Wagane Diouf

Executive Chairman, Medina Digital Finance






Wagane is the Founder and CEO of Medina. He is responsible for providing leadership to the team and oversee the design and implementation of the company strategy.
Prior to founding Medina, Wagane was Head of Private Equity at Shelter Afrique. During his career, he spent a 15-year career in the Venture Capital and Private Equity Industry with a focus on the Microfinance Industry and Real Estate Industries in Africa. As the Fund Manager Wagane Diouf has led investments and participated in the Governance of Africa’s leading Microfinance Banks such as Equity Bank, Banco Socremo, Access Bank Madagascar, Wizzit Bank and many others. Prior to embracing a career in Venture Capital and Private Equity, He spent 14 years in the Information Technology Industry in Europe and the United States.
He is a graduate of Paris Business School with a Bachelors degree in Computer Science and a Bachelors degree in Finance. He holds an MBA from Georgia Institute of Technology.

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