Hacking Covid-19 Africa

Startups, associations, specialists and experts, students and even ordinary citizens can participate in Hacking Covid-19 Africa to prepare for the post-crisis period.

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The jury



  • Mathias ABRAMOVICZ 

    HEC Paris

    CEO - Ignited Kingdom - Intervenant IDEA Center


  • Adnane ALAOUI

    UM6P

    Directeur Général "Impulse"


  • Bénédicte FAIVRE-TAVIGNOT 

    HEC Paris

    Professeur Affiliée HEC Paris


  • Jean Remy GRATADOUR

    HEC Paris

    Executive Director IDEA Center & MBA Digital Innovation Track Coordinator


  • Inge KERKLOH-DEVIF 

    HEC Paris

    Senior Executive Director IDEA Center 


  • Sidi SACCOH

    Mentor-x Africa

    Co-founder


  • Loïse TAMALGO

    Huaweï Northen Africa

    Vice President Public Relations for Sub Saharan countries


  • Franck WODIE

    Orange Côte d’Ivoire

    Senior Manager Mutualizations & Synergy - Direction de l’International et de la Stratégie

Mentors

  • Yorobi Bacely
Mail: bacelyy@gmail.com
My bio: +10 years in Startup Engineering, helping organization to be more inclusive
I want to contribute: Economy & employment, Community, Governance
My expertise: Innovation Process, Design, Marketing & Communication, Expertise on a specific country

  • Eddy Chan 
Mail: eddy.chan@pakgrouplimited.com
My bio: This is Eddy Chan. I am currently working as the Chief Investment Officer in a local consultancy firm in Hong Kong. I have over 15+ years experience in the investment and finance field. Besides that, I also support startups and offer advice from the early stage to the launching stage. 
I want to contribute: Economy & employment, Community, Education
My expertise: Innovation Process, Design, Marketing & Communication, Expertise on a specific country

  • Nadine Ebelle Kotto
Mail: nadine.ebellekotto@gmail.com
My bio: Experienced Entrepreneur with a demonstrated track record in the Telecommunications industry, Financial Services & FMCG. I have mentored young entrepreneurs in building & developing green and early stage businesses. Strong entrepreneurship professional graduated from TRUIM Global Executive MBA of HEC Paris/NYU Stern/LSE London
I want to contribute: Economy & employment, Community, Education, Governance, Environnement
My expertise: Innovation process, Technology and development, Design, Marketing & communication, Expertise on a specific country

  • Deepika Kassen
Mail: deepika.kassen@hec.edu
My bio: 15 years working in interdisciplinary science environments across academia, industry and startups, extensive experience in problem solving, innovation, new product development, project and people management. Focus in life science sustainability and impact.
I want to contribute: Health, Community, Environnment
My expertise: Innovation process, Technology and development, Marketing & communication, Expertise on a specific country

  • Bhavyarajsinh Jadeja
Mail: Jadeja.jb63092@gmail.com
My bio: An innovation zealot, majorly focused to enhance radical changes in society. Have an expertise in Marketing and Sales, also exploring the future technology. i.e AI and AGI, specifically in Healthcare industry. Working on Data science and Big data. For more, check out my Twitter. Thank you !
I want to contribute: Health, Environment
My expertise: Innovation process, Marketing & communication, AI and Big Data

  • Julia Vignati 
Mail: julia.vignati@gmail.com
My bio: With more than 10 years of professional experience in digital and marketing, Julia created and managed business units and their teams to ensure big companies transformation and economical success. With an HEC eMBA degree, Julia spent her last 6 months reinventing the business model of a social business tech company scale up.
I want to contribute: Health, Economy & employment, Community, Education
My expertise: Innovation process, Marketing & communication

  • Olusola Jegede
Mail: solajegede@gmail.com
My bio: Olusola Jegede (Sola) is an alumnus of the University of Lagos and Haggai Leadership Institute, Singapore. He is also an IFC-LPI TPMA certified Trainer, a Chartered Accountant and a Professional financial consultant with over (25) twenty-five years’ experience, offering the following financial counselling capabilities: Business Management Training, Entrepreneur Support, Mentoring/Coaching, Business Plans, Business Exposure & Planning, change management, Financial management, Strategy development, Operational Improvement and Leadership training.
Sola is a member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Nigeria (ICAN) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Sierra Leone (ICASL). I am a verified mentor at Mentor-X Africa.
I want to contribute: Economy & employment, Education
My expertise: Marketing & Communication, Expertise on a specific country
Disponibility: Saturday morning, Sunday afternoon

