Meet the Tech Companies Creating Opportunity in Africa

Apr
21
2016

For our family, it’s the homecoming routine. I pull up to the house and my son flies out of the car to inspect the box or two on our front stairs. Santa only delivers once a year, but Amazon leaves [Continue Reading]

At the U.S.-Africa Summit, Leaders Need to Signal Change

Oct
6
2014

Washington is usually quiet in August, but an event next week has the potential to shake things up for business and foreign policy. More than 200 U.S. and African CEOs, including the heads of General Electric, Walmart, Blackstone, Google, and [Continue Reading]

What Africa Can Teach U.S. Business Leaders About Uncertainty

May
27
2014

I’ve spent the past several years with the most successful business leaders in Africa, today the fastest-growing continent on earth. Africa’s uncertainty is all encompassing. How big is the market? What does the consumer want? Where will the highways be? [Continue Reading]

How GE and IBM are Playing Global Development to Win

Apr
18
2014

Most big corporations follow global development trends. Where there is economic growth, there is opportunity, and the companies that can predict where growth will take place are better positioned to take advantage of it. That is the reactive approach to [Continue Reading]

Four Things to Get Right in Fast Growth Markets

Oct
28
2013

As chief executives in the US scour the world for growth, they find the largest opportunities in some of the youngest markets. The fastest growing continent in the world is Africa, a two trillion dollar market where a third of [Continue Reading]