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Emmanuel Lubanzadio
Emmanuel Lubanzadio Head of Public Policy, Sub-Saharan Africa Twitter Emmanuel Lubanzadio is Head of Public Policy for Sub-Saharan Africa on Twitter's Public Policy EMEA Team in Dublin. Twitter Public Policy focuses on policy issues posed by the continuing spread of digital technology and web-based communications services around the world. These issues range from freedom of...
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H.E. Dr. Ahmedin Mohammed
H.E. Dr. Ahmedin Mohammed State Minister, ICT and Digital Transformation Sector MInT Dr. Ahmedin is State Minister at the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Ministry of Innovation and Technology since June 2019. He obtained leadership and professional diploma from Florida International University, Miami, USA in 2018. Dr. Ahmedin has PhD Degree in Computer Science from...
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Amir Barsoum
Amir Barsoum CEO Vezeeta Amir Barsoum has pioneered the health-tech space in emerging markets, as the Founder and CEO of Vezeeta, a digital healthcare powerhouse that serves and empowers patients in every step of their health journey. Vezeeta holds a diversified product portfolio that spans from a doctors’ appointments booking platform to teleconsultations, online medication ordering and...
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Jason Eisen
Jason Eisen CEO UTU Technologies Jason is a serial entrepreneur, inventor, speaker, author, and recovering consultant. He founded and currently serves as CEO of UTU Technologies, pioneering digital models of trust and privacy. In 2013 founded MARAMOJA Transport, the first taxi app in Africa, and has served as Executive Chairman since transitioning from CEO in...
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Mike Conradi
Mike Conradi Partner DLA Piper  Mike Conradi is the Global Co-Chair of DLA Piper’s telecoms practice. Mike provides regulatory and commercial advice to global governments, regulators and businesses in the sector and has worked extensively across the African continent, in addition to Europe, Asia, the Middle East and South and Latin America. Mike recently advised...
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Chris Baird
Chris Baird Partner DLA Piper Chris Baird lead’s DLA Piper’s London desk for African M&A and private equity. He has a wealth of experience in M&A and private equity across a broad range of sectors, including media and technology, agribusiness, consumer goods, energy & power and financial services. Chris’ work sees him advising clients on...
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Eero Tarjanne
Eero Tarjanne General Manager: Ecosystem Development MTN Group Eero is an investor and a strategy & business planning professional with over 20 years of international experience at Nokia, Northstream, Argnor, Ericsson and MTN Group with focus on management consulting, strategic planning, M&A, business and financial modelling, venture capital and start-ups. He’s fluent both in technology...
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Catherine Muraga
Catherine Muraga Chief Information Officer Stanbic Bank Catherine Muraga is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Stanbic Bank Kenya. With a passion to apply technology to create business outcomes, Catherine is well versed with the Information Technology (IT) landscape having worked in different industry sectors including Manufacturing, Airline and Banking industry.  As the Chief Information Officer...
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Miishe Addy
Miishe Addy Co-Founder & CEO Jetstream Miishe Addy, Co-Founder and CEO, Jetstream and has 12 years of experience in strategy, analysis and business transactions, including for Wachtell Lipton and Bain & Company in New York, where she was a top-ranked business analyst. Before Jetstream, Miishe was a business fellow for MEST Africa in Accra, Ghana,...
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Mariam Abdullahi
Mariam Abdullahi Director Android Platform Partnerships Africa Google  As the Africa Director for Android Platform Partnerships, Mariam is responsible for the overall strategy for growing Android and Google business partnerships in the African region.  She presently serves on various boards, including in the financial sector, GSMA Africa, and several start-ups. With over 20 years’ experience...
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