Microsoft Inc. has appointed Olatomiwa Williams as the new Country Manager for Nigeria.
The organisation announced this through a press release.
Olatomowa joined Microsoft in 2010 as the Enterprise Voice Technology Specialist.
She has also held various positions including Partner Technology Manager, Dynamics Partner Sales Executive as well as Account Technology Strategist.
She has over 21 years of Information technology experience which spans Solution implementation, Solution Sales and Channels Management.
Olatomiwa added that it is 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.
“I am very optimistic of where Africa is headed and how we have a unique opportunity to use technology to transform the lives and business in this region.”
A graduate of Computer Science from the Federal Polytechnic, Offa, she also holds a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Liverpool.
The Specialist Sales Leader previously worked with the extended team and the company’s partner organizations to grow cloud revenue across enterprise customers.
The newly appointed Country Manager takes over from Akin Banuso who is the Enterprise Commercial Lead for Middle East and Africa– Multi market region.
“She will lead Microsoft efforts to accelerate Nigeria’s Digital transformation and cloud adoption across all Microsoft customer segments. By working to identify new opportunities and mobilize internal organization resources as well as external stakeholders”.
Microsoft’s Middle East and Africa – Multi market region’s general manager, Ibrahim Youssry noted that he is thrilled that Ola will bring her unique expertise to take the country to new heights, and also play a part in the larger leadership team to design how to address Africa’s business landscape.