Amadou Arona Sy

Director, ESTEL





M. Sy is a serial entrepreneur, board advisor, mentor and angel investor with over 18 years of experience in venture acceleration, edtech and e-learning, agtech, IT, social entrepreneurship, management consulting and commodity trading. He is the Director and Board Member of ESTEL Group, one of Africa’s leading universities, the founder of Bizzlab Accelerator and the founding member of Dakar Open Campus (DOC), a unified and strategic alliance of 9 European and African universities offering academic and business programs in Dakar, Senegal.
M. Sy currently serves as the Director, Africa, of OnlineFormapro, a French EdTech group focused on digital learning; a Board Director of Media Press Group, West Africa’s first on-demand commercial publishing venture; a co-founder, investor and Board Director of United Press of America, an American publisher of African novels, research and non-fiction; and a member of United+, a global network of venture builders, thought leaders and investors.

Why are you optimistic about the future of work?

quote I am optimistic about the future of work thanx to technology that offers us innovative products and new learning opportunities every single day.

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge to become Economic Prosperity Challenge in 2020