Explain your job to a five-year-old.
I help big companies create things people will love.
What is your most-used emoji and why?
🌻 The sunflower emoji lately - This is probably because it represents to me what is new. I see it as centering and wholesome, so I tend to sign off with this emoji in messages.
What’s the first career you dreamed of having as a kid?
Surgeon. I watched a lot of ER as a child and was enthralled.
If you weren't working in your current role, what other role in tech would you probably be in and why?
I would be working to develop policy for the technology sector. I believe that it is a fundamental element to ensure sustained industry-wide innovation.
What are you reading currently?
No single title comes to mind. But I am inspired by the work of Naomi Wolf, Noah Yuval Harari, and Eric Ries.
Knowing what you know now, what advice would you give your 18-year-old self?
Stay curious. This will serve you in ways you currently couldn’t possibly imagine. The world expands exponentially with curiosity, and as the world expands, so do the possibilities.
A genie gives you one wish for the African tech ecosystem, what would yours be?
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