Sr. Business Development Manager, Emerging Markets
Snr Business Development Manager, Artificial Intelligence and Intelligent Cloud (AIIC), Microsoft. Bunmi covers strategic engagements in Europe and emerging markets, building technology partnerships leveraging Cloud, IoT, data analytics, AI, cognitive services and emerging technologies. She also works with the Airband Initiative, helping to drive affordable access connectivity solutions, and regulatory relations. She advocates for “technology for good” and diverse digital inclusion, whilst sitting on the Women@microsoft UK Board as the spokesperson for underrepresented ethic groups. Through her own Global Future Observer programme, she aims to demystify industry by encouraging the inclusion and participation of young people in events that shape their future. A dynamic public speaker and thought leader Bunmi has addressed the UN, technology conferences and emerging market trade events about bias in AI, responsible technology in emerging markets, affordable internet access, digital inclusion, being a Women in Tech and Leadership. Previously, Bunmi managed a UK/US Media Licensing team that licensed content for Microsoft business groups including Xbox and MSN and led complex music collecting society negotiations. She has a BSC in Law and Psychology, an MSc in Intellectual Property and is a qualified Lawyer, specializing in Intellectual Property protection. Bunmi is married with four children.