  • Christelle Bitouzet
Mail: christelle.bitouzet@orange.fr
My bio: See my Linkedin profil
I want to contribute: Community
My expertise: Marketing & communication, CSR Integration and Sustainability to Corporate Strategy 
Disponibility: Sunday Afternoon

  • NseAbasi Etim
Mail: nseabasietim@gmail.com
My bio: Dr. NseAbasi NsikakAbasi Etim is a Lecturer in Akwa Ibom State University, Nigeria. She also mentored in Commonwealth Women Mentorship Programme for African women, Mentor X-Africa Mentorship Programme, COVID-19 Youth Innovators Competition and Design Bootcamp 2020 and in AfricavsVirus Challenge. She has served as a Judge during the Annual Meetings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Dr Etim also volunteered as a Judge Advisor for Technovation Girls Challenge, 2019. She judged the 2020 Conrad Innovation Challenge, 2020 R&D (Research and Development) 100 Award and also judged the Diamond Challenge, USA. Dr. Etim is also a member of Graduate Women in Science (GWIS) USA National Fellowship Competition Committee. Her great passion and contributions to science led to her selection as Future Leader, 2017 at Science and Technology in Society (STS) Forum, Japan, Ambassador of the New York Academy of Sciences, Invited to the 74th UN General Assembly in USA, World Science Forum in Hungary and World Forum for Women in Science in Brazil.
I want to contribute: Education
My expertise: Innovation Process
Disponibility: Saturday Afternoon

  • Natalia Blokhina
Mail: natvlblo@gmail.com
My bio: An experienced investment portfolio leader, I execute strategies that optimize financial performance, increase efficiency, boost cash-flow, drive improvement and align with Board-mandated objectives. Starting in roles focused on worldwide operations and supply chain excellence, I have transitioned to attracting institutional funding to support Seed to Series B capitalisation of high-potential enterprises and reposition established enterprises underperforming in their markets. I have a TRIUM Global EMBA (LSE, NYU Stern and HEC Paris).
I want to contribute: Economy & employment
My expertise: Innovation process, Marketing & communication, International competition vs. local competition
Disponibility: Saturday, Sunday 

  • Pascal Navelle
Mail: pascalnavelle@yahoo.com
My bio: Pascal is a Public Health Consultant with many years of experience in Global Public Health Practice and a Mentor with Mentor X Africa. He has professional experience in Mental Health Support and Advocacy, Nursing, Learning Disabilities, Domiciliary Care, Residential and Dementia Care. His professional interest is in Global Mental Health, Health Systems Strengthening, Health Management Planning and Policy and Health Research. He obtained a professional certification in International Health Consultancy from Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and Master of Arts in Health Management Planning and Policy form University of Leeds, UK. He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Health. Pascal holds a certification in Mental Health Support and Mental Health and Young People from Oplex Careers in the United Kingdom.
I want to contribute: Health, Education
My expertise: Innovation process, Expertise on a specific country, Mental Health and Health Systems consultancy
Disponibility: Saturday Afternoon
 
  • Yakama Manty Jones
Mail: yakamajones@economicresearchunit.com
My bio: Dr. Yakama Manty Jones leads the Research and Delivery Division, Ministry of Finance. She also coordinates the implementation of Sierra Leone’s COVID-19 Quick Action Economic Response Programme and is a member of the COVID-19 ICT and Data Pillar. Yakama is the Focal Person for the country’s Human Capital Development Project. She also shares knowledge through her faculty position in the Department of Economics and Commerce, Fourah Bay College. She holds post-graduate qualifications from the University of Manchester and the University of London, a Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship from the University of Oxford and is an Alumna of the Harvard Kennedy School’s Executive Education Programme. As an entrepreneur, she co-founded the Peninsular Innovation Group with her husband. Combining her love for learning and education, Dr. Jones founded the Yak Jones Foundation to bring back the culture of reading among children in Sierra Leone.
I want to contribute: Economy & employment, Education, Governance
My expertise: Innovation process, Technology and development, Expertise on a specific country, Insights Policy Makers are searching for in the response to inform Post COVID Recovery
Disponibility: Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, Sunday morning

