An engineer at heart, technology enthusiast and a passionate entrepreneur, Mark Essien is a software developer from Ikot Ekpene, a small town in Nigeria. He is also the founder of Hotels.ng, a Nigerian online hotel booking agency that currently lists over 8,000 hotels across the country.
He founded Hotels.ng in 2013 and since then the company has grown to become the largest platform for online hotel booking in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Mark holds a Bachelor of Engineering Degree in Computer Hardware from Beuth Hochschule, and a Masters of Computer Science Degree from the Freie Universität, both in Berlin, Germany.