Mrs Nkemdilim Uwaje Begho
Experienced Non-Executive Director and Technology & Innovation Committee Chair with deep technology and digital marketing expertise, Nkemdilim has board experience across not for profit, public sector, private and listed companies.
Nkemdilim is a seasoned Information Technology professional with over 15 years of cross-sector industry experience in Nigeria, Africa’s largest emerging economy. She combines strategic, digital technology and operational experience with a deep understanding of business transformation, change leadership and risk oversight.
She has designed and led strategy and implementation of digital marketing & digital transformation projects across Africa, resulting in enhanced customer experiences, customer acquisition & bottom-line growth, optimised and more cost-effective operations and a more digitally skilled labour force within the organisations she has worked with.
Her entrepreneurial background, involvement in the global and pan-African Technology landscape and a focus on building the Nigerian Technology ecosystem through enabling policy development, investing, education and mentoring, affords her a deep understanding of cutting-edge innovation, emerging & disruptive technologies, as well as access to a large network of technology leaders, policy makers and investors across the continent and globally.
Nkemdilim is trusted for her attention to detail, the ability to identify key issues and provoke deeper discourse to unlock alternative viewpoints.
Nkemdilim has been recognized as an Obama African Leader, Forbes’s Top Ten Female Tech Founders in Africa, Global Digital Women top 10 Most Inspiring Women in Africa, Lionesses of Africa top 100 Women and Ventures Africa 42 most Innovative Africans.