  • Daryl Fakambi
Mail: darylfak@gmail.com
My bio: Sémiologue, marketeur et coach, je suis un passionné des sciences humaines. Mon expérience de plus de 6 ans dans la communication couplée à mon expertise en sciences du langages me permettent d'avoir un regard transversal et transdisciplinaire. Quel est le sens de l'image ? du message ? De l'objet ? Quel est la psychologie de la cible ? Comment susciter son adhésion? Ce sont des questions essentiels qui fondent comment nous éduquons transmettons des valeurs .
En outre, je suis auteur de 4 ouvrages qui participent au développement de nouvelles manières d'éduquer et de penser.
I want to contribute: Education
My expertise: Design, Marketing & communication
Disponibility: Sunday morning, Sunday afternoon 

  • Saber Bellaaj
Mail: s.bellaaj@gmail.com
My bio: Saber is an experienced business owner in the field of international businesses and construction technologies. He is an International trade high graduate of the High Institute of Management Tunis and certified Professional coach from Haute Ecole de Coaching Paris. He has more than 15 years professional experience. He is specialist of small business and now works as mentor helping many tunisian start up to plan and launch businesses internationally. He is also involved as volunteer in CJD Tunisia as board member.
I want to contribute: Health, Economy & employment
My expertise: Innovation process, Marketing & communication, Expertise on a specific country
Disponibility: Saturday morning, Sunday morning 

  • Nsikak-Abasi Etim
Mail: etimbobo@gmail.com
My bio: Dr. Nsikak-Abasi Etim holds PhD degree from Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike, Nigeria. He is a Senior Lecturer in University of Uyo, Nigeria. Dr. Etim is an advisory mentor in the Queen’s Young Leaders Mentoring Program, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom. Etim was also chosen to serve as a mentor for young women in Commonwealth Mentorship Program, United Kingdom. He was a mentor in #AfricaVsVirus Challenge 2020. He is a verified global mentor at Mentor X- Africa . Etim serves as a mentor in International Support Network for African Development - Mentorship for Research Program (ISNAD- MRP)
I want to contribute: Community, Education
My expertise: Innovation process
Disponibility: Saturday afternoon, Sunday afternoon

  • Gboyega Olorunfemi
Mail: gaolorunfemi@gmail.com
My bio: Gboyega is the Principal Consultant for Enviromax Global Resources Limited, providing environmental services through research, training and development. Gboyega is equipped with combined disruptive knowledge and world class training in Sustainability, Solid Waste Management, Safety and well-being, Climate Change and Design Thinking. An experienced Credit Analytics, Sales, Business Developments, Mortgage & Asset Manager. An environmentalist and a member of the Society for Environmental Toxicology and Pollution Mitigation. Gboyega is passionate about youth development. He was a mentor at #AfricaVsVirus challenge, he is a verified mentor at Mentor-X-Africa closing the gap in mentoring young Africans leading change for sustainable future.
I want to contribute: Community, Education, Governance, Environment
My expertise: Innovation process, Marketing & communication
Disponibility: Saturday afternoon, Sunday morning, Sunday afternoon

