Senior Research Manager, Telecoms and Media - IDC

Mr. George Kalebaila is a senior research manager at IDC, with responsibility for telecommunications and media in Africa. He has over 15 years of experience in the Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) telecommunications sector. Prior to joining IDC he was a manager at Accenture, where he worked with various operators in South Africa and Nigeria and focused on the areas of cost reduction, business models, entry strategies, and business transformation. He also previously worked as a senior consultant at Ericsson SSA, where he was responsible for operational efficiency and strategy consulting. Further back, he worked in network planning and optimization at Cell C, and performed radio and transmission-related functions for Zamtel in Zambia.