Ibrahima BaNetwork Investments, Emerging Markets Lead at Facebook
Ibrahima Ba is a Network Investments Lead for Emerging Markets at Facebook. He has +20 years experience within telecom infrastructure and internet industries, developing and deploying large scale telecom infrastructure. He leads a team at Facebook which plans, invests and deploys connectivity infrastructure in emerging markets. Prior to Facebook, Mr Ba was Vice President at HIP Consult Inc., in Washington DC, where he led billion dollar telecom infrastructure (submarine cables, terrestrial fiber, and mobile networks) projects in Africa. He started his tech career as a software engineer, then worked with leading US internet infrastructure companies. He holds an engineering degree in computational sciences from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Etienne, France, and an MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA.