Juliet Ehimuan is the Country Director of Google Nigeria and is responsible for leading Google’s business strategy in West Africa and Next Billion Users initiative in Africa.
Under her leadership, the Google team has made significant impact on local content development, infrastructure deployment, and digital capacity building. Juliet has actively contributed to developing national strategies including Nigeria’s broadband plan in 2013, and ICT incubation strategy in 2012. For her efforts, She received an award for most outstanding contribution to local content development from NIMES and the NCC.
Juliet has 25 years’ experience in Tech & New Media across EMEA. In her career, she has had numerous awards and commendations. For instances, she was featured in the BBC Africa Power Women series in 2016, awarded IT Personality of the Year in 2012 by the Nigeria Computer Society, Digital Personality of the year 2016 by Marketing World; and received a 2015 Titans of Technology award from TechnologyAfrica. She was also named by Forbes as one of the top 20 power women in Africa, and by the London Business School as one of 30 people changing the world.
Juliet holds a Bachelor’s degree (1st class honours) in Computer Engineering from the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife , an Executive MBA from London Business School and a postgraduate degree in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge/ She is a recipient of the London Business School Global Women’s Scholarship, and at Cambridge University was awarded Selwyn College Scholar and Malaysian Commonwealth Scholar. She is a Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society.