CEO of Rest of Africa
Edgar is currently CEO of Retro Rabbit Rest of Africa; an offshoot of one of South Africa’ s leading Software companies, which now has an incredible ambition to help drive digital transformation across all industries in Africa and across Europe. He previously held roles as Head of Innovation, IoT and Emerging Business Africa for Ericsson, and be ore that Head of Cloud and IP Services for Ericsson in Africa. He was also Program Director of Ericson’s first smart city strategic start in Rwanda in 2015. Edgar has held various leadership, strategy, sales and technical positions in MTN and Ericsson in the UK, South Africa, Uganda, Rwanda, and Zambia.
He has more than 18 years of professional experience, mostly in the ICT sector, but has spent the last 3 years working with emerging technologies and innovation roles across Africa; trying to help leading companies navigate this new digital era. Edgar holds a Master’s of Science in Telecommunications Engineering from the University Of Manchester (with Distinction) and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Makerere University.