Yemi Keri is a Nigerian technology leader, investor, and entrepreneur who is making a significant impact on Africa’s tech and investment space.


She is the co-founder and CEO of Rising Tide Africa, a women-led angel investing platform that supports early-stage technology startups in Africa. She is also the Chief Executive Officer of Heckerbella Limited, a Digital Transformation company. Yemi has over 22 years of experience in the IT industry, operating at the CEO and C-suite level across the public and private sectors. She has held senior leadership positions at SAP Africa, the Edo State Directorate of Information Communications & Technology Agency, and First City Monument Bank Limited.

Yemi is a passionate advocate for women in technology and entrepreneurship.
She is a mentor to several startups and serves on the boards of several organizations, including the Lagos Angel Network and the Enterprise Development Centre of the Pan-Atlantic University.

Yemi has won numerous awards for her work in technology, including the Centenary Award for the Most Outstanding Public Sector CIO in Nigeria in 2014.
She is a recognized thought leader on digital transformation and has spoken at several conferences and events around the world. Yemi’s achievements and contributions to Africa’s tech and investment space are truly remarkable. She is a role model for many young women in Africa and an inspiration to all who are working to build a better future for the continent.

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