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TAN August Event: Creating Strategic and Tactical Solutions for African Businesses with the Aim of Meeting Organization Goals

Program Description

  • Date: Thursday, August 23, 2012; 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

  • Venue: Fenwick and West LLP, 801 California Street, Mountain View CA 94041

  • RSVP via Evite: TAN August Event

    Entrepreneurship in Africa has an opportunity to change global economies by focusing on smaller businesses and local deliveries of products that can be networked to behave with equal speed, agility and capabilities of any larger company because of instant globalization and Android Smart Phones. End-to-end results for local manufacturing and/or distribution can grow reliably while meeting the needs of upward growth into larger economies within and outside of Africa. Building reliability into your product requires a strategic position to build reliability into your company.

    Incubators for local businesses and local products can produce ultra-capacitors, batteries, recycling plants, bicycles, solar products, furniture, oxygen generators, or higher tech products such as carbon fiber and nanotube technology using organic sources such as wheat husk or other bio waste and bio fuels themselves can be also help building materials. Even software tools for teaching provide local opportunities while reducing fossil fuel consumption by 10% to 25% using local businesses. To build locally, one must reach global reliability capability efficiently and effectively. Adopting and exceeding global standards places you instantly at or near the top of the competition. Reliability and uniqueness are two major differentiators for product success.

    Finding a global or local social compelling problem will position you quickly as a leader if you are lucky enough to have a solution. Changing the game or raising the bar using standards is the easiest way to win over the competition! Creating innovative tactical strategies for meeting goals require a creative and effective solution. Using an Ounce of Prevention Strategy that reviews strengths, opportunities, weaknesses and threats is the beginning of your journey to higher business enlightenment. Exploring Failure Mode and Effects Analysis brings you to even higher grounds of analytics for good business and risk management.


    These solutions will be discussed at the TAN August 23 Networking event.



  • Event Program Outline

  • 5:30 - 6:10 PM: Registration and Networking (Lite Snack and Drinks)
    6:10 - 6:20 PM: Introduction and Update on TAN - Paschal Iwuh, TAN CEO
    6:20 - 7:20 PM: Program Presentation
    7:20 - 7:50 PM: Q & A / Discussion Session
    7:50 - 8:30 PM: Networking, Networking, Networking.

  • James (Jim) R. Johnson - Brief Bio

  • Entrepreneurship in Africa has an opportunity to change global economies by focusing on smaller businesses and local deliveries of products that can be networked to behave with equal speed, agility and capabilities of any larger company because of instant globalization and Android Smart Phones. End to end results for local manufacturing and/or distribution can grow reliably while meeting the needs of upward growth into larger economies within and outside of Africa.

    This example was illustrated why James R. Johnson pulled together engineers from around the world to invent, develop and commercialize the first micro-interferometric array antenna technology for re-shaping cell phone energy away from the users head. This stops the head warming and gives twice the energy back for improving battery life, clarity and faster data speeds to the handset. After taking the technology to the FCC he challenged telecom industry exemptions and won along with the hard of hearing users throughout the world. The hard of hearing represents 10% of all users. His Vortis antenna improves cell phones for the hard of hearing and once fitted to a cell phone [by design] it will be the only antenna for improving performance, distance and clarity while reducing energy wasted to the users' head and increasing battery life.

    After building a global presence gaining niche testing and market analysis, Johnson has gathered his team to focus on Africa's emerging technology markets working with Green Technology and will be building first working prototypes for immediate distribution. He is now in early stage and working with partners in Africa along with discussions including seven African Telecoms for the next seven generations. Africa is the first indigenous nation and we are proud to launch Earth's First Green Phone to help do it right this time. They are calling his release "Earth's First Green Phone" and will work jointly with local branding groups.

    His technology inside a handset will reduce wasted energy loss by 30% or more thus making it the greenest technology in the world [focused 4 billion cell phones]. This Vortis makes other Green Technology Blue! His Ounce of Prevention Strategy for building reliability into the Vortis launch will demonstrate the value of reliability out the gate to help his small business take the strategic high ground as it has in China, Europe and India by working with the standards and customer requirements and then exceeding them or causing improvements and change to the standards.