Microsoft the Technology giant has named Kunle Awosika as the new Managing Director of the Africa Transformation Office (ATO), its subsidiary charged with driving digital transformation initiatives across the continent.
Kunle succeeds Wael Elkabbany, who has been appointed head of Microsoft’s Africa Regional Cluster.
Kunle has held several positions at Microsoft ($MSFT), including director of Enterprise Business and Country Manager Microsoft Kenya, as well as director of Small and Medium Corporates, Emerging Markets. He was also one of three pioneer team members when Microsoft opened its Nigeria office.
He has over 22 years of experience having worked in multiple countries across the continent and is credited with the introduction of different transformational technology solutions to a wide range of organizations in both the public and private sectors.
Launched in 2021, the ATO is focused on enabling growth and fuelling investment in four essential development areas – digital infrastructure, skilling, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), and start-ups.