El Salvador / Africa

Marta Eleonora Paiar

Chairman Kuwekeza Investment Holdings, Africa
Chief Commercial Officer, Digicel, El Salvador

Panelist: Women entrepreneurship / ICT

Marta is a well-respected leader in the ICT, technology, payments and fintech industry, passionate about managing and growing businesses as well as developing talents. A result focused leader with a soft spot for the human aspect of the business, she has more than 13 years’ leadership experience in Europe, Africa, North and Central America, in top managing consulting as well as leadership roles in commercial, sales and product management in telecom blue chips, amongst others Digicel, Vodafone and Safaricom, working on mobile, M-Pesa, IOT, Cloud etc. Marta is deputy President and Africa Chairman of AIIK-Italian Kenyan Investment Association and sits in the Board of several African focused Foundations, Companies and Tech start ups. She is engaged in leadership functions for women and diversity and passionate about innovation, fintech, women leadership development and entrepreneurship, with a soft spot for chocolate and traveling. Marta mentors youths and entrepreneurs worldwide and is keen to empower women to transform their lives. Marta studied in Italy, Germany, France, USA, speaks five languages, advices several startups and is a regular speaker at African, South American and International conferences.

Marta has 2 dreams: # 1 improve women and children lives. #2: supporting innovative and successful businesses that deliver huge value to investors.