Speaker Group: Connectivity

Halil Kama

Halil has a strong focus on cultivating strategic partnerships and driving business expansion, with over 17 years of experience, including 7 years specifically at LINX in the IXP field. His day-to-day role includes cultivating partnerships and driving business expansion between IXPs, network operators, and content providers. He has also played a pivotal role in driving… Read more »

Ryan Sher

As C.O.O., Ryan is responsible for global non-shareholder sales, developing and managing all WIOCC Group product offerings, network operations, and procurement. Ryan joined WIOCC in 2009, having held senior-level roles over eight years with Reliance Globalcom (previously FLAG Telecom). He holds an M.B.A. from the London Business School and a degree in Electrical Engineering from… Read more »

Michelle McCann

Michele McCann is the Head of Platforms and Interconnection at Teraco. She is a key member of the Teraco executive and the team responsible for developing and growing the NAPAfrica Internet Exchange into the largest IXP in Africa, focused on servicing sub-Saharan Africa.  Michele has a passion for peering, content and carrier aggregation in Africa and has a… Read more »

Tim Genders

Tim Genders is the Head of Commercial at Project Isizwe and passionate about bring the next billion online in Africa. He has been with Isizwe for the last 7 years taking responsibility for the sustainable development of WiFi connectivity. Tim graduated from Oxford University (St Peter’s College) in 1989 with a 1st class honours degree… Read more »

Niraj Shah

Niraj started his telecommunications career as the Business Markets and Wholesale marketing manager, when France Telecom entered the Kenyan market in 2008 with Orange. He has been in the African data centre industry for the last 5 years and has managed Tier III data centres. Niraj has 15 years’ experience in thought leadership and management… Read more »