2019 African Tech Industry Leaders

UCHE OGBOI

Principal, Investments - Echo VC Partners - NIGERIA

AKOSUA ANNOBIL

Founder - AB2020 & Tech in Ghana - GHANA

YINKA ADEGOKE

Africa Editor, Quartz - USA

ACHRAF LEMNINI

co-founder - Ashnoo - MOROCCO

TOSIN FANIRO-DADA

Head - Startups (Lagos Innovates) at the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund - NIGERIA

REBECCA ENONCHONG

CEO, Appstech - CAMEROON

FELICIA APPENTENG

Chair - The IE Africa Center - USA

ANDILE MASUKU

Audio Podcast Producer and Presenter, African Tech Round-up - SOUTH AFRICA

GISELLE FREDERICK

Founder and CEO - Zingr - UK

LYBRA S. CLEMONS

Global Head of Diversity & Inclusion - PayPal - USA

PROUD DZAMBUKIRA

Strategic Product Partnerships - Facebook - SOUTH AFRICA

TIDJANE DEME

General Partner - Partech Ventures - FRANCE

JEAN-CLAUDE TSHIPAMA

CEO Broadband Africa - Eutelsat - FRANCE

AURÉLIEN DUVAL-DELORT

Founder and CEO - Bizao - FRANCE

HAWEYA MOHAMED

Managing Director and Head of Communications, Afrobytes - FRANCE

JOHANN CHOUX

Head of Equity Investments - Financial Institutions & Innovation - PROPARCO - FRANCE

MOHAMED FAIÇAL NEBRI

Chef du département Stratégie, Développement, Coopération et Communication - ADD - MOROCCO

MANRUI TANG

Co-Founder, COO - Binkabi.io - UK

KENZA LAHLOU

Co-founder & Managing Partner - Outlierz Ventures - MOROCCO

OKENDO LEWIS-GAYLE

Founder - Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance

FRANÇOIS RAUTENBACH

Founder AND CTO - Authgate - SOUTH AFRICA

HAMZA BENDAHOU

Co-Founder - Sowit - MOROCCO

MARTINSON OBENG-AGYEI

Director - Vodafone Cash - GHANA

DEBRITU MOGESSE LUSTEAU

Ethiopian Entrepreneur - NETHERLANDS

HAFID GRIGUER

Co-Founder - Sign-IO

HABTAMU TADESSE

CEO and Founder - Zayride & ArifPay - ETHIOPIA

BABUSI NYONI

Innovation Consultant - SWITZERLAND

GREGOIRE DE PADIRAC

Investment Manager, Orange Digital Ventures

MARIE ROGER BILOA

Founder & CEO - The Africa International Media Group - FRANCE

TANIA HABIMANA

Entrepreneur, TV Presenter & Public Speaker - NONZēRO Agency - SOUTH AFRICA

SHERAAN AMOD

Founder & CEO - RecoMed - SOUTH AFRICA

ABDOU SAMB

CEO and co-founder - FRS Consulting - FRANCE

GAËLLE TALL

Chief Sales Officer - Paps - SENEGAL

MAIKE GERICKE

Founder - Scrypt.Media

GEORGE ASAMANI

Co-founder - DooWapp - UK

YASSINE OUSSAIFI

Director - AfricInvest Group - FRANCE

DAMIEN PERILLAT

General Manager Western Europe - Paypal - FRANCE

YASSINE ANCHETA ARIF

CEO - AltPlay Studio - MOROCCO

AMMIN YOUSSOUF

CEO, Afrobytes - FRANCE

GREG MACFARLANE

Investment Head - Edge Growth Ventures - SOUTH AFRICA

GREGORY MAC DONALD

Co-CEO and Portfolio Head - EDGE GROWTH CAPITAL - SOUTH AFRICA

ERIC OSIAKWAN

Managing Partner, Chanzo Capital - GHANA

STEPHAN EYESON

CEO and co-founder - Survey54

GETNET ASEFFA

CEO - iCog-Labs - ETHIOPIA

NOEL K. TSHIANI

Founder - Congo Business Network - USA

MARIEME DIOP

VC investor in African Tech startups - Orange Digital Ventures - FRANCE

ENIOLA HARRISON

Communication and Public Relations & Co-Founder - Africa Communications Week - BELGIUM

