Mitwa Ng’ambi, a visionary leader in the telecommunications industry, serves as the Chief Executive Officer of MTN Group Ltd in Cameroon. As a trailblazing female executive, Ng’ambi has dedicated her career to driving innovation, expanding access to technology, and fostering sustainable growth in the rapidly evolving digital landscape of Africa.
Born and raised in Zambia, Ng’ambi demonstrated an early passion for technology and its potential to transform societies. She pursued her education with unwavering determination, earning a degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Zambia. Armed with a solid technical foundation, she embarked on a journey to leverage her skills for the betterment of communities across Africa.
Ng’ambi’s professional journey began with MTN Group Ltd, one of Africa’s leading telecommunications companies. She quickly distinguished herself as a dynamic and results-driven leader, rising through the ranks with a series of strategic roles in operations, marketing, and customer experience. Her innovative approach and commitment to excellence earned her recognition within the industry, culminating in her appointment as CEO of MTN Cameroon.
In her role as CEO, Ng’ambi has spearheaded transformative initiatives aimed at enhancing connectivity, bridging the digital divide, and empowering local communities. Under her leadership, MTN Cameroon has embarked on ambitious infrastructure projects to expand network coverage, particularly in underserved rural areas. Ng’ambi understands the transformative power of technology in driving socioeconomic development and has championed initiatives to leverage mobile connectivity for education, healthcare, and entrepreneurship.
Beyond her professional responsibilities, Ng’ambi is a vocal advocate for diversity, inclusion, and gender equality in the workplace. She actively mentors aspiring young professionals, particularly women, encouraging them to pursue careers in STEM fields and leadership roles in the tech industry. Ng’ambi firmly believes that empowering women and fostering diverse talent is not only a moral imperative but also a strategic advantage for companies seeking to thrive in today’s competitive landscape.
Ng’ambi’s visionary leadership, technical expertise, and unwavering commitment to driving positive change have earned her accolades and recognition both within and beyond the telecommunications industry. As she continues to lead MTN Cameroon into the digital future, Ng’ambi remains steadfast in her mission to harness the power of technology to create a brighter, more connected future for all Cameroonians.