Mrs. Karien Bornheim is the CEO of Footprint Africa Business Solutions. She has over 25 years of IT, business, and management experience across a range of industries, but with special emphasis on the financial, telecommunication, retail, and government sectors. She has extensive knowledge of the African continent, having spent close to 20 years covering the IT software business for IBM. She further holds numerous IT certifications from organizations like IBM, SUSE, Citrix, Symantec, and McAfee. Over the course of her career, she has worked on significant multimillion-dollar projects across the world, and has spoken at a numerous conferences in countries such as Nigeria, Kenya, Angola, Tanzania, Cameroon, and Botswana.