12 Top Young African Tech Leaders Of Tomorrow

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Written by Peter Pedroncelli

Africa is fast becoming a key global tech market, and many of the tech leaders of tomorrow are emerging from the continent with Africa’s international ambitions and potential firmly in their grasp.

Well-educated, innovative and with leadership qualities that make them stand out among their peers, Africa’s current crop of young tech influencers are highly impressive and destined for important roles in the fast-paced world of technology.

Headquartered in the heart of Paris, France, Institut Choiseul for International Politics and Geoeconomics is an independent research center that analyzes international relations, economic and political strategies as well as international cultures.

Institut Choiseul produce the Choiseul Africa 100 Economics Leaders for Tomorow, a report independently identifies and ranks the young African leaders of 40 years old and below, who will play a major role in the continent’s future economic development.

The report suggests that these Africans have the “enthusiasm and dynamism to pull their entire continent on the way to success. This general drive can be seen as a hindrance to the establishment and old elites but remains the promise of a better future.”

We have considered this list and determined the top tech personalities, from techpreneurs to investors, business leaders to top innovators, who are testament to the growing influence that Africa has in a global context.

Here are 12 top young African tech leaders of tomorrow.

Sources: InstitutChoiseul, Bloomberg, Globalshapers, Naibuzz, Forbes.