Jessica PokuCountry Manager, Ghana at Uber
Country Manager for Uber in Ghana, Jessica is passionate about using tech to impact the social and economic development of the continent. Prior to joining Uber, she worked at Google on Project Link (now CSquared), set up to build and lease metro fibre in Africa, as the Commercial Operations Manager for Ghana and Liberia.
Jessica has a varied background in Risk Management, Corporate Finance, and Marketing, having worked with First Atlantic Bank, Ogilvy and Mather Ghana as well as Liven in the downtown Chicago area.
Jessica, who is a 2008 recipient of the Bruce Karsh International Scholarship and also one of Ghana’s Top 50 Young CEOs named by the Avance media group, holds a degree in International Comparative Studies from Duke University, and a certificate in Markets and Management from the Fuqua School of Business also at Duke.