Mr. Kwasi Adu-Gyan

Title: Director-General


 

Mr. Kwasi Adu-Gyan have over twenty years experience in Information Communication Technology in the areas of Systems Engineering and Architecture, Programming, Consulting, Training and  Policy. Until 2009  a strong, vibrant information technology private sector.

" At the Ministry of Communication, Mr. Adu-Gyan  is credited with the successful implementation of the Ghana India Kofi Annan Center of Excellence in ICT, and the Ghana Multimedia Incubator Center and initiated the ICT Entrepreneurship Project for the establishment of an ICT park for Ghana at the Tema Free Zones . ."

Additionally, Adu-Gyan has been championing the cause of Business Process Outsourcing in Ghana,  as a Technical Advisor to the government and Director ITES, the results of which are evident in the AT Kearney global Services Location Index 2009.  Ghana ranking first (1st) followed closely by India on financial attractiveness for outsourcing and other IT services. In addition to attaining to the top ranking  position in Sub-Sahara Africa;  second(2) in Africa and fifteen (15) Globally.  He  pioneered the establishment of Community Information Centers (CIC) to bridge the digital divide between the rural and underserved communities. Mr. Adu-Gyan was a member of NEPAD E-Schools Continental Coordinating team and Ghana’s IT liaison to the Commonwealth

Prior to joining the Ministry of Communications in 2003, Adu-Gyan held several technical and management positions in the United States representing his employers on projects in USA and outside in Asia (Malaysia, Indonesia, China, Taiwan, and the Philippines) and Mexico.  He worked for several well-known Fortune 100 corporations, including IBM Corporations, Arthur Andersen LLP/Andersen Consulting and Trans Union Corporation.

He was educated at Devry University and DePaul University, both of which are in Chicago – USA.