Jane “Nkechi” Egerton-Idehen is a revered figure in the tech world with over 20 years of expertise in the telecommunications sector. Throughout her distinguished career, she has excelled in sales, marketing, and business development, setting ambitious objectives, formulating successful strategies, and leading award-winning teams.
Notably, she has held pivotal positions like the Head of Sales for the Middle East and Africa at Meta (formerly Facebook) and Country Manager for Nigeria at Avanti Communications Group PLC and has collaborated with industry giants such as Ericsson and Nokia-Siemens.
As a seasoned Fortune 500 technology executive and a distinguished angel investor, strategic advisor, and spokesperson, Jane Egerton-Idehen is a transformative asset to any organization she associates with. Her remarkable journey includes leadership roles at renowned multinational organizations, such as Head of Sales (Middle East and Africa) at Meta (formerly Facebook), Country Manager for Nigeria, and Regional Sales Director at Avanti Communications Group PLC.
She has also honed her skills in sales and management with telecommunications giants like Avanti, Ericsson, and Nokia-Siemens.
Beyond her corporate accomplishments, Nkechi is a dedicated advocate for women and girls in STEM fields. Leading the NGO “Women and Career” and authoring the empowering book “Be Fearless: Give Yourself Permission To Be You,” she has inspired and empowered women to excel in male-dominated STEM sectors, leaving a profound impact on the industry.
In addition to her professional achievements, Nkechi Egerton-Idehen is a renowned speaker and has shared her insights on global platforms including TED Talk. Her contributions to the industry have been widely recognized, with her inclusion in Nigeria’s “50 Leading Ladies in Corporate Nigeria” by Leading Ladies Africa.
Nkechi’s educational journey is equally impressive, holding a Master’s degree from the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, and pursuing executive education at esteemed institutions like Harvard Business School and Yale School of Management.
She has recently been appointed as the MD/CEO of the Nigerian Communications Satellite Systems (NIGCOMSAT), Jane (Amadi Nkechi) Egerton-Idehen will lead the organization to new heights. Her strategic vision, innovative thinking, and passion for empowering others make her well-equipped to drive NIGCOMSAT’s mission of advancing communication and digital solutions in Nigeria. Her appointment signifies a new chapter for NIGCOMSAT, and under her visionary leadership, the organization is expected to achieve outstanding milestones in the ever-evolving landscape of technology and communications.