Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh Highlights Impact of Disruptive Technologies on Financial Sector at IMF Forum in Dubai

Last week, Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh, Strategic Partnerships Lead for Microsoft’s Africa Transformation Office, delivered opening remarks at the IMF 8th Central Bank High-Level Governance Forum in Dubai. The forum brought together Central Bank Governors, executive and non-executive central bank board members from IMF member states.

Angela focused on the critical aspects of disruptive technologies like AI, Quantum Computing, and Cloud Computing, which are poised to significantly impact the financial sector. She emphasized the potential of Quantum Computing to revolutionize risk management and trading strategies, and highlighted the need for central bank board members to be aware of these technologies as they embark on their digital transformation journey.

Following her remarks, Angela engaged in discussions with Marcus and Kerstin from Deutsche Bundesbank, delving into the implementation and challenges associated with these disruptive technologies. The session provided valuable insights into the dynamic technological landscape shaping the future of finance.

Angela’s expertise in the technology space spans over 20 years, with experience in sales and marketing across the financial services and technology industries. Prior to joining Microsoft, she spent 10 years with IBM, serving as Executive Director/Regional Head for IBM North, East, and West Africa, and becoming the first woman and African to hold the role.

Her leadership and expertise have been instrumental in advancing IBM’s Hybrid Cloud and AI momentum across 35 countries in Africa. Angela’s participation in the IMF forum demonstrates her continued commitment to driving innovation and growth in the financial sector.