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Accra 2018

November 4-7 2018

 

  • 20 international experts in entrepreneurship, innovation and IT meet for 3 days to evaluate the best digital solutions 2018 globally
  • unique global overview about digital innovation and start-ups from all over the world
  • selection of the 40 WSA Winners 2018
  • focus on innovation from Africa, by organizing a special jury session screening all African entries

 

 

 

 

The WSA Grand Jury is one of the most important meetings and events in the whole WSA process. Since 2003, WSA has united renowned  multimedia experts from all parts of the world - Africa, Asia, Australia and Oceania, North and Latin America, and Europe - to learn about and judge the best content and most innovative applications, forming a unique college of evaluation and knowledge.

The Grand Jury is a unique opportunity to learn the latest trends in each category and to get an overview about what is happening in terms of digital innovation on a global scale.

 

Grand Jury meetings took place in past years in Bahrain, Croatia, India, Abu Dhabi, Hong Kong, Estonia ,Azerbaijan and Berlin.

 

The Grand Jury meeting in Accra, Ghana is hosted by GCNet and organized in partnership with the Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative ‘Make-IT in Africa’ (GIZ) working on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ).

 

 

Video message by Dr. Nortey Omaboe, Executive Chairman of GCNet

 

 

 

More on the WSA Jury Process...

 

The WSA Grand Jury Meeting in Ghana is kindly supported by:

 

 

WSA GRAND JURY MEMBERS 2018

These are the Grand Jurors of the WSA Grand Jury 2018!

 

 

Dr. Astrid J. Scholz

Managing Partner and CEO

Sphaera

United States of America

Omri Boral

Co-Founder & Professional Director

Tech for Good

Israel

Jan Schwaab

Head of Programme Tech Entrepreneurship Initiative ‚Make-IT in Africa‘

GIZ

Germany

Ian Lorenzen

Executive Director and Partner

Growth Africa

Kenya/Denmark

Carolina Rossi

CEO

CoMedia

Chile

Tanja Wehsely

Vienna City Parliament and Social City Vienna

Austria

Gary Schwartz

Global Director

Location Based Marketing Association

Canada

Sachi Wickramage

Serial Entrepreneur

i4Tradies

Australia

Rudy Laddaga

Entrepreneur

Gnius Club

Mexico

Ralph Simon

Chief Executive & Founder

Mobilium International

United Kingdom

Osama Manzar

Founder & Director

Digital Empowerment Foundation

India

Witman Hung

President

Internet Professional Association

China

Peter A. Bruck

WSA Chairman

World Summit Awards

Austria

Shinta Dhanuwardoyo

CEO

Bubu.com

Indonesia

Badr Ward

CEO

LAMSA

Saudi Arabia

Manar Al Hashash

eContent Alchemist & Activist

Dot Design

Kuwait

Emmanuel Amos

Chief Software Architect / Ceo - Founder

mNCS, FIIM, Programos Software Group

Nigeria

Dorothy Gordon

Consultant

Technology for Development Consultant

Ghana