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Tonye Membere-Otaji
Founder & CEO at


Tonye Membere-Otaji is the Founder and CEO of MVXchange, a maritime trade & logistics booking platform with an integrated finance solution for African businesses.

Prior to MVXchange, he spent half a decade as a Strategy Manager and a Chartering/Commercial Lead at Elshcon, a maritime logistics and engineering company. Before joining Elshcon, Tonye was the Creative Director & Co-founder of Membere and Longe, a design and technology startup based in Lagos.

Passionate about the blue economy and the role it plays in economic development, he founded MVXchange to facilitate the seamless movement of maritime trade and logistics on the African continent.

Agenda Sessions

  • Logistics and transportation