  • Raphael Marrah
Mail: raphael.marrah@gmail.com
My bio: Raphael Marrah is a SME Development Specialist and a certified IFC/TPMA Trainer. He is currently working as a Business Development Consultant with the Government of Sierra Leone in a World Bank project aimed at strengthening agro‐processing competitiveness and increase productivity of targeted agro‐processing SMEs. Raphael has more than 12 years’ experience in the broader Private Sector Development and is recognized to have worked in several high-level private sector development interventions in Sierra Leone and west Africa. With a record to have interacted with, trained, and coached more than 500+ SMEs over the last decade, his expertise centers around helping small businesses in crisis manage themselves and make significant turnaround. Some of the major private sector interventions he has worked in include the GIZ’s- Business Loop, Cordaid’s Resilient Business Development Support, and Afford Uk’s Diaspora Finance Investment project. Raphael holds a Masters of Science Degree in Development Management with a major in enterprise development and a Diploma in Business Management and Administration. He is also a coach in the MBA Impact Entrepreneurship Programme with the University of Makeni and a mentor for both the Tony Elumelu Foundation for Entrepreneurship in Lagos and the Mentor X – Africa youth leadership programme. 
I want to contribute: Economy & employment, Community
My expertise: Innovation process, Marketing & communication, SL
Disponibility: Saturday morning, Sunday morning

  • Diarra Fall
Mail: fa.diarrasa@gmail.com
My bio: Experienced professionnal in management consulting in major firms in France & UK, with a track record in leading projects involving working with cross functional teams in multi-cultural context. African-native, indepth knowledge of business, social and cultural context of West Africa.  Entrepreneurial attitude, eager to contribute and make a positive and sustainable impact to society
I want to contribute: Health, Economy & employment, Community, Education, Governance, Environment
My expertise: Innovation process, Technology and development, Design, Marketing & communication, Engineering, Expertise on a specific country
Disponibility: Saturday morning, Sunday morning, Sunday afternoon

  • Nick Kadima
Mail: nick.kadima@gmail.com
My bio: I'm an aspiring social entrepreneur with a passion for Africa. I was born in the DRC; I grew up in South Africa and I currently live in Gabon with my wife and son.
I’ve worked in the insurance sector for the better part of my professional career and through this industry I’ve been exposed other industries both private and public.
My strengths lie in building and managing relationships with key stakeholders at all levels, strategy formulation, effective communication, and ensuring business growth through the creation of true partnerships.
I want to contribute: Economy & employment, Education, Governance
My expertise: Innovation process, Marketing & communication, Expertise on a specific country
Disponibility: Saturday afternoon

  • Clémence Laevens
Mail: claevens@altaiconsulting.com
My bio: Project Manager @ Altai Consulting, a consulting firm specialised in emerging market, with a focus on Africa. I have a year and a half of experience in consulting, research, monitoring&evaluation in Africa, across a wide range of sectors (energy, digital services, social businesses, etc.). Feel free to reach out!
I want to contribute: Health, Economy & employment, Community, Environment
My expertise: Expertise on a specific country
Disponibility: Saturday morning, Sunday morning

  • Ismahene Benmehidi
Mail: ismahene.benmehidi@pfizer.com
My bio: Within 12 years experience in pharmaceuticals, I had the opportunity to develop Leadership in matrix organizations, resilience and change agility through the various sales & marketing roles. In addition, I was role modeling high standards of values and behaviors to my direct reports and peers contributing in developing future talents.
I believe integrity & ownership are key to success, I believe diversity and inclusion are the future of organizations.
I want to contribute: Health, Economy & employment, Community
My expertise: Innovation process, Marketing & communication
Disponibility: Saturday morning, Sunday morning

  • Onyeka Akpaida
Mail: onyeka.akpaida@gmail.com
My bio: Onyeka is an experienced financial service professional with 9+ years of experience in financial inclusion, client sales and relationship management, consumer-centric digital banking and public sector engagement in a top tier leading International Bank.
She currently works as a team lead for a lifestyle digital platform powered by the Bank where she works in Northern Nigeria.
Onyeka is passionate about female financial inclusion and the social impact that can generate which heralded her starting the Rendra Foundation where she works to improve the lives of low-income and migrant women in rural and peri-urban communities in Northern Nigeria by empowering women through financial inclusion, financial literacy, access to markets and microcredits to enable them to earn money and create sustainable change for themselves, their families and communities.
I want to contribute: Economy & employment, Community
My expertise: Innovation process, Business Development and Product development
Disponibility: Saturday morning, Sunday afternoon

  • Didier J. Mary
Mail: djm@didiermary.fr
My bio: #Marketing #Digital #Management - Bénin - FR/EN - iCEO - #HEC #ESSEC #Microsoft alum
I want to contribute: Health, Economy & employment, Education
My expertise: Innovation process, Marketing & communication, Business Plan
Disponibility: Saturday afternoon, Sunday afternoon

