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Ben Roberts
Chief Technology and Innovation Officer (CTIO) at Liquid Telecom

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Ben has been the Chief Technical Officer for Liquid Telecom Group since 2006. With over 20 years’ experience across a range of technologies in design, support, integration and operational management roles, he has led the group’s networking and product strategy, expanding its technology base and fibre network across Africa.

Ben led the integration and business transformation of Liquid Telecom Kenya as CEO from 2013 to 2017 and remains in Kenya as board chairman. Having returned full time to the role of CTO, he is now additionally looking at future innovation and digital transformation of services. Before joining Liquid Telecom, Ben was responsible for electronics design and satellite systems at Ericsson UK Limited. He also worked with Lotus Cars, the British sports car manufacturer, as an engineer. Ben holds a BSc Hons Physics from the University of Bristol in the UK.