MAXIME BAYEN

Insights Director - Ecosystem Accelerator - GSMA

AZIZ YERIMA

Co-founder & CEO - PayDunya - SENEGAL

ADULAI BARY

Entrepreneur and founder - InnovaLab & BIGTechnologies - GUINEA-BISSAU

MIKYAS DAMTEW

Software engineer - iCog Labs - ETHIOPIA

DOROTHEA BOZICOLONA-VOLPE

Principal and Founder - Social Espionage - USA

MIKE MOMPI

CEO - Enza Capital - UK

GILLES KOUNOU

Co-Founder and CEO - GOMedical

Pazion Cherinet

CEO - Orbit Health

YANN LE BEUX

Co-founder - Yux

ANDREW TAKYI-APPIAH

Managing Director - Zeepay Ghana Limited - GHANA

HRUY TSEGAYE

Founder - iCog Makers

CHRISTELLE PANDANZYLA

Communication Specialist /Event Producer / Media Entrepreneur / Women Empowerment Speaker - BELGIUM

VICTORY MATIBIRI

CEO - Khoyn - SOUTH AFRICA

BEN WHITE

Startup ecosystem builder - VC4 Africa - NETHERLANDS

BONNY MAYA

CEO - Emart.cd - DR CONGO

CHARLES SEKWALOR

CEO & Founder - Movemeback - UK

MALICK DIAWARA

Editor - Le Point Afrique - FRANCE

SHARANYA THAKUR

Project Manager - Gravity - KENYA

ANTHONY OMENYA

Founder and CEO - MOKO - CANADA

STEVE NKASHAMA

Cofounder - WapiMED - DRC CONGO

RUDDY MUKWAMU

CEO - Maxicash - DRC CONGO

ALAIN NTEFF

Co-Founder & CEO - GIFTEDMOM - CAMEROON

DORIA REY

Project Manager - OpenSI

THIBAULT LESUEUR

Co-Founder & CMO - Solaris Offgrid - SPAIN

GUY KAMGAING

Founder and CEO - StarNews Mobile - USA

SERGE BOUPDA

Founder and CEO - Diool - CAMEROON

EARTHA MADIBA DIN

Program Manager @STATIONF - Brain and Spine institute’s (iPEPS-ICM) - FRANCE

HENRI OUSMANE GUEYE

Co-founder and CEO - Eyone - SENEGAL

LAURENT DELLY

Co-founder - IDEACOIL - USA

ANALIA RAMOS

Blockchain Consultant Lead - Consensys - FRANCE

MAFAL LO

CEO - Firefly Media - SENEGAL

MALICK DIOUF

Co-Founder & CEO - LAfrica Mobile - SENEGAL

SAMBA SOW

Founder & CEO - SudPay - SENEGAL

OLIVIER CATTA

CTO - TripAfrique - FRANCE

ESAIE LUPEPELE

CEO - Eteyelo - DR CONGO

BENOÎT MARTIN

Co-founder and Managing Partner - Talent2Africa - SENEGAL

KWAKU OWUSU-ACHAW

Business Development Advisor - Shell Foundation - UK

PATRICK KEDZIORA

Entrepreneur, Mentor, Board Member - BOILINGICE + KEDZOH + KEDZOHDENTAL - FRANCE

MAXIME BOUAN

Founding Partner - First Growth Ventures - FRANCE

SOFIEN SIDHOUM

Partner - Francophone Africa - GreenTec Capital Partners - GERMANY

CHARLES OJEI

Chief Executive Officer - HYBR Group - NIGERIA

LOIC SADOULET

Professor of Economics at INSEAD

LOIC SADOULET