Speakers

Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor

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Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor named by Forbes as one of the top 20 youngest power women in Africa, is Country Manager of Google leading Google’s strategy and business growth in the Nigeria. Under her leadership, the Google team has made significant impact on local content development, infrastructure deployment, and digital capacity building; receiving an award for most outstanding contribution to local content development from NIMES and the NCC. Juliet has actively contributed to developing national strategies – she was part of national committees that developed Nigeria’s broadband plan in 2013, and ICT incubation strategy in 2012. She has over 20 years experience primarily in technology, oil and gas, and new media industries across Europe Middle East and Africa. Experience includes Performance Monitoring Supervisor at Shell, Business Process Manager at Microsoft UK covering 11 MSN subsidiaries worldwide, General Manager Strategic Business Units at Chams Plc; and Entrepreneurship as Founder and CEO of SI Consulting. Juliet holds an Executive MBA from the London Business School, a Post Graduate degree in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge, UK; and a Bachelor’s degree (1st class honours) in Computer Engineering from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife. She is a recipient of the London Business School Global Women’s Scholarship, and at Cambridge University was awarded Selwyn College Scholar and Malaysian commonwealth Scholar. She is a Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society. She was also awarded IT Personality of the Year in 2012 by the Nigeria Computer Society; and received a 2015 Titans of Technology award from TechnologyAfrica. Follow Juliet on Twitter & Instagram – @jehimuan, Facebook/Google+ – juliet.ehimuan.