Tech Spotlight: Kunle Awosika is the Country Manager for Microsoft Corporation in Kenya. Kunle is responsible for steering the business to the next phase of expansion through commercial and government engagements while building and growing a high performing.

His career at Microsoft Corporation spans over 14 years having held several senior and key sales and business development roles in the company, including running the telecommunications sector across West East Central Africa (WECA).

Prior to his appointment in Kenya in 2013, Kunle worked as Director, Enterprise & Public Sector Business for (Anglophone) Africa, contributing to the business expansion within the growth region of West Africa. Part of his key achievements in Nigeria includes working with government divisions responsible for the implementation of the Government Wide Messaging & Collaboration Platform (GWMC) to foster a uniform messaging & communication platform across government entities. He was also responsible for driving business in the enterprise market.

Before joining Microsoft, Kunle worked with a local IT company – Solix Technologies.  Prior to that, he worked within the sales and marketing division for the downstream arm of Exxon-Mobil.

He sits as part of the ICT Committee for the Ondo City Vision 2015 in Nigeria and on the board of AMCHAM ICT committee in Kenya…

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‘One of the things we’ve than as Microsoft within the continent is basically an investment in skill development, innovation and in affordable access to technology…those 3 pillars are very critical to the fostering of proper service delivery to any economy’ Kunle Awosika

Credit: Microsoft East and Southern Africa/Connected East Africa