Jacobs Social Entrepreneur Fellow

Cheikhou Diaw

Cheikhou DIAW is a dual citizen of Côte d’Ivoire and France passionate about technology, clean-energy and education in Africa. As an LTE Expert, he has contributed to the success of technologies that have tripled the data speed of mobile phones in Europe, the middle-east, south-east Asia and the US.

As one of the newest Jacobs fellow, Cheikhou plans to leverage the extensive resources of the foundation’s talent network to share ideas and heterogeneous expertise while promoting a marriage between technology and education as a powerful tandem that will help spread quality education across Africa.