Bandwidth Gains Will Benefit All of Africa
This blog post is part of a new video blog series—Fiber
Friday. Our subject matter
experts will provide you with some insight into the world of fiber optics,
covering various industry topics.
There is no doubt that bandwidth can benefit everyone. Today, you can advance your education, buy anything you want or stay in contact with friends and family around the world.
As I stated in my
last vlog, Africa is an emerging market for telecoms; however, it faces challenges. Even with challenges, there is huge potential for the more than
people living there.
In my latest vlog, I discuss the benefits to be gained in e-healthcare, agriculture and the spread of African culture by deploying high-speed networks on the continent.
About the Author
Pape Ndaw is the Vice President
of Global Sales Strategy, Planning and Operations for CommScope, a global
leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks. He is
responsible for elaborating and executing the long term sales strategy and
leading all sales support functions globally. Those include sales operations,
customer service, sales enablement and inside sales.
Pape Ndaw has been with
CommScope for the past six years. His career spans supply chain leadership, sales
and business development roles across a broad spectrum of industries including
Automotive, Energy management, Strategy Consulting and most recently Telecoms.
Before his currently role, Pape was leading sales for the Europe, Middle East
and Africa region. He was combining that role with the one of General Manager
for Africa. In that capacity, Pape and his team supported telecom carriers to
deploy fiber based networks in the African continent bridging the internet
connectivity gap in that part of the world. Pape brings a truly unique
perspective to the business thanks to his broad international and functional
exposure. In various leadership positions, Pape has lived and worked in Africa,
France, China, Belgium and the USA.
Pape holds a Bachelor and a
Master of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of
Bordeaux (France) as well as a Master of Business Administration from HEC Paris