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“In the coming months and years, the Internet is going to play a hugely significant role across our region, and particularly in Uganda.  It’s an exciting time to join Google, as their African team grows”, says Ham.   “I am looking forward to being back in Uganda and helping to make the Internet accessible, relevant and useful for Ugandans, and also helping Ugandan enterprises take advantage of the online world to grow their businesses”

Joe Mucheru, Google Lead for Sub Saharan Africa said: “Google sees great potential in the Ugandan market.  We are delighted to have Ham on board, bringing his expertise and knowledge to help fulfill that potential.”

Prior to joining Google, Ham worked as a consultant for the leading Strategy firm Bain & Company in their Los Angeles office. In this role, Ham articulated and drove detailed, data driven strategic initiatives for C-level clients in Fortune 500 companies within the Media & Entertainment, Semi-conductor, Consumer Products and Healthcare industries. Prior to assuming his previous role at Bain & Co., Ham held a series of engineering and ICT policy development roles with the Uganda Communications Commission.

Ham holds a B.S. in Electronics from the University of Dar-es-Salaam, an M.S. in Operational Telecommunications from Coventry University and an M.B.A from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.