Global economist, author and investor Dambisa Moyo announced on Twitter yesterday that she has joined the Seagate Board of Directors who are headquartered at Cupertino, California. Seagate have been in the business of data storage since the 1980s making hard disk drives for the burgeoning personal computer market.
Moyo released a statement saying “I am looking forward to learning about the unfolding technology age and its impact on global business, economic growth and our way of life”.
The multi award winning economist and author - who specializes in the macro economy and international affairs - was born and raised in Zambia, Moyo moved to the U.S to study chemistry, then finance in Washington DC which she followed with a Masters at Harvard and a PHD in Economics at Oxford University.
She is the author of the New York Times bestsellers Dead Aid: Why Aid is Not Working and How There is a Better Way for Africa and How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly and the Stark Choices Ahead, while contributing regularly to the Financial Times and The Wall Street Journal.
Moyo speaks at numerous events around the world on Global Markets, Geopolitics, Global Macroeconomics while considering advances in technology and how that affects our health, work and finance.
Picture courtesy of Dambisa Moyo
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