Ola Williams has emerged as the new Country Manager for Microsoft Nigeria. The former Enterprise Voice Technology Specialist and Specialist Sales Leader will take over from Akin Banuso who will now serve as the Enterprise Commercial Lead for the Middle East and Africa– Multi market region.
Her new role will see he leading Microsoft to accelerate Nigeria’s Digital transformation and cloud adoption across all their customer segments. Furthermore, she’ll identify new opportunities and mobilize internal organization resources as well as external stakeholders.
Ola who has spent 21 years in IT has expressed optimism about the positive growth of IT in Africa. She believes that Africa has a lot of potential regarding the use of technology to better our lives and transform our businesses.
Speaking after the announcement was made, Ola said: “it’s a great honour to be taking on this exciting journey at a time when the organisation is focused on growing and accelerating Africa’s transformation.”
Ola who holds an MSc at the University of Liverpool will join Microsoft’s Middle East and Africa – Multi market region’s Leadership team and will report to the Multimarket region’s General Manager, Ibrahim Youssry.