Telema is the Co-President and Chief Technology Officer at Youth for Technology Foundation (YTF). In this role, he is responsible for leading all elements of YTF’s technology roadmap, including award-winning 3D Africa. Telema is a technophile with deep commercial acumen and a heart for social causes.
Telema is a seasoned engineering executive with over 20 years of management experience with multinational corporations including General Electric, Emerson Electric and Electrolux. He comes to YTF with a broad range of domain expertise in energy management, solar power system architecture, wireless communication infrastructure, cloud-based applications and digital control systems.
An accomplished business & technology leader, Telema has an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, an MS in Computer Engineering and BS in Electrical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology.