Mouhamed Diouf

Director of Innovation and project Management, Gainde 2000






Mouhamed Diouf the Director of innovation project management and Business analysis at Gainde2000, is also the Chief Information Security Officer leading implementation of ISO27001, he is in charge of supervising the ISMS and which led to its certification a first in Senegal.
Mr. DIOUF an ICT engineer by training, has 25 years plus in depth experience in ICT platforms. Prior to taking his current position, he headed applications development in different fields from banking, retails to health systems to name few. Mouhamed also implemented custom systems and single windows in Kenya, Burkina Faso, Nigeria adding to his previous experience in Canada and United States.

As vice chair of Project commission of African Alliance for E-Commerce regrouping 17 countries, he led the e-Certificate of Origin project to support the Regional Economic Communities in the implementation of simplification and automation of trade processes. This included his involvement in UN/CEFACT for the definition and use of international standards around the world, from Africa, Europe, Asia to America.
In recent years he is key in Gainde2000 Challenge that result in incubation and nurturing 10 Senegalese startups dealing with technologies ranging from Blockchain, Big Data, IOT and AI.

Why did you decide to be an IIC judge?

quote The future lays on our capacity to nurture the high capacity of innovation of the young generation.

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