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July 2022
Virtual Event

Guy Zibi
Founder & Principal at Xalam Analytics


Guy Zibi is Founder and Principal of Xalam Analytics, a research and advisory firm focused on connectivity, cloud and digital infrastructure markets in emerging economies – and Africa and the Middle East (AME) in particular.

Xalam is one of Africa’s leading firms, for data and insights on the economics and transformation of Africa’s Internet infrastructure, including the impact of hyperscale infrastructure, data centers, private and public clouds. Its investment reports, including “The Rise of the African Cloud” and “The African Data Center Gold Rush” have helped redefine investor perception of the African digital infrastructure opportunity.

Guy has more than a decade-long experience in researching and analyzing technology markets around the world and is recognized as a foremost expert in the economics of ICTs in emerging markets. He was previously Co-founder of AfricaNext Investment Research, an Africa-focused tech equity research firm, an Africa analyst with the Economist Intelligence Unit/Pyramid, and a Global Consulting Director with Pyramid Research.

Agenda Sessions

  • Fireside chat: The untapped potential of Data Centres in North Africa


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