Estelle Akofio-Sowah

Estelle Akofio-Sowah is the West Africa Director for CSquared. CSquared is a technology company making strategic and commercially driven investments into broadband-enabling infrastructure to enable Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) throughout Africa. CSquared helps to bring high-quality and affordable broadband access to Africa’s major cities, providing an impact of inclusive connectivity for social and economic development. Estelle overseas their operations in Ghana, Liberia and Togo.


Estelle has over 18 years of experience in the internet and business development industry in Ghana, including being the Managing Director of BusyInternet, and establishing and leading Google’s operations in Ghana. Highlights of her leadership include launching an award-winning ISP, implementing the Ghana chapter of the World Bank Incubator program, and launching various products and programs aimed at making the internet an integral part of people’s lives. Estelle majored in Economics and Development Studies at the University of Sussex. Her contributions to the internet sector and commitment to excellence earned her listing as one of the Top 100 Women CEOs in Africa. She currently serves on the Board of Databank, Stanbic Bank and the Ghana Domain Name Registry..