TANCon2008 - August 2008 - Next Frontier in Business: Propelling Africa to New Heights
The African Network
  Speakers
Patrick Awuah
Uzoma Dozie
Leila Chirayath
Conrad Coyanda-Parkzes
Yaw Owusu
Eric M.K Osiakwan
Lekan Odugbesan
Emeka Okafor
William M. Guyster
Craig Calfee
Dr. Sam Mensah
George Amoah
Jonathan Porter
Folabi Esan
Jerry Okolo
Mohamed Hersi
Estelle Akofio-Sowah
Richard Osei-Anim
John Njoku
Boahemaa Ntim
Tricia Chirumbole
Anthony Kweku Siaw
Dorothy K. Gordon
Greg Eid

 

Dorothy K. Gordon

Director-General
Ghana’s Advanced Information Technology Institute



Dorothy K. Gordon is the Director-General of Ghana’s Advanced Information Technology Institute (the Ghana-India Kofi Annan Centre of Excellence in ICT), which provides IT training and consulting and promotes context-appropriate R&D in information and communication technology. Her current work focuses on how best to accelerate development in Africa by helping countries to take fuller and more creative ownership of the development of ICT, and to tap into the opportunities that exist within the global innovation economy.

As a specialist in international development with more than 20 years experience, she has consulted to businesses and governments and has worked globally in the public sector and with civil society organizations, with increasing management and leadership responsibilities. She is currently Chair of the E-Government Commission of WITFOR 2009 (the World IT Forum) and President of the IPv6 Forum-Ghana. She is also the Africa spokesperson and Eminent Expert for World Summit Awards-Ghana, and a member of the Champions Network of UNGAID (the UN Global Alliance for ICT for Development). Dorothy holds degrees from Ghana and the UK.

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