Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Kabelo Makwane Named As Microsoft Nigeria's New Boss

World tech giants, Microsoft, has named Kabelo Makwane as its new country manager for its business in Nigeria. The South African born Kabelo, who joined Microsoft in 2009 is passionate about making local innovation a reality. In reaction to his new appointment he said.
“I am extremely excited to be appointed to lead the Nigerian subsidiary during this dynamic time on the continent.” 

He also shared the company's plans for Africa by adding that , “Microsoft is focused on unlocking the economic opportunities of Africa and it’s a time when the company can have real economic impact in the country.
I believe technology is an enabler at every level of society and am excited at being able to have an impact on this vibrant and unique country.”

“While most technology trends, innovations and consumer products come from the West and the East, Africans are realizing that for us to solve the continent’s technology-related challenges, we have to find African solutions.
According to him, “The renewed emphasis by the Nigerian government on the ICT sector holds considerable promise for what technology can bring to consumers and businesses. It gives us an opportunity to use our technology, talent, time and money to help create sustainable growth in the country and across the African continent.”

He stated categorically that, “I'm excited to be spearheading this continued investment in Nigeria, and certainly look forward to working with government, industry, academia and the general public to enable Nigeria to realize its potential through innovation. I look forward to unearthing the economic opportunities, especially with small businesses to drive job creation, and to foster meaningful 21st century skills in our youth.”

Congratulations to the new country manager at Microsoft Nigeria.

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1 comment:

  1. Congrats to him...hope his administration will be good for Nigeria