Gerrad Olisa-Ashar
Gerrad Olisa-Ashar has 20 years+ experience in helping businesses optimize technology solutions. He is currently CEO of Cyber Bridge Group a UK based cybersecurity consultancy. He is also the co-founder of the Diaspora Angel Network (DAN) a business angel network that helps Africans in the diaspora build profitable portfolios of African focussed startups.
Gerrad is passionate about getting the diaspora engaged in the burgeoning startups ecosystem in the continent - what he refers to as the African Opportunity. He does so, through DAN, by helping educate investors, facilitate deals and promote entrepreneurs.
Gerrad is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and has an MBA from University of Cambridge, U.K.