February 22, 1956 in Imo State, Nigeria) is a Nigerian businessman.[1] He is the founder and chairman of Zinox Group. He is also the chairman of Konga.com.[2][3][4]

Leo Stan Ekeh
Leo Stan Ekeh
Leo Stan Ekeh
Born
Leonard Stanley Nnamdi Ekeh

(1956-02-22) February 22, 1956 (age 64)
Ubomiri Mbaitoli, Imo State, Nigeria
Occupation
  • Founder, Chairman and CEO of Zinox Technologies
  • CEO of Konga.com
Spouse(s)
(m. 1986)
Children5
Parent(s)Ihentuge Ekeh

Early lifeEdit

Ekeh was born in Ubomiri Mbaitoli, Imo State to a middle-class family with three brothers and two sisters. His mother was a dietitian, and his father was a nurse.[5][6]

EducationEdit

Ekeh attended Holy Ghost College, Owerri for his secondary education. During his early years, he wanted to own the biggest transport company in Nigeria.[7]

He later went to India for his university education, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in economics from Punjab University. Ekeh believes that studying in India was “a great turning point in my life because I found the economy of India a realistic economy”.[8]

Business careerEdit

Leo Stan Ekeh started Zinox Technologies Limited in 2001 to manufacture computers. He ensured that at launch Zinox Computers already had the WHQL certification, the first in sub-Saharan Africa, consolidated 5 years later with the attainment of the NIS ISO 2000: 9001 QMS Certification. In October 2013, the company announced the production of its computer tablet line named Zipad.[9] In February 2018, Ekeh's company Zinox acquired Konga.com from its owners buying 99% of the total company shares.[10][11][12]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Leo Stan Ekeh: Entrepreneur as a humanist". The Sun Nigeria. 2019-02-22. Retrieved 2019-05-24.
  2. ^ ""Konga Will Disrupt Nigeria's Health Sector in the Next 6 Months" - Leo Stan Ekeh". Technext. 2019-05-16. Retrieved 2019-05-24.
  3. ^ Partners, N. M. (2018-09-11). "Ekeh, Zinox boss, may retire in 2021". Nairametrics. Retrieved 2019-05-24.
  4. ^ "Konga achieves 97% same-day delivery". The Eagle Online. 2018-07-25. Retrieved 2019-05-24.
  5. ^ "Leo Stan-Ekeh". Nigerian Voice. Retrieved 2019-05-24.
  6. ^ "Leo Stan Ekeh and the Zinox revolution". BusinessDay Online, TV, and Podcast. 2014-07-29. Retrieved 2019-05-24.
  7. ^ "Leo Stan Ekeh: The Lion lives up to his name @60". News Express Nigeria. Retrieved 2019-05-24.
  8. ^ Nnadi, Chidi (2004-08-16). "You can't be 100% godly as a businessman in Nigeria – Leo Stan Ekeh, chairman, Zinox Computers". The Sun News On-line. The Sun Publishing. Retrieved 2008-01-14.
  9. ^ Steve, Edegbo (2013-11-02). "Zinox Launches Zipad Tablet PC's". Nigeria technology Hub. Nigeria Technology Hub. Retrieved 2013-11-15.
  10. ^ admin (2018-02-03). "Zinox Acquires Konga in Landmark Industry Deal". THISDAYLIVE. Retrieved 2019-05-24.
  11. ^ "Zinox acquires Konga in shock deal". Vanguard News. 2018-02-06. Retrieved 2019-05-24.
  12. ^ ""Konga Will Disrupt Nigeria's Health Sector in the Next 6 Months" - Leo Stan Ekeh". Technext. 2019-05-16. Retrieved 2019-05-24.