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Meet the Capacity Africa 2017 Speakers:

  • Director and Telecoms Analyst
    Dobek Pater has over fifteen years’ experience in the telecoms industry and is currently a telecommunications analyst with Africa Analysis, working on a wide range of projects in Africa for a diverse client base. In his capacity as a telecommunications analyst he has been responsible for analysis of various More
  • VP & Business Head for Airtel Business, Africa
    Purumedh serves as Vice President & Business Head for Airtel Business (Africa). In this capacity he leads Global Data & Voice business for Africa and drives Airtel’s efforts to expand its footprint within African Continent.  Since joining Bharti Airtel in 2007, he has worked across varied roles in Supply More
  • CEO
    Regis is the CEO of BK TecHouse Ltd, a start-up Technology Company by Bank of Kigali. Prior to this, he spent his career in the United States consulting for the global Tech giants such as Hewlett Packard (HP) as a Program Manager and later with Accenture PLC in Seattle, Washington. During his time there, his main More
  • Country Manager, Uganda
    Suzan Kitariko is a senior executive with over 14 years experience in the Telecom sector in Uganda. Throughout her career she has built a reputation for successfully developing telecom business strategies, incubating new business models and building out customer channel programs for 2 start-up Telecom companies in More
  • General Manager
    Dan is responsible for East Africa Data Centre’s commercial strategy and has overall responsibility for the teams that manage design, roll-out and build of the data centre’s hosting mainframe, mid-range, production control and network operations. Dan is also responsible for driving implementation of new More
  • Managing Partner
    Enda Hardiman is the founder and Managing Partner of Hardiman Telecommunications Ltd., (“HTL”), which he established in 1994.  HTL advises major investment banks, private equity funds and  telecommunications carriers on Company Valuations, Flotations, Mergers and Acquisitions, Performance More
  • CEO
    Ranjith Cherickel is the founder and CEO of, a carrier neutral data center operator that designs, builds and operates open access data centers in Kenya. He is an Industrial Engineer by training, has a Masters in Computer Science and an MBA from INSEAD. Ranjith started his career in New York and Silicon Valley More
  • Regional Head TMT Investments Africa
    German Cufre leads Telecom, Media and Technology investments in Africa and Latin America for the International Finance Corporation. German joined IFC in 2006 and has been part of the TMT team since 2008, where he has overseen over US$1 billion of loan, mezzanine and equity investments in these regions in diverse More
  • Regional VP, Africa
    Brian Jakins leads Intelsat’s sales activities in Africa, overseeing a sales team with offices in Sandton, South Africa, Nairobi, Kenya and Dakar, Senegal. Mr. Jakins supports the growth of Intelsat’s broadband, mobility and media customers in the region and is also responsible for the design and More
  • EVP / CEO
    Ryan has more than 12 years of experience in the Media, Telecommunications, Mobile and Fiber industries. He previously served as CEO & co-founder of ipidi tv and also held the position of MD at Liquid Telecom SA. He is currently EVP for Econet Media and CEO of Kwesé Play, a trusted OTT/IPTV delivery platform that More
  • CEO
    Nic Rudnick became Liquid Telecom CEO in 2004, when the company rebranded from Econet Satellite Services, and has played a lead role in the creation of our Pan-African network, which now stretches over 50,000km. He has been listed in Global Telecom Business Magazine's 100 most influential people in the More
  • Data Center Product Manager
    Vremudia Oghene-Ruemu is the product lead for MainOne’s data centre business. He is responsible for overall data centre financial performance and takes the lead on product development, product management, sales and marketing strategy. Prior to MainOne, Vremudia functioned in roles spanning consulting, systems More
  • Lead Analyst / Board Member
    Simon is an enthusiastic Ugandan Communicator, working as Lead Analyst at Media Analyst, a private Agency running Public Relations and Communications services for individual and corporate clients.Besides his day jobs, Simon is Chairperson of the Board of the Uganda Broadcasting Corporation, the public national More
  • CEO
    Bejoy is a highly skilled professional with a strong background in finance and technology verticals. Bejoy has over 10 years’ experience in I.C.T infrastructure development and optimisation and prior to his technology exposure assisted various institutions in Finance raising, corporate recovery and restructuring. More
  • Founder & CEO
    Nitin is the Founder & CEO of Nexge Technologies. Nexge provides VoIP, OTT, SMS and VAS solutions to Telecom Service Providers globally. It is headquartered in Chennai, India with more than 250+ customers in 24 countries. Nitin oversees Organization Development, Corporate & Product Strategy for maximising value More
  • CMO
    With over 20 years’ experience in Africa’s developing communications industry, Mike van den Bergh has a deep understanding of the pan-African telecommunications market. As the former CEO of Gateway communications, Mike was instrumental in developing our leading position in the African carrier community and More
  • Managing Director
    Mr. Tunde Coker is a technology executive with over 30 years’ experience in Engineering ICT. He has international experience across Europe, USA, Asia and Africa with global blue chip organisations, such as GSK, ABN Amro, UBS, JP Morgan, Merrill Lynch and The Prudential. He has held the position of Global More
  • CEO
    As Chief Executive Officer at SEACOM, Byron J. Clatterbuck is responsible for all aspects of the business and for leading the company in its transition to become a Pan-African communications service provider. Byron has more than 18 years experience managing and developing telecommunication businesses with revenue in More
  • Global Head of TMT
    Over 30 years investment banking experience, specialised in the TMT sector with experience throughout the developed world and the emerging markets for over 15 years. Also responsible for coordination and coverage of financial sponsors including private equity, institutional investors, family offices and sovereign More
  • Managing Director, EMEA
    Mr. Collerton is the Managing Director of the Uptime Institute in Europe, Middle East and Africa, responsible for all commercial and service delivery activities in the region. Mr. Collerton joined the Uptime Institute in April 2012, and has established a dynamic team based in London and Dubai, focusing on the EMEA More
  • Director General
    Richard Msapenda Mwanza is a Chartered Engineer and Business Executive with more than thirty five years senior management experience, outstanding transformational engineering skills and proven business leadership ability to manage large Corporations. Currently he is working as Director General and Chief Executive of More

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