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Abdullahi Mohamud Botan

Tech Lead @ Microsoft for Startups

As a hands-on tech entrepreneur with a background in software engineering and biotechnology, I am passionate about delivering appropriate technology solutions for desktop and mobile products. With years of experience leading teams, I have a proven track record of success and am a key member of several award-winning teams.

My involvement with the Moonlight Initiative earned recognition as part of the Top 35 under 35 Africa Environmental Winners in 2020. Additionally, I contributed to the success of Turn App Technologies, which was named a Top 60 App Worldwide at Turkey Innovation Week and received accolades at Nairobi Innovation Week and Kenya Innovation Awards.

My work with MyShambaDigital resulted in several prestigious awards, including the Africa Legal Innovation Hackathon 2021 Technology Winners and Top 3 Most Innovative Fintech Finnovating Awards in 2022. I also led the team to become a top 15 finalist in the Total StartUpper Challenge 2021-2022 and a semifinalist in the Global Legal Hackathon 2022.

Finally, as a key member of the Sheria Online team, we received recognition as runners-up in The Hague Institute for Innovation of Law in 2021. I am passionate about driving innovation and delivering results, and I am eager to apply my skills and experience to contribute to a team with similar goals.

Industry Expertise

Logistics, Mobility, IT

Experienced in

B2B & B2C

Business Expertise

Business Development, Funding, IT, Operations, Product, Strategy

Companies previously worked with

Corporates: Microsoft for Startups, Amazon, Crunchbase
Startups: MyShambaDigital, Turn App, Centy