Thierry  Zomahoun

Gamma Institute of Technology

Thierry Zomahoun

2023 2023 Jury | Lab Jury Lab Jury Emerging Talents (Falling Walls Lab)

An award-winning international development leader, Thierry has led groundbreaking scientific and technology-based initiatives for industry and services, innovative education and learning, and cutting-edge training and research. Thierry is global thought leader in innovative learning and education, a geopolitical economy strategist, and a seasoned senior executive with extensive experience leading organisations in academia, international development, and technology firms on four continents. Over the past three decades, Thierry has held several leadership roles as Founder, President and CEO, Board Chair, and Chairman and Chancellor. He holds an impressive track record of building organisations from the ground up. He established and developed several startups, managed complex multi-country operations, and built strategic alliances and partnerships across a combined portfolio of 27+ countries. Named one of NewAfrican Magazine’s Top 100 Most Influential Africans in 2019, Thierry also received the Transformational Development Leadership Award in 2018 in Brussels. An alumnus of McGill Desautels School of Management and HEC Montréal (Canada), a graduate of the University of Geneva (Switzerland) and the National University of Benin (Benin Republic), Thierry, and his family, live in Canada.

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