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Mark Walker
Associate Vice President, Sub-Saharan Africa at IDC


Mark Walker currently leads the research and consulting practice at IDC covering Africa. He has over 25 years’ experience in the information technology and telecommunications industry and has is currently responsible for leading research and analysis of technology markets across Africa. His current focus includes the government, telecommunications, financial, and energy sectors.

Mark’s consulting resume includes national ICT policy formulation, socio-economic impact of technology, market opportunity assessment, strategic market planning, and competitive positioning in emerging markets.

His academic achievements include qualifications in telecommunications engineering, business administration and humanities.

Agenda Sessions

  • AI for Africa: Unlocking Potential From Call-Centre to Conglomerate