Yvette Adounvo Atekpe

Mrs. Yvette Adounvo Atekpe is an astute CEO with extensive professional experience in the field of Information Communication and Technology with significant executive leadership accomplishments in driving business growth for well over two decades. She is accomplished in establishing world class client-centric teams and processes for successful start-ups in Africa and has a passion for strategic governance efforts in building resilient organizations.
Yvette is an alumna of Holy Child School, the University of Ghana, Legon; the Maastricht School of Management, Netherlands and Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration with certifications spanning Sociology, Marketing of Services and Business Administration. She has attained additional certifications in various ICT, Business Ethics and Compliance courses. 
As the CEO for Dimension Data LTD (formerly IS Internet Solutions), she has several industry awards  to her credit, including Cloud provider of the year, ICT Woman and Industry personality, ISP of the year for 4 consecutive years and CIMG Marketing woman of the year 2017. In the international space, she has received the Pan African awards (Africa’s Most Influential Women in Business and Government) by CEO Global 2018/2019 and Woman Rising top 50 corporate women leaders in Ghana. 
Yvette Adounvo Atekpe is recognized as an influential leader within and outside her organization, furthered through her mentorship of young girls in ICT in collaboration with the Ministry of Communication and Internet Solutions/Dimension Data over the past 10 years as well as mentorship of women in business and advocacy for girl child education, in collaboration with Zonta International.   She is a member of Zonta, the Executive Women’s Network (EWN) the NTT Global Leadership Network and the Dimension Data Leadership Forum. She serves on diverse Public and Corporate Boards.