  • Hugues Arsène Kouraogo
Mail: hugo@groupehugo.com
My bio: Ingénieur Réseaux Télécoms et Entrepreneur en Technologie
I want to contribute: Health, Economy & employment, Community, Education, Governance, Environment
My expertise: Innovation process, Engineering, Expertise on a specific country
Disponibility: Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, Sunday morning, Sunday afternoon

  • Mariam Bahhar
Mail: bahharmariam@gmail.com
My bio: 15+ Financial Services Professional - experienced in auditing, management consulting.
Main areas of expertise: organizational transformation, change management and operational excellence.
Highly interested by Corporate & Social Responsibility issues, Sustainibility and impacting investments.
Worked in Morocco, Egypt, France, Russia, Turkey, and Central European countries with an out of the box mindset and multicultural background. Mentoring and coaching students, professionals, and entrepreneurs.
I want to contribute: Gealth, Economy & employment, Education, Governance, Environment
My expertise: Innovation process, Design, Marketing & communication, Expertise on a specific country, Finance, Organisation
Disponibility: Saturday morning, Sunday morning

  • Hermann Sanle
Mail: sanledefortune@outlook.com
My bio: Je suis un jeune de 24 ans qui a une ambition : bâtir un monde meilleur...
I want to contribute: Economy & employment, Governance
My expertise: Innovation process
Disponibility: Saturday afternoon, Sunday morning

  • Vincent Ngoran
Mail: vinymilliardss@gmail.com
My bio: Titulaire d'un diplôme de base en communication couplé à 2 diplômes d'ingénieur marketing Management et en Commerce international, j'ai créé à ce jour 3 entreprises dans le domaine de la communication (un cabinet de veille média (Except média, 2007), une agence conseil en communication (Success id, 2013) et une maison d'édition (Les Editions fleurianes, 2016) propriétaires du magazine Stratmarques). Je suis également auteur de l'ouvrage LES METIERS DU MARKETING ET DE LA COMMUNICATION et d'autres ouvrages dont la sortie est imminente.
I want to contribute: Economy & employment
My expertise: Marketing & communication
Disponibility: Saturday afternoon
 
  • Rachel Lwantale
Mail: rlwantale@gmail.com
My bio: I am a social entrepreneur, CEO founder of imali and organization empowering communities financially through community agriculture, capacity building and business advisory, I have 9 years of experience in the business sector which has given me knowledge about SME's.i have firm insight in assessing institutional voids that affect deleoping countries and deciphering ways to overcome them. I am part of the Mentor X platform where I mentor young entrepreneurs to set up businesses. I am well rewarded with a Rising Woman Award from DFCU bank. a Mandela Washington Fellow, a TEF and OpenED fellow. My vision is to make an economic change in communities by being part of projects that make them sustainable. I have experience in business advisory, management, business strategy and capacity building especially for startups. I graduated with a BGC from Kyambogo University, and also a US Exchange Alumni from Drake University Desmoines, IOWA, where I got Certified in Leadership in business.
I want to contribute: Economy & employment
My expertise: Business Development
Disponibility: Saturday morning, Sunday morning
 
  • Franck Kié
Mail: franckkie@gmail.com
My bio: Franck Kié est un consultant expérimenté en cybersécurité. Il intervient sur les questions de cyber gouvernance, risques et conformité pour les clients du cabinet pour lequel il travaille. Il est également le président et fondateur de CIberObs, une plateforme dédiée à la sensibilisation sur le risque cyber en Afrique et le commissaire général du Cyber Africa Forum qui est un événement ayant pour but de rassembler les acteurs publics et privés du continent autour de ces enjeux. Franck est aussi membre du Club Afrique de l’École de Guerre Économique de Paris, co-fondateur et vice-président de la Fondation Future Africa, engagée pour offrir un meilleur accès à l’éducation des couches les plus défavorisées de la population en plus de sensibiliser sur les questions environnementales, et représentant pays de Global Dignity en Côte d’Ivoire qui milite pour inculquer les valeurs de tolérance, respect et dignité au sein de la jeunesse.
Franck Kié est diplômé d’un Master en Sécurité Internationale de University of Warwick, d’un double Master en Risques et Stratégie de Cybersécurité et d’un MBA en Stratégie d’Intelligence Économique de l’École de Guerre Économique de Paris.
I want to contribute: Community, Education, Governance, Environment
My expertise: Expertise on a specific country, Cyber
Disponibility: Saturday afternoon, Sunday afternoon
 
