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Safroadu "Saf" Yeboah-Amankwah

Senior VP & Chief Strategy Officer, Intel Corporation

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 joined 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 was 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.

Yeboah-Amankwah received both his Bachelor’s and Master’s in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.  He is a former Board member of the United Negro College Fund.

During his time in Africa, Saf was one of McKinsey’s experts on doing business in Africa, leading the firms work in digital and telecommunications across Africa.  While in that role, he supported the turnaround of a leading local telecom operator and 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.

Parent Members

D.L.J.
Honorable Deborah Lee James (Chair)
Former Secretary, US Air Force
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Craig Albright
Craig Albright
Senior Finance Executive Xerox Corp (Former) and Executive Advisor
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A.A
Dr. Alex Alonso, PhD
Chief Knowledge Officer Society for Human Resource Management
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J.A.
Joseph Anderson
Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Tag Holdings, LLC
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D.B.
David Beitel
Chief Technology Officer, Zillow Group
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S.D
Sally Donnelly
Founding Partner, Pallas Advisors
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C.E.
Cheryl Eliano
District 10 National Vice President, American Federation Of Government Employees
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C.G.
Dr. Christopher S. Gopal, PhD
Executive, Consultant, Author & Educator, Global Supply Chain & Operations
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L.H.
Linnie M. Haynesworth
Co-Chair, Defense Business Board; Former Vice President, Northrop Grumman; & Independent Board Director
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E.H.
Erin Hill, Esq.
Former Chief Administrative Officer BNY Mellon
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Suzanne Leopoldi-Nichols
Former Chief Global Business Solutions Officer, WPP
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J.M.
Jennifer McClure
Founder & CEO, Unbridled Talent, LLC
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Oscar Munoz
Retired Chairman, President & CEO United Airlines
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L.S.
General Larry Spencer, US Air Force (Ret)
President, Armed Forces Benefit Association
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D.W.
Dr. David Van Slyke, PhD
Dean, The Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs Syracuse University
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J.V.
General Joseph L. Votel, US Army (Ret)
Former Commander, U.S. Central Command and U.S. Special Operations Command
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D.W.
Honorable David M. Walker
Former Comptroller General of the United States
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General Johnnie Wilson, US Army (Ret)
Former Commanding General, US Army Materiel Command
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Robert Wolf
Robert Wolf
Founder, 32 Advisors
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Subcommittee Members

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Anand Bahl, Chief Information Officer, Micron Technology, Inc.
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Greg Bowman, J.D., Chief Innovation Officer & Vice President of Corporate Development, Siemens Government Technologies, Inc.
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M.D.
Matthew Daniel, Principal of Talent Strategy, Guild Education
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M.K.
Marachel Knight, Senior Technology & Operations Executive AT&T (Former) and Board Director, Marvell Technology, Inc.
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Sarah Mineiro
Sarah Mineiro, Founder and CEO of Tanagra Enterprises
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E.R.
The Honorable Eric Rosenbach, Co-Director, Belfer Center for Science and Internal Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
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B.S.
Brig Gen Bernard Skoch, US Air Force (Ret), Chair of the Board, Air and Space Forces Association
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S.S.
Stan Soloway, President & CEO, Celero Strategies, LLC
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Patricia J. Zarodkiewicz, President, PatZ Consulting, LLC
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