Neila Ben Zina
Founder and CEO, Wimbeetech
Neila Benzina was CEO Middle East & Africa, Business & Decision. After graduating from the National Institute of Telecommunications of Paris (TelecomSud Paris), she has worked for 3 years in France, as a consultant in the field of Business Intelligence, Customer Experience and Digital with major French groups such as than Saint-Gobain, Renault and LVMH. She was President of Business & Decision for the MENA region until the group was acquired by Orange Telecommunication. Following the acquisition of Business & Decision in 2018, she left the group and co-founded Wimbee, a consulting and engineering company in the field of digital and data analysis. She developed the activities to become a leader in the MENA region addressing both local and international customers in a co-localised mode.
In July 2019, she co-founded the Holberton School Tunis, a computer computer science school founded in Silicon Valley.
In 2015, she was decorated as a Knight of the National Order of Merit. She was selected among the 50 most powerful women in Africa by Jeune Afrique in 2017.
She was President of the Tunisian Association for Communication & Technology, Founding Member of Amena (Development & Microfinance Association), Vice-President of AmCham, in charge of information and communication technologies and Vice-President in charge of the Communication of Réseau Entreprendre.
Neila was selected to be part of the 2022 Fortune-U.S. Department of State Global Women’ s Mentoring Program.
Mentor: Angela Yochem, EVP, Chief Transformation & Digital Officer, Novant Health