  • Joseph Akl 
Mail: joseph.akl@qualiplastgh.com
My bio: Combining both engineering and strategy, I have used my professional and skills to manage and improve companies’ departmental performances. I can help with matters related to a specific country (Ghana) or on matters touching topics such as engineering or management.
I want to contribute: Economy & employment, Education, Environment
My expertise: Technology and development, Marketing & communication, Engineering, Expertise on a specific country
Disponibility: Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon
 
  • Ngonidzashe Chirinda
Mail: Ngonidzashe.Chirinda@um6p.ma
My bio: I am an Agricultural Research Scientist with an obligation to contribute towards making this world a better place for current and future generations. Specifically, I work to ensure that there is always food on our tables and money in our pockets, and to make sure that we achieve these goals without harming the environment. I always do my unlimited best to support others to express their full, and at times not so obvious, potentials.
I want to contribute: Environment
My expertise: Innovation process, Technology and development
Disponibility: Saturday afternoon, Sunday afternoon
 
  • Amine Hammami
Mail: amine.hammami@hec.edu
My bio: I am a British-Tunisian MBA candidate at HEC Paris. A profecient lean six sigma black belt and accredited charetered engineer program manager with 7 years of experience in the aerospace industry. My international background is focused on project management through full product life cycle, process excellence, operational efficiency and cost optimisation.
I want to contribute: Economy & employment, Environment
My expertise: Innovation process, Engineering
Disponibility: Sunday afternoon
 
  • Franklin KAMNANG NGANSOP
Mail: kamnangfranklin@gmail.com
My bio: I am an Engineer and MBA, working in Supply chain, Finance and Innovation
I want to contribute: Health, Economy & employment, Community, Education, Governance, Environment
My expertise: Innovation process, Design, Marketing & communication, Engineering, Expertise on a specific country
Disponibility: Saturday afternoon, Sunday morning, Sunday afternoon

  • Habibou Djima
Mail: hdjima@gmail.com
My bio: Je suis titulaire d'un Executive MBA (Fox Business School)
J'ai 20 ans d'expérience dans les technologies de l'information et des télécommunications et une expérience avérée dans les projets de transformation digitale pour des sociétés européennes de premier plan telles que Accenture, Safran, Veolia et Engie.
Je suis entrepreneur depuis 14 ans et fondateur de MOISSYS CONSULMTING (France) et TECHCITY (BENIN).
Je suis un panafricaniste, guidé par les résultats, motivé par les défis et la création de valeur.
I want to contribute: Governance
My expertise: Innovation process, Technology and development
Disponibility: Saturday morning, Sunday afternoon

  • Djiowa Caline
Mail: Caline.djiowa@icloud.com
My bio: Part of leadership team within a big 4 company, I have more than 15 y of experience in management and technology. I have solid experience in technology intelligence and innovation process; and I have led / co-founded many start-up in the areas of telecom, fin-tech and sports-tech. I am passionate by the continent and it’s potential.
I want to contribute: Santé - health, Education, Gouvernance - governance, Environnement
My expertise: innovation process, Marketing & communication
Disponibility: Saturday morning, Sunday morning 

  • Bah Fatimata
Mail: bahfatimata@outlook.fr
My bio: Purpose-driven Leader with a recognized successful track record in the Fashion, Luxury and Retail  Industry, I help Businesses to meet their Sustainable Development goals with tailor-made Responsible strategies and innovative solutions.
I want to contribute: economy & employment, Education, Environnement
My expertise: Marketing & communication
Disponibility: Saturday afternoon, Sunday afternoon
 
