Team Management Biography

ABOUT

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Djalil Assouma

CEO Africa Digital Solutionsr

Djalil ASSOUMA is an ICT and Telecoms Expert with experience in Digital Transformation in Public and Private sector. He is currently CEO of Africa Digital Solutions, an IT and Telecom company incorporated in Senegal (Africa) and part of Africa Development Solutions Group (ADS Group).

In this position, he is in charge of supervising the first stage of the Africa Single Digital market designed by the Smart Africa Alliance, and consisting in deploying interconnectivity amongst 7 African countries in what is known as the ‘western african digital pool’.
Mr. Assouma was previously CEO and Chairman of Benin Telecoms, the National Telecommunication Operator in Benin; in that position and as a member of the Presidential Digital Council, he played an instrumental role in the digital transformation of the country and deployed National High-speed Broadband networks including 4G/LTE. He also lived and worked in Canada for Large Telecoms companies like MTS/Allstream and Telus Communications. Mr. Assouma holds an MBA in Finance and Strategy from Concordia University, a Master’s of Science degree in Mobile computing and a Bachelor’s degree in Telecommunications from Polytechnique Engineering School of Montreal (CANADA).