Head of Partnerships, Next Billion Users Africa
Adama Diallo is the head of partnerships in Africa for Google’s Next Billion Users (NBU) initiative. Adama is in charge of driving the strategy, distribution and execution in the region of all NBU programs, specifically economic initiatives and payments solutions, to bring an inclusive internet to the next billion people coming online. Before joining the NBU team, Adama managed the implementation of Google’s Android strategy in Africa through partnerships with some of the world’s largest operators and device manufacturers doing business in Africa. Prior to Google, Adama led all the product portfolio and go-to-market strategy as CMO at Next Generation Innovation, a startup specialized in delivering cloud-based subscriber engagement, analytics, and campaign management services to telcos.