TANCon 2012
The African Network
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Keynote Speakers, Guest Speakers and Distinguished Panelists
Keynote Speakers

Teresa H. Clarke

Chairman and CEO
Africa.com LLC

Paul Rice

President and CEO
Fair Trade USA, Inc

Kofi Dadzie

Managing Director

Distinguished Panel Speakers

Mohamed Hersi

Founder and CEO
AfGlobe Communications

Fred Jordan

Founder and Chairman
Africa Opportunity Fund

Ike Nnamani

President and Chief Executive Officer
Medallion Communications Ltd

Norah Onuoha

Senior Manager
Abbey Building Society Nigeria PLC

Teresa D. Cox

US Department of Trade and Commerce

James Anderson

President and COO
Xpert Financial

Thomas Rausch

Good World Solutions at Fair Trade USA

Nii Simmonds

Dain Network

Laura Spiekerman

Research Analyst
Imprint Capital

Torsor Kotee

Former Vice President
Serengeti Capital

Daniel Laser

President and CEO
Wave 80 BioSciences

Michael Wray

Hall Wray Consultants

Arjuna Costa

Director, Investments
Omidyar Network

Niall O'Cathasaigh


Catherine Berman

Vice President
ASTIA Network

Ken Brown

Founder and Managing Director
Lionchase Holdings

Nozomi Mizuno Witherspoon

Financial Sector Specialist
The World Bank

Myles Stevens

Principal-in-Charge, Architect
Stevens & Associates

Bridgette Sexton

Global Entrepreneurship Manager

Naeem Zahar

President and CEO
Bitzer Mobile

Lola Masha

New Business Development Lead, West Africa

Louis Dorval

Managing Director
Meltwater Entrepreneurial School of Technology (MEST)

Anne Marie Burgoyne

Portfolio Director
Draper Richards Foundation

Chid Liberty

Founder and CEO
Li berty and Justice, Liberia

Landry Signé

Banting Fellow and Lecturer
Stanford University

Tara Lynn Gray

President and CEO
Yadari Enterprises

Michael Szymanski

Director of Business Development
MEST Incubator, Accra, Ghana

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