Esther Adem

Esther Adem

Digital Transformation Specialist, Brac International, Kenya

I’m a digital transformation professional with over 6 years of experience in Digital Strategy, Market Research, Financial Systems, and Agile Project Management. I currently work as a Digital Transformation specialist at BRAC International based in the Africa regional office, Nairobi Kenya, where I provide Digital financial guidance and support within the 6 markets in both Africa and Asia where we have our Microfinance presence. Before joining BRAC International, I worked at Safaricom PLC, as an Agile Coach, Financial Systems Analyst and also as a Digital Transformation Manager in the same organization. I was responsible for accelerating and supporting implementation of relevant and practical digital transformation initiatives to enhance customer experience. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and Accounting from Strathmore University with certifications in CPA, UX/UI, Agile, CIM, and currently undertaking my Master’s degree at Liverpool John Moores University, specializing in Project management. I’m passionate about using technology as a tool to bridge the gap in offering digital services and drive financial inclusivity.

12:45 pm - 1:30 pm

Ambition VS Challenges. How the 2022 CIOs are embarking upon the journey of fearless leadership while tackling financial, geopolitical and managerial challenges

Moderator: Faheem Ali, Chief Technology Officer, Elite, East Africa, Kenya

Dickson Quartey, IT Operations Manager, First National Bank, Ghana

Uma Steve Kalu, CIO & Head, Information Services and Technology, NSIA Insurance Limited, Nigeria

Esther Adem, Digital Transformation Specialist, Brac International, Kenya

Nelson Lutta OJ, Senior Manager, Customer Engagement and Advocacy Apollo Agriculture, Kenya Africa