Ato Ulzen Appiah

Director, GhanaThink Foundation

Ato Ulzen-Appiah is a (social) entrepreneur, consultant, social media influencer and blogger. He works and consults in the youth and technology spaces primarily. He studied at MIT and Stanford in civil engineering and management disciplines. He's the director at the GhanaThink Foundation which mobilizes and organizes talent for the primary benefit of Ghana. He's a member of the Global Shapers Alumni, part of the World Economic Forum community. He has consulted for various organizations, including the World Bank and the International Trade Centre. He worked at Rancard as product manager building new revenue services off its platform. He worked at Google as a program manager building sustainable tech communities in Africa. He speaks and has spoken at various international forums, including the World Bank Diaspora Trade Forum, African Business Conference at Harvard, and the World Economic Forum on Africa in Cape Town. He co-founded -an African music website and blogs at