The Founder and CEO of Websoft Solutions, Biggodwin Martey has emerged as the Best Software Developer and also the Overall Best Achiever (first among equals award) at the just-ended 40 under 40 Achievers Awards held at the Kempinski Gold Coast Hotel in Accra.
40 Under Forty is an initiative from Xodus Communications Limited which seeks to identify, honour and celebrate a cross-section of the nation's most influential and accomplished young business leaders under the age of forty from a wide range of industries.
The award was in recognition of his dedication and commitment in building the software industry as well as being a highly respected advocate for best practices in the field.
Speaking to the media after receiving the awards, Mr Martey expressed gratitude to his father for teaching him about prevailing prayer and the gift of faith in God’s Word.
He also thanked his mother for the unending selfless sacrifices and his staff for their commitment to pushing the vision and mission of the company.
Mr Martey urged the government and all stakeholders in ICT industry to invest more into the sector to make it more attractive and realise its potential to create jobs.
Mr Martey was voted the 2017 Most Influential Young Ghanaian in Science and Technology. He provides IT solutions to banks, corporate institutions, multinationals and governments.
He also runs Soft Group, a holding that is into beverages, finance, IT and transport.