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Event Date Mon Nov 7 CET - Fri Nov 11 CET (in 10 months)
In your timezone (EST): Sun Nov 6 6:00pm - Thu Nov 10 6:00pm
Location Africa
Region EMEA

AfricaCom, anchor event of Africa Tech Festival, is the meeting place of Africa’s largest community of tech champions and the largest tech event on the continent.

For 25 years, we have informed and connected the business leaders, tech experts, policymakers, and investors, all at the forefront of Africa’s digital transformation.

AfricaCom is the largest live tech event in Africa with more than 300 visionary speakers and over 16 premium conference tracks, each with razor-sharp focus, exploring the hottest connectivity and enterprise tech trends.


2021 Past Speakers

Yvonne Aki-Sawyerr
Mayor of Freetown, Republic of Sierra Leone

Neelesh Pratap Singh
Group Chief Information Officer, Airtel Africa

Dejan Kastelic
Group CTO, Vodacom

Sérgio Pimenta
Regional Vice President for Africa, International Finance Corporation

Tracy Bolton
COO, SAP Africa

Habiba Ben Barka
Chief of Africa Section, United Nations Conference on Trade & Development

Mercy Wanjau
Acting Director General, Communications Authority of Kenya

Brook Taye
Senior Advisor, Finance Ministry, Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Razvan Ungureanu
CTO, Airtel Africa

Miriam Altman
Professor of Practice 4IR, School of Economics, University of Johannesburg & Commissioner, National Planning Commission, South African Presidency

Ian Paterson
Chief Investment Officer, Africell Group

Emmanuel Lubanzadio
Head of Public Policy for Sub-Saharan Africa, Twitter

Noaf Ereiqat
Director - Business Development for META, Netflix

Angela Wamola
Acting Head of Sub Saharan Africa, GSMA

Alex Okosi
Managing Director - EMEA Emerging Markets, YouTube

Chérine Magora
Director of Distribution Partnerships - Middle East, Africa & Pakistan, TikTok - ByteDance

Ofentse Mokwena
Strategic Projects Lead, Uber SSA

Shoaib Khan
Chief Technical Officer, Cable & Wireless Seychelles

Amolo Ng'weno
CEO, BFA Global

German Cufre
Global Manager for Telecom, Media and Technology investments, International Finance Corporation

Eleanor Sarpong
Deputy Director & Policy Lead, Alliance for Affordable Internet

Dr Olufunso Somorin
Regional Principal Officer, African Development Bank

Aniel Jhingoeri
Regional Vice President EMEA Sales and Head of Embedded Platforms and Digital Endpoints, Radisys

Bill Lenihan
CEO, ZOLA Electric

Charley Lewis
Councillor, ICASA

Kalvin Bahia
Principal Economist, GSMA

Olutomi Olutola
Regional Connectivity and Digital Advisor - Bureau of Development, Democracy and Innovation, USAID

Kagiso Mothibi
Head of Department, Financial Sector Conduct Authority, South Africa

Raphael Dana
Co-Founder, Gozem

Onica Makwakwa
Regional Co-ordinator - Africa, Alliance for Affordable Internet

Olusola Teniola
National Coordinator - Nigeria, Alliance for Affordable Internet

Omar Hagrass
CEO, Trella

Kenechi Okeleke
Director, Social and Regional Research, GSMA

Alice Munyua
Director of Africa Innovation, The Mozilla Foundation

Albert Lysko
Principal Researcher, The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

Steve Song
Policy Advisor, Mozilla

Jonathan Nickell
COO, 3Vision

Yehi El Amine
Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Inside Telecom

Paul Hjul
Managing Executive, Hjul Consulting

Paula Gilbert
Editor, Connecting Africa

Hendrik Malan
Africa CEO, Frost & Sullivan

Adrian Ho
Practice Leader - Advanced Digital Services, Omdia

Tony Tiyou
Founder & CEO, Renewables in Africa

Matt Read
Chief Analyst, Service Provider Markets, Omdia

Temidayo Oniosun
Founder & Managing Director, Space in Africa

Tien Fu
Senior Video Producer, Informa Tech

Tobi Lafinhan
Co-Founder & CEO, Venture for Africa

Olamide Oguntoye
Tech Policy Lead, The Tony Blair Institute for Global Change

Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings
Member of Parliament - The Klottey-Korle Constituency, The Republic of Ghana

Caroline Asiimwe
Regional Technical Manager - Markets & Value Chains, Farm Africa

Shirley Gilbey
Dealmaker, Uk Department for International Trade

Paula Hunter
Executive Director, Mojaloop Foundation

Bemi Idowu
Managing Director, Talking Drum Communications

Kiringai Kamau
South-South Secretariat Lead, Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN)

Bill Kleyman
Executive Vice President - Digital Solutions, Switch

Kellie Murungi
Chief Investments Officer, East African Power

Chib Nwokonkor
CEO, Zanshuri

Diana Onyango
Technical Manager - Livestock and Rangelands, Farm Africa

Jack Pouchet
Vice President Sales, Natron Energy

Louis Richards
Ecosystem Partnership Director, EMEA Console Connect, PCCW

Elizabeth Rossiello
CEO, AZA Finance

Tinashe Ruzane
CEO and Co-founder, FlexClub

Viradh Singh
Africa Cloud Leader, Deloitte

Russell Southwood
CEO, Balancing Act