Ative Ennis

Ative Ennis is an accomplished Sodal Scientist and Digi tal Strategist with over 25 years’ experience in Innovation,business development, customer relationship management, marketing. and finance, in Jamaica, throughout The Caribbean and United States.

His cu rrent bilrties as Chief Executive Off icer/Chief  Digital Officer at MTE Group  i nclude developing and drivi ng the strategic imperatives for the main subsidiaries as a template  that the company  replicates in other  markets. Ative is widely regarded  as a leading authority  on Digital Transformation, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence, Telemed ici ne, Knowledge Process Outsourcing,

developing new vertical segments and positioni ng the social and economic impact of technology on

developing  economies and  emerging  markets. He is a well sort  after  public speaker, regularly delivering keynote addresses on these matters, all over the wortd.

Prior to this, Ative was The Commercial Director at Digicel and former General Manager for Netxar Technologies’ Northern caribbean  H u b until the acquisition by Digicel in Ma rch 2013. He was The Chief Architect that orchestrated Netxa r Technologies’tremendous growth and successf ul transi tion in to key ma rkets like Trinidad and Tobago, cayman  Islands, Bermuda, TCI and Jamaica. This helped to solid ify The Company as the Preferred Tu rnkey Sol utions Provider across the Ca ribbean

Ative has worked extensively throughout the Region and has held SeniOJ Executive positions with Neal and Massy G roup. He was a key member of the Investment Commi ttee  that facili tated  the acquisi tion of Shell cari bbean to the Neal & Massy G roup. Among his many achievements, Ative conceptualized and developed the business plan for the establishment of the f irst Credi t Bureau in Jamaica and was i nstrumental in the development of the sma.rt classroom concept in Jamaica with the elearning Company.

He has served on the ITAdvisory Board of the PSOJ and currendy serves on several boards i ncl udi ng The Jamaica Tourism Innovation Council, Heart Trust NTA IT Council  and is Chairman of The ZBE Foundation. He  was recently  appointed  to serve  on  The Prestigious Sustoiooble  Development Leadership Committee at theCenter for lntegmted Global Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buf/ohJ. The Committee  focuses on the challenges that low•middle i ncome countries face when implementing new i nitiatives to fight non-comm unicable diseases such as Diabetes.

Ative is a graduate of Florida Internationa l University and Columbia currently married to Oanielle, and has three children.

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