Wednesday, 19 January 2011
Aneto Okonkwo is the Product Manager of Baraza. Baraza is Google’s newest Question and Answer service. It is a service focused on creating ways for Africans to interact and share knowledge by asking and answering questions, many of them hyper local, or of regional interest only.
Aneto was a senior at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, majoring in Management Science and Engineering. He worked at Microsoft Corporation in 2005 as a Program Manager intern in the Microsoft Office Project group. He had previously completed his undergraduate degree in Management Science & Engineering (with a concentration in Organizations Technology & Entrepreneurship) at the same school where he served as Student Body Vice President.
Aneto is an associate of the Nigeria leadership Initiative (NLI) and served as a Technology Analyst for Obama for America Campaign. He was also a member of the Obama Presidential Transition Team on Technology.
Aneto hails from Enugu, Nigeria. His interests include international development and high tech-entrepreneurship. He has also worked for Goldman Sachs, Roche Diagnostics and McKinsey & Company.
Q&A - CP-Africa
Google's Africa Play - Reuters
Source(s): CP-Africa, others