Google’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Sundar Pichai, on Monday welcomed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to the Googleplex.
TheNewsGuru reports the Googleplex is the corporate headquarters complex of Google and its parent company Alphabet Inc.
It is located at 1600 Amphitheatre Parkway in Mountain View, California, United States, near Silicon Valley’s capital San Jose.
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— Bashir Ahmad (@BashirAhmaad) July 10, 2018
Osinbajo is visiting the U.S., leading a public-private sector collaborative investment roadshow.
Determined to promote tech innovation & the entertainment industries in the country, VP Osinbajo would soon be leading an investment roadshow to 2 US cities to showcase the overall improvements in Nigerian business environment to entrepreneurs, investors and business leaders
— Laolu Akande (@akandeoj) July 7, 2018
Pichai expressed excitements at the Vice President’s visit.
“Happy to welcome the Vice President of Nigeria @ProfOsinbajo to the Googleplex today – great to chat with him about the opportunities of Nigeria’s digital economy,” the Google boss took to his Twitter handle to say.
Also, Osinbajo had visited business and employment-oriented service, LinkedIn, also in the Silicon Valley.
Himself and LinkedIn co-founder, Allen Blue engaged in a fireside chat with about 400 Africans in Silicon Valley.
At the Fireside chat with Allen Blue, Co-Founder of LinkedIn, I described the role the role of the recently inaugurated Technology and Creativity Advisory Group to drive policy in tech innovation and entertainment. pic.twitter.com/vp2O7Lm1ID
— Prof Yemi Osinbajo (@ProfOsinbajo) July 10, 2018
At the fireside chat, Osinbajo said, considering groundwork going on in Nigeria in technology, the 4th industrial revolution might well be a Nigerian revolution.
The discussion was focused on bridging the gap between tech companies in Silicon Valley and highly qualified talent in Africa.
There were over 20 important US tech related investors in a room in one of Osinbajo’s meetings in Silicon Valley.