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Saf Yeboah-Amankwah

Senior VP & Chief Strategy Officer, Intel

Safroadu “Saf” Yeboah-Amankwah is senior vice president and chief strategy officer (CSO) at Intel Corporation. Yeboah-Amankwah leads Intel’s Global Strategy Office, including Intel Capital, and works with the executive team on developing and driving growth-oriented strategies. 

Yeboah-Amankwah joins Intel from McKinsey & Company, where he was most recently a senior partner and global head of the Transformation Practice for the Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) practice, based in Washington, D.C. He is also the global lead of Client Capabilities for the TMT practice. Previously he served as managing partner for South Africa and head of McKinsey’s TMT and Digital practice for Africa, among other roles.

Yeboah-Amankwah received both his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering and computer science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a former board member of the United Negro College Fund.

Education: MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science 1993, Master’s Engineering 1994

Experience:
       McKinsey & Company (26 yrs 3 mos)
       Senior Partner Sep 2018 – Nov 2020; Washington, DC
       Senior Partner Sep 1994 – Nov 2020

During his time in Africa, Saf was one of McKinsey’s experts on doing business in Africa and he led the firms work in digital and telecommunications across Africa. While in that role, he supported the turnaround of a leading local telecom operator led a three-year transformation program at one of Africa’s largest retail banks. He also supported a global private-equity firm in turning around an Africa multinational focused on the agricultural value chain. 

His other efforts helped a high-tech multinational develop a growth strategy for its African operations that led to a 3X improvement in sales and he co-led a three-year transformation for one of the largest telecom OEMs, encompassing operations in North America, Europe and Asia.

 

 

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