Fatoumata Ba

Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Janngo

Board member, investor and entrepreneur. At Jumia, served as Founder and Chief Executive Officer in Ivory Coast, Managing Director in Nigeria and Member of the Executive committee at Africa level, driving the performance of 130 operations across Africa, spanning around 10 verticals in 30 countries with 3,000 direct jobs, 70,000 indirect jobs and opportunities created for more than 500,000 SMEs across Africa. Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Janngo, a tech for good platform in Africa. Janngo builds, grows and invests in pan-African digital champions with proven business models and inclusive social impact. Janngo is backed by top-tier African and International strategic and financial investors including the Mulliez Family and Clipperton Finance. Member of the Board, SouthBridge Investment Bank; Member of the Investment Committee, Creadev Africa; Member of the Council of Women in Africa. World Economic Forum Young Global Leader. Recipient of awards and honours, including: Choiseul 100 Africa Economic Leaders of Tomorrow and Forbes Africa 30 under 30. Passionate about leapfrogging development through technology in Africa, in particular when it comes to women's entrepreneurship and empowerment, SME growth and formalization, as well as tackling health and education issues through medtech and edtech.