Back in 2009, Amadou came back to Africa in a quest to locate the best African software developers to kick-start a software outsourcing venture that operated entirely by African citizens but serving the international market.In the course of his journey, Amadou discovered that Africa has enough human capital talent to create a sustainable, innovative and scalable software industry to rival Asia and perhaps even the U.S. However, he found that most IT practitioners lack the desired skill to make them competitive in the local and international market. It is at this point that his quest quickly become his passion, mitigating the skill gap in Africa.
As the CEO and Co-Founder of Gebeya, Amadou seeks to address the digital skill gap in Africa by producing highly trained African IT talent through training and increasing job opportunities for African Talent by providing an online IT service workplace for the African business market.
Arthur L. Burris, JrStrategic Advisor (USA)
Art Burris has more than two decades of progressive business development and transformation experience as well as cross-team functional leadership that enabled him to significantly impact profitability
Cynthia NjeriBusiness Development Associate (Kenya)
Cynthia Njeri holds a degree in Bachelor of Business Information Technology(BBIT) from Strathmore University. Cynthia began her career as a Project Coordinator at the HP Center in Strathmore University
Fiona NjagiOperations Associate (Kenya)
Fiona is an entrepreneurship enthusiast who started her first business at 7 years old baking and selling homemade pastries to vendors in her community. Since then she has dedicated her time to growing
Ousmane SambaSr. Web App Engineer/Trainer (Senegal)
Muthoni NjokiMarketing Associate (Kenya)
Muthoni is a tech enthusiast who can not code to save her life but can sell you a good story. She began working at a technology startup based in Nairobi while still in university as a brand ambassador
Abou KoneDirector of Engineering (Ivory Coast)
Dubbing his personal blog “The Technological African” was a way for Abou Kone, a Cote d’Ivoire native now living in Maryland, to shock and refactor the thinking of his American developer