Patrick Awuah

Founder & President, Ashesi University

Patrick Awuah is the Founder & President of Ashesi University, a private not-for-profit institution that has quickly gained a reputation for innovation and quality education in Ghana. Before founding Ashesi, Awuah worked as a Program Manager for Microsoft where, among other things, he spearheaded the development of dial-up internetworking technologies and gained a reputation for bringing difficult projects to completion. Awuah was nominated as a Young Global Leader 2007 by the World Economic Forum; and in recognition of his service to Ghana, was awarded Membership of the Order of the Volta by His Excellency, President J.A. Kufuor in July 2007.