Senior Business Development Manager, SMEs in Africa at Microsoft
Perry Kamel is the Senior Business Development Manager at Microsoft, responsible for the Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME) portfolio in Africa, Perry is a respected leader in her field throughout the continent. She is authentically passionate about enabling Small and Medium-sized businesses and sees their impact as critical to job creation and economic growth. Over the last four years Perry has been instrumental in penetrating the SME ecosystem, working with public and private sector partners alike, driving geo-expansion and innovative business growth through the digital transformation journey of SMEs across the continent. Perry’s experience and understanding of partner ecosystems, business models, go to market channels and business development within the technology field has granted her the unique position to be recognized from COMESA for her overall contribution to the SME ecosystem in Africa in 2016. Perry was awarded the Women Excellence Award by the Women Economic Forum in 2017. Perry graduated from the Faculty of Arts, is trilingual (English, French and Arabic), with highly tuned interpersonal and communication skills. Her passion and optimism in the way she approaches life, capturing beauty in all its’ essence, leaves both an impact and enchantment with those she meets.