  • Konate Mamadou
Mail: mkonate@omedema.com
My bio: A graduate of an engineering school and an Executive MBA at HEC Paris, Mamadou KONATE is the founding president of OMEDEMA. With more than 12 years of experience in developing countries, particularly in Africa, Mamadou has a specialization in project management from ideation to operation (subject: ideation, market research, business plan, business model, operation and fund raising).
I want to contribute: economy & employment, community, governance, Environnement
My expertise: innovation process, Design, Marketing & communication, engineering,
Disponibility: Saturday morning, Sunday morning 

  • London Tim
Mail: Timothy.London@gsb.uct.ac.za
My bio: Head of Organizational Innovation and Senior Lecturer at the University of Cape Town's Graduate School of Business
I want to contribute: Education, governance
My expertise: innovation process
Disponibility: Saturday afternoon
 
  • Kamayou Christian
Mail: christian@myafricanstartup.com
I want to contribute: economy & employment, Education, governance
My expertise: innovation process, Design, Marketing & communication, engineering,
Disponibility: Saturday morning 

  • Djide-Yal Salim
Mail: salim@agence-dys.com
My bio: Passionné de l'économie numérique. Plus de 10 ans d'expériences en Entrepreneuriat. Actuellement Fondateur & CEO de DYS Group. Holding regroupant Agence DYS, DYS Régie, DYS Technologie, DYS Analytica, DYS Event, DYS Multimedia, DYS Domotique. 
I want to contribute: Economie et emploi 
My expertise: Design, Marketing & communication
Disponibility: Sunday morning 
 
  • Borna Claude
Mail: claudeborna2@gmail.com
My bio: Claude Borna a rejoint la Présidence du Bénin en 2016, pour mettre en œuvre le projet de la Cité Internationale de l’Innovation et du Savoir, Sèmè City.  Claude est diplômée de UCLA (MBA) et de Mc Gill University, et a exercé différents rôles chez Deloitte, Amazon et Sony Pictures où elle a mis en place le département européen pour l’Innovation et la Planification Stratégique et occupé le poste de Sr Vice President Global Customer Strategy. Ayant toujours été attirée par le monde de l’entrepreneuriat, elle a accompagné plusieurs start-ups à Londres et à Paris avant de rentrer au Bénin. 
I want to contribute: economy & employment, Education
My expertise: innovation process
Disponibility: Saturday afternoon 

  • Lakhdari Kheira
Mail: Kirabasma12@gmail.com
My bio: Phd condidate in telecommunications,  software developer,  Mobile health and AI enthusiast! 
I want to contribute: health, Education
My expertise: innovation process, Technology and development, engeneering
Disponibility:  Saturday afternoon,  Sunday afternoon
 
  • Ndzutue fotso Georges James
Mail: Ndzutue.georges@gmail.com 
My bio: Directeur Général- finance- risk management- corporate finance- stratégie- pilotage de la performance- audit financier- Afrique 
I want to contribute:  economy & employment, governance
My expertise: Marketing & communication, Expertise d'un pays - expertise on a specific country, Finance et performance des organisations 
Disponibility: Saturday morning, Sunday morning

  • Dias Georges-Edouard
Mail: gedias@hec.re
My bio: Georges-Edouard DIAS, fort de 15 ans d’expérience dans la sphère digitale est aujourd’hui l’un des cofondateurs de QuantStreams, une start-up Suisse basée dans les locaux de l’EPFL à Lausanne, et dont la mission est d’aider les entreprises à repenser leur marketing autour de leurs consommateurs et non seulement de leurs produits (Brand Hospitality).
En parallèle à son rôle chez QuantStreams, il enseigne la transformation digitale (Sustainable Marketing, Blockchain Economics, Big Data, Business from Africa) à HEC Paris et à l’ESSCA.
Il est l’auteur du « Manifeste pour l’Hospitalité des Marques », publié chez Netexplo / Les Échos en Juin 2017 et est membre du Comité Stratégique de l’ADETEM.
Jusqu’en 2013, Georges-Edouard DIAS était le Chief Digital Officer du groupe L’Oréal.
I want to contribute: economy & employment, Education, Environnement
My expertise: Marketing & communication
Disponibility:  Sunday morning
 
