StepWise Appoints Former CIO East Africa CEO Laura Chite as New CCO

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Texas-based impact sourcing service provider StepWise Inc. announced the appointment of Laura Chite as the Chief Commercial Officer. Laura will be responsible for Sales, Marketing, Product, Operations and scaling the StepWise brand across the globe.

For the 5 years prior to joining StepWise, Laura was Chief Executive Officer at CIO Africa, the leading technology content and insights platform serving senior technology professionals in Africa. Prior to that, Laura spent 16 years at Microsoft East Africa in various roles ranging from Sales, Marketing, Business Development and Communication.

Laura is also the Chairperson at iGov Africa, Board Advisory, Director and Founder at HerNovation, which is a Women in IT Leadership Program.

“We are very lucky to have one of the best minds in the technology industry joining our global leadership team. Laura’s experience and expertise will help StepWise leverage the power of technology and talented but underserved individuals to deliver high-quality, socially responsible business process outsourcing services. We are very excited for what this means to our business,  improving our strategic direction and operations to better serve our clients.” said StepWise CEO Chris Harrison.

Speaking during the handover session, Laura said, “I am very excited to be joining this team, given the talented and enthusiastic people. The purpose bit is personal that I must fulfil. I have always wanted to be in a space where I impact and transform lives amongst the disadvantaged.”

“I believe that StepWise has a great business model that uniquely positions itself to fulfil its purpose of changing lives of the underserved individuals. There’s a tremendous value and growth opportunity given its focus on capacity building, creating job opportunities, a strong global portfolio and a seamless global delivery model.”

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