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Viola LLewellyn
Co-Founder & President at Ovamba


Viola Llewellyn is the President and co-founder of award winning TradeTech company, Ovamba Solutions, where she oversees innovation, strategic implementation, investor communications, and business development.   Ms. Llewellyn is globally recognized as an expert on African entrepreneurship, Banking, FinTech, diversity and digital transformation for emerging markets.  She is one of the ‘Visible Figures’ referenced in Vanity Fair Magazine’s April 2018 piece on Black Female Tech Founders.   She was also the first African Female Tech Founder to speak at both “Slush”, Helsinki and “Slush, Tokyo”, and in late 2018, her TED Talk was part of the “Reboot” Series with Boston Consulting Group. Ms. Llewellyn has been an Ambassador to the World Economic Forum as a Global Technology Pioneer and has spoken at the prestigious “Davos Summit” conference.  Ms. Llewellyn serves on the board of a number of corporations and is respected  for her support and promotion of fellow women in leadership and STEM disciplines. 

Viola Llewellyn’s family is  from Cameroon.  She was born, raised and educated in the U.K. and lives between the African Continent and the USA.

Agenda Sessions

  • Fintech Founder Insights