Responding to her new appointment, Joe Mucheru; Googleâ€™s lead for Sub Saharan Africa said:
â€œGoogle sees great potential in the Nigerian market. We are excited to have Juliet Ehimuan bring her expertise and knowledge to help fulfill that potential.â€
â€œItâ€™s a very exciting time to be joining Google where, amongst other initiatives, I will be helping Nigerian enterprises take advantage of the online world, to better engage with their customers and grow their businesses,â€ Ms. Ehimuan said.
â€œThe Internet is set to play a critical role in the countryâ€™s socio-economic development; Google is committed to investing in Nigeria and to making the internet accessible and relevant for all Nigerian users,â€ she added.
Ms. Ehimuan brings her industry expertise in technology that spans experiences inÂ Europe, Middle East, (EMEA) Africa and the United States to the role. For more information, read her bio below.
She worked with Microsoft UK for 6 years, initially as a Program Manager managing Strategic Projects for MSN Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA).Â She received the Microsoft â€œShip-ITâ€ award for successfully launching the new MSN online subscription business in the UK, Spain, Italy, and Germany.Â She is a pioneer member of the African Computer Network for Developing Countries sponsored by the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy in 1995. She also worked with the Shell Petroleum Development Company as a Performance Monitoring and Quality Assurance Supervisor from 1995 â€“ 1997.
In 2005, she left Microsoft to start SI (Strategic Insight) Consulting Ltd UK, focused on providing collaborative programs that connect African Business leaders and Professionals with their global counterparts. The SI team clients are made of an eclectic mix of organisations including MSN, BP (British Petroleum), Royal Bank of Scotland, Harvard Business School alumni club, representatives from all banks in Nigeria, the Central Bank of Nigeria etc.
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