Executive Director / Regional Head, North, East and West Africa
Angela is the Executive Director / Regional Head for IBM North, East and West Africa. She is the
first woman and the first African to serve the role, and an inspiring thought leader in
the technology space for the continent. She leads the organization’s business and
strategy, enabling clients to grow and transform, and has been a key player in
advancing IBM’s Hybrid Cloud and AI momentum across 35 countries in Africa.
She has over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing across the financial
services and technology industry, balanced between global and local stints. Since
joining IBM Ghana in 2011, she has worked across various business units in East and
West Africa and served a global role for IBM in the United States of America. In 2015,
she became the first female Country Manager for IBM in Africa, a role that saw her
broker some of the largest deals in East and West Africa.
Angela continues to be recognized as a strong advocate of ‘women supporting women’
among her peers and is an avid mentor for women in the corporate sector. She is also a
philanthropist at heart, supporting the development of the lesser privileged in rural
Ghana. She is a recipient of the US African Women Forum’s Global Impact Leadership
Award, African Achievers Awards for Excellence in Business and is also ranked as one
of Africa’s most influential women by Avance Media.
A proud mother to two boys and an Alumna of the Harvard Business School, Angela
also holds a BA in Marketing and French from the London Metropolitan University.