Emmanuel Bama

Co-Founder / Chief IT Project Manager, Billet Express Mali

Bamako, Mali
Cohort: Ashoka Bootcamp, Dakar, 2018

Emmanuel Bama, is an IT project manager and co-founder of Billet Express, with 7 years of experience in the field of telecom networks, open technologies and geographic information systems. He holds a degree in Systems and Telecoms Network Design Engineering. In 2013 as a student engineer in computer science, he and three of his classmates started a digital and collaborative mapping initiative to map all the regions of the Cote D'Ivoire in an effort to save lives and promote Open technologies. This project is called OpenStreetMap Cote D'Ivoire. Then, in 2016, as an international volunteer from the Francophonie, he contributes to support the OpenStreetMap collaborative free mapping project in French-speaking West Africa countries. Starting in 2017, Emmanuel held the position of Director of the technology pole at a private university and Hub Manager for a social innovation space. From 2017 to now as Chief IT Manager, Emmanuel is at the very core of innovative initiatives and is part of the driving force behind projects such as Billet Express, Data Transport and Hmobility. focusing on the digital transformation of transportation and Mobility in Africa countries.