Clifford O. Derrick

Senior Business Strategy Analyst, Liquid Telecommunications Group






Clifford is a Senior Business Strategy Analyst at Liquid Telecommunications Group where he oversees technology and innovation strategy and digital transformation programmes across Liquid Telecom’s Africa operations based out of London and Nairobi.

Clifford has worked in the U.K. with Ascot Racecourse and the N.H.S as an Information Management Consultant where he was part of a team that successfully implemented best data practices and policies; and with Orange-Kenya (currently Telkom Kenya) as a Business Analyst focused on East and Central Africa Enterprise Business, prior to joining Liquid Telecommunications Group.

Clifford holds an MSc in Information Management and Systems from Henley Business School, University of Reading and a BSc in Information Systems and Technology – Software Development from United States International University, in addition to other extended executive education and leadership programs. He is also a Henley Business School Ambassador and a fellow at BCS, The Chartered Institute for I.T. (U.K.).

During his off time, Clifford actively participates in mentoring young students as part of the Henley Alumnus Mentorship program, alongside participating in other pro-bono and community development initiatives.

Why are you optimistic about the future of work?

quote With the emergence of IoT, The Cloud and AI, the future of innovators on the African continent, shines bright. Endless opportunities abound, untethered by borders.

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