Brenda Apio OcaGlobal IT Business Relationship Manager, Agricultural Supply Chain at Cargill
Brenda Apio Oca is a dynamic Woman in Technology, who is not afraid to use her voice to advocate for the dynamic reality and bright future that Africa holds.
As Cargill’s Agricultural Supply Chain Global IT Business Partner responsible for their Process-Data-Technology (PDT) strategy in Africa, she helps to drive innovation and ensure that Cargill stays connected and remains aware of the African AgriTech & FinTech innovations that can help them to provide better services to their customers.
Prior to Cargill she was a Management Consultant for an Independent Consulting Firm, where she led multi-country projects that drove operational efficiency, innovation and better business integration. She is also the Vice-President of Upside Africa, an international NGO that seeks to inspire Africans on the continent and in the diaspora to connect, to create and to build the continent we can be proud of.
Her passion has seen her mentoring young start-ups across the continent and helping them bridge the gap by offering Master Classes and providing one-on-one sessions in her spare time. She sees great potential in how technology can transform agriculture and realise the benefits of the 4th Industrial Revolution.