Foster Awintiti Akugri is the founder and president of the Hacklab Foundation. He is currently the Incubator Manager for the Stanbic Bank Incubator Ghana (SBIncubator Ghana), an initiative of Stanbic Bank Ghana Limited, a member of the Standard Bank Group. Foster also serves as a member of the Malaika Coalition, a committee mandated by the Africa Regional Strategy Group of the World Economic Forum to work on the Africa 4.0 Initiative. He was also listed among 30 under 30 Future of Ghana Pioneers Class of 2019 and was the youngest participant at the World Economic Forum’s 48th Annual Meeting, Davos, Switzerland in 2018. Foster has over seven years’ experience in entrepreneurship and business development and has worked with tech startups for the past four years, helping them develop MVPs and Product-Market fit strategies.
He is a passionate advocate who believes in harnessing STEM to advance development in Africa by ensuring greater participation by young people.
Current position: Incubator Manager, Stanbic Business Incubator