Annabel is rated as one of the top females in technology in Africa, and is the xTech.Institute Dean of AI, Automation and algorithms.
Annabel is the CEO and founder of Strider Technologies, a leading fintech, insurtech and edtech consultancy with its own product toolbox that financial institutions can white label for rapid innovation. Strider Technologies has pioneered a unique process for rapid system development and validation allowing the team to solve big problems in very short time frames using intelligent technology.
Although Annabel is a mechanical engineer by training, she decided to move into the exponential technology space when she realised a passion for building systems that educate people and create impactful solutions that serve our society. She most recently founded Brave, a business that has created a world- first mechanism for providing healthcare cover for financially excluded and undocumented individuals throughout Africa.