Tsonam AkpelooNational Chairman, ICT Sector at Ghana National Chamber of Commerce and Industries (GNCCI)Speaker
Tsonam is the CEO of Suku Technologies a multi-award winning, technology Solutions Company in Ghana with clients in Europe and Africa. He leads the Kadodo Africa initiative, which allows African businesses to be profiled and authenticated to directly benefits from the AU continental free trade agreement. He is currently the Chairman for Greater Accra Region for the Association Ghana Industries (AGI)-Ghana’s leading voice of industry and also the National Chairman of the ICT Sector of GNCCI. He chaired the technical committee of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission in Abuja responsible for the development of an E-commerce platform on ECOBIZ for the west-African Sub-region.
He is a Global Shaper and the Founding Curator of the Ho Hub of the Global Shapers Council of the World Economic Forum.
He is on the Governing Council of Accra Technical University, Methodist University College of Ghana, and the Ghana Construction Machinery Mechanics Training Institute (CMMTI) of the NVTI.
He is an Alibaba eFounders initiative fellow, a Mandela Washington Fellow, UNDP Youth CONNECK Fellow and Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur. In 2014, he received, African’s Top 35 under 35CEOs Achievement Awards. He was awarded the Africa’s Young Visionary Entrepreneur Award in 2013 by the African Leadership Magazine-UK
In 2012, he received the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award by the UNDP
He received his Business and Entrepreneurship training at the Alibaba Business School, in China, and also at the Clark Atlanta University Business School. Tsonam ccompleted the Stanford SEED Programme of Stanford Graduate School of Business. He holds masters in Economic Policy Management (EPM) and a BA in Economics and Political Science both at the University of Ghana, legon. He had a post-graduate education in Management Information Systems (MIS) from Ghana Technology University.