Fatoumata Ba, founder & CEO Janngo
Fatoumata BA is a Board Member, Investor & Entrepreneur currently the Founder & CEO of Janngo, the #1 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 & International strategic and financial investors including the Mulliez Family & Clipperton Finance.
At Jumia, the #1 African unicorn, she served as Founder & CEO 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 3000+ direct jobs, 70000+ indirect jobs and opportunities created for more than 500 000 SMEs across Africa.
She is passionate about leapfrogging development through technology in Africa, in particular when it comes to women's entrepreneurship & empowerment, SMEs growth and formalization as well as tackling health and education issues through medtech and edtech.
Her career and commitment have been rewarded with several distinctions including World Economic Forum ‘Young Global Leader’, Choiseul 100 Africa ‘Economic Leaders of Tomorrow’ and Forbes Africa ‘30 under 30’.
She serves on the Board of SouthBridge Investment Bank, on the Investment Committee of Creadev Africa and on the Council of Women in Africa.