Derrydean Dadzie

Derrydean Dadzie

Derrydean Dadzie

CEO - Heritors Labs Ltd

Derrydean Dadzie is a powerhouse in African technology, leading the charge in Science, Technology, Innovation, and Research (STIR). Renowned for his expertise in Fintech and Digital Transformation, his remarkable 15-year career positions him as an undisputed authority and visionary leader in these pivotal domains.

In 2007, fresh from Ashesi University, Derrydean co-founded DreamOval Limited, an emblematic Ghanaian tech startup. As its CEO, he steered DreamOval’s remarkable growth, expanding its influence beyond Ghana’s borders.

Transitioning from DreamOval, he assumed the CEO role at the Ghana Chamber of Technology. Here, his indomitable drive saw the development of robust tech markets and influential policy frameworks, setting the stage for Ghana’s tech resurgence.

Derrydean’s expertise extends far beyond executive roles. He has relentlessly championed the cause of innovation, digital transformation, and fintech through consultancy and directorship roles in organisations dedicated to Africa’s advancement.

In his latest endeavour, Derrydean founded The Heritors People (THP) LLC — an ethical consulting firm at the nexus of Ghana’s STIR Economy and Africa’s Digital transformation. He also set up Heritors Labs LLC, a hub dedicated to developing solutions and services that would drive innovation and research and shape the future of technology in Africa.

Derrydean’s vision is clear and powerful: to make Science, Technology, Innovation, and Research (STIR) the bedrock of Africa’s economic renaissance. His profound impact on technology, fintech, and digital transformation is a testament to his staunch dedication to Africa’s rise as a global tech leader.