Africa Future Summit Announces 4th Annual Program (Digital Edition)

ATTN: 4th Annual Africa Future Summit
DATE: November 12, 2021 @ 10am-1pm EST.
MEMO: An initiative hosted by the Global Startup Ecosystem in partnership with Google Cloud, AWS, IBM Cloud, Hubspot, Sendgrid, PointGlobal & More

ATTN: Africa Future Summit Announces 4th Annual Program (Digital Edition) 
[New York, USA- [October 25, 2021] Africa Future Summit is pleased to announce the 4th Annual (Digital) program powered by the Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE); scheduled to bring 5,000 Digital Delegates together on November 12, 2021 in partnership with in partnership with accelerator supporters Google Cloud, AWS, IBM Cloud, Hubspot, Sendgrid, DigitalOcean PointGlobal & More.
This year’s program structure is action packed with debate round tables, workshops, interactive demos, partner matching, networking sessions and expert panels. During the course of activities involved in the summit, speakers will speak about frontier tech investments, startup development and ecosystem building. The program concludes with a high profile call to action VIP session with summit speakers, sponsors and partners.

2021 Speaker lineup

1. Professor. Jean Greyling: Acting HOD, Department of Computing Science at Nelson Mandela University
2. Einstein Ntim: Managing Partner, Africa Future Fund
3. Angela Harrington: Vice President, Communications and External Relations | Founder, Women’s Entrepreneurship Week at Berkeley College
4. Kuseni Dlamini: Chairman, Massmart Holdings Ltd | Chairman, Aspen Pharmaceutical Holdings
5. Andile Tlhoaele: Co-Founder, Moja Centres (Pty) Ltd Enterprise Development
6. Matthew Renshaw: Chief Operating Officer, Profica
7. Desire Loumou: Senior Expert-Trade in Services, African Union Commission and AfCFTA Secretariat
8. Clement Lau FRICS: President, RICS | Director and Head of Development and Valuations for Commercial Property Hong Kong Land Ltd
9. Allan Lwanga: Global Programme Lead- AME Enterprise, CBRE
10. Niyi Adeleye: Head Real Estate Finance – Africa Regions, Standard Bank Group
11. Christine Ntim: CEO, Global Startup Ecosystem
12. Pam Snyman CPRE: Founder & Managing Director, REDZetc
13. Nombasa Mawela: Founder, Dreesa Realtors
14. Busie Matsiko-Andan: Executive Director, Africa Future Summit 2021 | Global Stategist, Pont Global
15. Gareth Cliff: Co-founder and President, CliffCentral
16. Toby Shapshak: Editor-in-Chief, Stuff Studios
17. Gabrielle Patrick: CEO, Knabu
18. Denene Erasmus: Editor, Farmer's Weekly SA
19. Carol Bouwer: Businesswoman and Humanitarian
20. Roberta Annan: Founder and Managing Partner, Impact Fund for African Creatives
21. Kibonen Nfi: Creative Director, Kibonen Brands | CEO, Cameroon Clothing Company
22. Khanyi Mashimbye: Consultant, Afreximbank’s Intra African Trade initiative
23. reGina Jane Jere: Editor -in-Chief & Managing Director, New African Woman Magazine

2020 Speaker Network
1. Elizabeth Liu U.S. Department of State: Special Coordinator for the Young African Leaders Initiative
2. Xavier Michon Deputy Executive Director at United Nations Capital Development Fund (UNCDF)
3. Nina Maria Fite U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Angola
4. Einstein Ntim Chief Executive Officer at Global Startup Ecosystem
5. Oliver Nakakande Miss World Uganda | Humanitarian | Fashion Model
6. Victoria Orero Director for PolicyReforms at Prosper Africa
7. Joy Kategekwa UNCTAD Regional Office for Africa
8. Hollie Haggans Community Relations and Engagement, Digital Ocean
9. Iynna Halilou Global Programs Manager , Entrepreneurs Roundtable Accelerator
10. Sandra Moerch- Petersen Chief Content Director, Purpose and Brand Experience, SAP
11. Kuseni Dlamini Chairman at Massmart Holdings Ltd Chairman at Massmart Holdings Ltd
12. Osahon Akpata COO, Group Consumer Bank at Ecobank Transnational Incorporated
13. Karen Matsiko Head of Working Capital & Vice President - Trade Finance Absa Group
14. Brenda nanyonjo Chief Executive Officer at Miss uganda
15. Henrietta Wamala President, Ugandan North American Association.
16. Christine Ntim Chief Marketing Officer at Global Startup Ecosystem
17. Busie Matsiko-Andan Executive Director AFS 2020
18. Eric Osiakwan Managing Partner, Chanzo Capital
19. Stephen Tio Kauma Africa Export Import Bank
20. Georgie Ann Getton-Mckoy Founder, GSE Solutions
21. Troy Blackwell Director of Trips/Surrogates PA for Biden-Harris | Obama White House Alum
22. Maggie Mistal Career Consultant & Executive Coach
23. James Barrood Advisor, Tech Council


25. Chike Ukaegbu CEO at Startup 52/ Former Presidential Candidate of Nigeria 

26. Karl Schlegel Business and Brand Empowerer - Data Platforms, AI, Blockchain, Brand Integration, Enterprise Innovation 

27. Sabrina Lamb Founder and Executive Director of the,

28. Riana Lynn CoFounder and CEO, Journey Foods  

29. Ty Heathe- B2B at Linkedin 

30. Jewel Thompson lecturer at Ashesi University and Incubator Manager for the Ashesi Venture Incubator.

For interests related to speaking, sponsorships, and partnerships, please direct inquiries to  [email protected]

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Africa Future Summit Team

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About Africa Future Summit: Africa Future Summit is the world’s most iconic summit curating an active network of investors, tech entrepreneurs, celebrities, politicians and business moguls. Each year the program gathers thousands of pioneers from across Africa and around the world to address and tackle challenges that affect Africa’s future. The summit serves as a platform for influencers who are sourcing innovative solutions and partners that leverage exponential technology to accelerate Africa as the world’s final tech frontier hub. 

About Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE): Global Startup Ecosystem (GSE) is an education tech recruitment company. With a mission to prepare millennial and future generations for the digital age. GSE brings together both private and public stakeholders to address humanity’s greatest workforce challenges. The platform hosts a series of employer customised accelerator programs, global tech summit gatherings and skills training programs for its membership community. As home to the world’s first digital talent career accelerator program, GSE supports a fast growing network of remote tech professionals. GSE aims to up skill 1 billion people by 2030. 



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