LibPositives Spotlight of the Week Taa Wongbe
LibPositives Spotlight Presents Taa Wongbe
Taa Wongbe is the Founder and CEO of The Khana Group (TKG), a social impact advisory firm with a mission to develop sustainable solutions that will positively impact and transform lives.
As the CEO of the firm, Taa is responsible for all aspects of the firm’s strategy, teams and operations across all four offices – New York, Liberia, Nigeria and Ghana. He has served a wide range of clients and led projects for governments, corporations, multilateral institutions, aid agencies, and social impact investors in Africa and around the globe that were focused on strategy, program design and development, organizational development, and technology.
Prior to TKG, Taa was Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Pangean Technologies, a technology firm that provided communication solutions and services to corporations globally. He was responsible for driving technology innovation within the firm and delivering new products and services to clients. As Chief Technology Officer, the company won two consecutive Product of the Year awards and positioned Pangean Technologies as an emerging leader in its space. Taa has also served as a consultant with Deloitte ToucheTomatsu, McKinsey & Company, Gartner, and ThruPoint in New York, specializing in strategy, operations and technology engagements for global organizations. Originally from Liberia, Taa has spearheaded various social impact initiatives to foster the growth of SMEs, build capacity and empower women and youth in Africa. He also sits on the board of a number of non-profit and social impact organizations.
He is a CNN contributor and was recently awarded the Business Leadership Excellence Award and inducted into the African Leadership Magazine's CEO Hall of Fame. Taa added to his many accomplishments by being named one of the 100 Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD) under 40 globally.