Hull entrepreneur and Tech Week Humber founder Antonio Tombanane has been welcomed onto Forbes Business Council – a prestigious growth and networking organisation for successful company leaders.
Vetted and selected by a review committee, the depth and diversity of his experience saw him accepted to the invitation-only community linked to the global business and lifestyle magazine.
Mr Tombanane, a digital innovation champion, said: “It is an honour to be part of such a ground-breaking council of entrepreneurs. The Forbes Council community is made up of the world’s leading business experts, and I am proud to be among them.
“I hope to use this opportunity to showcase the Humber region and the innovative technology which is being created here.”
As managing director of GB Recruitment and managing partner of technology and event consultancy GBE Connect, company growth was also considered, as well as impact and personal and professional achievements.
He has previously been named in the 50 most inspiring, prominent, and influential black voices in UK tech, and sits on the board of the Yorkshire and Humber Institute of Technology.
He will connect and collaborate with other respected leaders in a private forum and at members-only events, while being invited to work with a professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original business articles on Forbes.com, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.
Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Business Council, said: “We are honored to welcome Antonio Tombanane into the community.