Network Investments & Emerging Markets Lead
Ibrahima Ba is a Director, Network Investments - Emerging Markets at Facebook. He has +20 years of experience within telecom infrastructure and internet industries, developing and deploying large scale telecom infrastructure. He is currently based in California where leads a team at Facebook that plans, invests and deploys connectivity infrastructure in emerging markets, with focus on Africa. Prior to Facebook, Mr Ba was Vice President at HIP Consult Inc., in Washington DC, where he led billion dollar telecom infrastructure (submarine cables, terrestrial fiber, and mobile networks) projects. He holds an engineering degree in computational sciences from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Mines de Saint-Etienne, France, and an MBA from Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA.