Founder and CEO, AppsTech and Cofounder, I/O Spaces
Rebecca Enonchong is founder and Chief Executive Officer of AppsTech, a global provider of enterprise application solutions. She is also cofounder of I/O Spaces, an inclusive coworking space in the Washington DC metro area.
She chairs ActivSpaces (African Center for Technology Innovation and Ventures) supporting entrepreneurs from three tech hubs in Cameroon. She is Vice-Chair of the WHO Foundation, and resident of its US affiliate, the Go Give One Foundation, tackling global health challenges. An active investor in African startups, she is cofounder of Cameroon Angels Network and cofounder and Vice-President of African Business Angels Network. She is Trustee and Chair Emeritus of Afrilabs, a Pan-African network of over 370 innovation centers in 52 African countries supporting over 1 million entrepreneurs in Africa. She also sits on the boards of the International Chamber of Commerce, Venture Capital for Africa (VC4Africa), the US Exim Bank Advisory Council on Advancing Women, and the UN ECA Center for Digital Excellence.
A recipient of numerous awards, Ms. Enonchong was named a Global Leader for Tomorrow (GLT) by the World Economic Forum of Davos, Switzerland. Forbes Africa listed her as one of Africa’s 50 most powerful women in 2019 and 2020. NewAfrican magazine named her one of the most influential Africans in 2014, 2016, 2017, 2020 and 2021. Jeune Afrique magazine listed her as one of Africa’s 50 most influential women of 2017 and as one of world’s most influential Africans in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021. She was Business Insider Africa “Female leader of the Year” in 2022.