IMAGINE Leaders – Fatoumata Ba
Janngo Capital, Founder & Executive Chair
Fatoumata Ba is a Tech Entrepreneur & VC Investor, Founder & Executive Chair of Janngo Capital and Chairwoman of the Board of Auchan in Africa. Janngo builds, grows and invests in pan-African ‘tech for good’ champions with proven business models and inclusive social impact. At Jumia, the #1 tech unicorn in Africa to be listed on the NYSE, she served as Founder & CEO in Ivory Coast, Managing Director in Nigeria and Member of the Executive committee at Africa level, driving the performance of 130+ operations across Africa, spanning around 10+ verticals in 30+ countries with 3000+ direct jobs, 70000+ indirect jobs and opportunities created for more than 500 000 SMEs across Africa. Her career and commitment have been rewarded with several distinctions including The World Economic Forum ‘Young Global Leader’, Choiseul 100 Africa‘Economic Leaders of Tomorrow’, Forbes Africa ‘30 under 30’ and the Aenne Burda Award for visionary leadership, optimism & courage alongside Marissa Mayer, Arianna Huffington and Viviane Reding.