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(PanAfrican ACT AFRIQUE Group) Prof. Muhammadou M.O. KAH, new chairman of the board


Prof. KAH is the founder and Chairman of a Start-up Khamsys Technologies located in Bijilo, The Gambia. Prof.KAH served as the third Vice Chancellor of The University of The Gambia (UTG) (2009- 2015), where he also held the position of Professor of Information Technology & Communications and Overseer of the Gambia College. He was the first Gambian born to lead the UTG and the longest serving. He is currently Vice President of Academic Affairs & Provost and Professor of Information Technology & Computing at The American University of Nigeria, Yola, Adamawa State. He also served as Vice Rector for Technology & Innovation and Founding Dean of the School of Information Technology & Engineering at ADA University in Baku, Azerbaijan (2015-2017). Prof.KAH has held teaching and leadership positions in the U.S. Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe. Prof. KAH is passionate about advancing the human condition by strengthening computing, engineering, science, Guiding and leading Strategy & innovation and Organizations and providing thought leadership in IT & Computing education and higher education. He serves in many boards in banking (Zenith Bank-The Gambia) and higher education in The Gambia and Nigeria. He also serves as a member of the Malabo Montpellier Panel and the EuroScience Forum 2018, amongst others. Prof. KAH completed his BS, MS. and Ph.D. at the Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, one of the top engineering and technology management universities in the USA. Prof. KAH also holds a Masters of Science in Financial Engineering from George Washington University, Washington, DC. and a Postgraduate Diploma (DipSI) in Strategy and Innovation from the Said Business School, University of Oxford. In addition, he completed several Executive Education Programs among which the Advanced Leadership (ALP) Program of the Cambridge Judge Business School, University of Cambridge. In Corporate Governance, he has completed the highly reputable International Directors Program (IDP) as an Internationally Certified Director (IDP-C) from INSEAD, through the INSEAD Singapore and Fontainebleau, France, Campus. Prof. KAH is also a member of the Institute of Directors (IoD) in London.

Prof. KAH is a Gambian citizen.

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