Juliet Ehimuan

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Juliet Ehimuan
Born
Juliet Ehimuan

NationalityNigerian
Other namesJuliet Ehimuan-Chiazor
Alma mater
Occupation
  • technology expert
  • motivational speaker
  • entrepreneur
Years active1993–present
EmployerGoogle

Juliet Ehimuan is a Nigerian technology expert and entrepreneur who currently serves as Google's Country Manager in Nigeria.[1] In August 2011, she was listed in Forbes ' "20 Youngest Power Women In Africa".[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Nigeria, Ehimuan completed her B.Eng. degree in Computer Engineering from Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, with a first-class honours.[3][4] She proceeded to obtain a postgraduate degree in Computer Science from the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom before she went on to complete her MBA programme from London Business School.

Career[edit]

In 1995, Ehimuan began career as Performance Monitoring and Quality Assurance Supervisor at the Shell Petroleum Development Company until 1997 when she left the firm.[5] She then joined Microsoft UK as a Program Manager who oversaw projects for MSN subsidiaries in Europe, Middle East, and Africa; and then Business Process Manager for MSN International.[5]

Upon leaving Microsoft in 2005, she started a firm called Strategic Insight Consulting Ltd. and then later became the General Manager of Chams Plc's Strategic Business Units. In April 2011, she was appointed Google’s Country Manager for Nigeria.[3]

Awards and recognitions[edit]

A Fellow of the Cambridge Commonwealth Society, Ehimuan's contributions to technology and entrepreneurship has won her several awards and recognitions. She is a recipient of the London Business School Global Women’s Scholarship, and while at the University of Cambridge, she received two scholarly awards – Selwyn College Scholar and Malaysian Commonwealth Scholar.[6] In 2012, she won the "IT Personality of the Year" at the 2012 National Information Technology Merit Award.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Okunola, Folarin (12 February 2016). "Pulse List: 5 tips for success from Google Nigeria country manager, Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor". Pulse Nigeria. Retrieved 17 July 2016.
  2. ^ Nsehe, Mfonobong (18 August 2011). "The 20 Youngest Power Women In Africa". Forbes. Retrieved 17 July 2016.
  3. ^ a b Nosike, Moses (13 April 2011). "Google Nigeria appoints new Country Manager". Vanguard News. Retrieved 17 July 2016.
  4. ^ "#PROFILE: MEET JULIET EHIMUAN-CHIAZOR, THE VERY HUMBLE GOOGLE COUNTRY MANAGER IN NIGERIA". Women of Rubies. 7 July 2016. Archived from the original on 13 October 2016. Retrieved 17 July 2016.
  5. ^ a b Bakare, Tonye (2 July 2016). "Juliet Ehimuan-Chiazor: Profile of a humble achiever". The Guardian. Retrieved 17 July 2016.
  6. ^ "Meteoric: Juliet Ehimuan". IT Telecom Digest. 10 December 2015. Retrieved 17 July 2016.
  7. ^ "Juliet Ehimuan Chiazor wins 2012 IT Personality of the Year Award". Nigeria Computers. 20 December 2012. Retrieved 17 July 2016.