  • John Ahyee Brice Ghislain V.
Mail: bjohnahyee@gmail.com
My bio: Consultant et Formateur en Entrepreneuriat, management et marketing 
I want to contribute: economy & employment, Education, Environnement
My expertise: Marketing & communication
Disponibility: Saturday morning 

  • Lanse Hermann 
Mail: hlanse@wawmuzik.com 
My bio: New Technologies addicted et évoluant dans le secteur depuis plus de 20 ans. Co-Dirige une start-up 100% digitale.
I want to contribute: health, economy & employment
My expertise: Processus d'innovation - innovation process, Marketing & communication
Disponibility:  Saturday morning
 
  • Ed Gonsalves
Mail: Edwardgonsalves@mac.com
My bio: Edward specialises in the design, development and delivery of senior executive programs for high performance teams in entrepreneurial and large firms.
I want to contribute:  health,  economy & employment, community, Education
My expertise: innovation process, Design, Marketing & communication
Disponibility: Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon, Sunday morning,  Sunday afternoon

  •  Yegnon Alexis Romeo 
Mail: ayegnon@hisoft-technologies.com
My bio: CEO à HISOFT Côte d’Ivoire, Notre métier est de protéger celle de autres au quotidien par une cybersécurité compatible avec le business.
Administrateur à FUTURALLIA France, Nous accompagnons et soutenons les projets de mobilité à travers des conventions d'affaires internationales dédiées à la promotion des PME et à l’appui à l’entrepreneuriat.
Ingénieur réseaux et spécialiste en Cyber sécurité. Diplômé en Entrepreneuriat et développement économique à OFQJ au Québec, Certifié en Intrapreneuriat à IESE Barcelone | MDE et Certifié en Service Design for New StartUp à l'Université Polytechnique de Milan, Nous élaborons des Stratégies d’innovation.
I want to contribute: Santé, Economie et emploi, Communauté, Education, Gouvernance
My expertise: Processus d'innovation - innovation process, Marketing & communication
Disponibility: Saturday morning
 
  • Da Piedade Joel
Mail: jda@axits.fr
My bio:  Consultant depuis de 15 ans d’expériences dans le conseil, management et transformation de systèmes d’informations. Au cours de ma carrière, j'ai accompagné les entreprises dans leurs transformations et recherches de croissance de marché. En 2013, je fonde son cabinet de conseil AXITS Consulting, pour se spécialiser dans le conseil en management et transformation de Systèmes d’Informations. En 2016, il décide de compléter sa formation d’ingénieur télécom avec un Exécutif MBA et suit la formation dispensée par la Fox Business School de l’Université de Temple (Philadelphie). 
L’objectif est de développer une offre dans le conseil stratégique et la transformation auprès des entreprises, des startups et institutions publiques. Il est co-fondateur de AXIOM ET ASSOCIES. 
I want to contribute:  Santé, Economie et emploi, Communauté, Education, Gouvernance, Environnement
My expertise: Processus d'innovation - innovation process, Développement informatique - Technology and development, Marketing & communication, Ingénierie - engeneering, Expertise d'un pays - expertise on a specific country
Disponibility: Samedi matin, Samedi après-midi, Dimanche matin

  • Dimou Athanasios
Mail: dimouatha@gmail.com
My bio: Athanasios G. Dimou, is Geoinformatis & Surveyor Engineer with 2 master degrees. 
His scientific frame are in the fields of Geoinformatics (GIS, geodesy, Survey, UAV, Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry, Computer Scince and teaching, mapping,cultural heritage).
He has been awarded with the four-member team PROMETHEUS, in the annual competition of NASA Space Apps 2017. 
He was mentor and 1st Evaluator in many Hackathons Datathlon (MIT HACKATHON COVID19, EuvsVIRUS Hackathon, The GlobalHAck 2020, Nasa Space Apps, Greek Antivirus Hackathon, Healthahtlon, Tap2open, Copernicus 2019-2020, Hack the Lab). He is the President of the Panhellenic Association of Graduate Engineers of Geoinformatics and Surveyors in the years 2019-2021. 
I want to contribute: Education, governance
My expertise: innovation process, Design, Marketing & communication
Disponibility: Saturday morning, Sunday morning