I´m passionate about innovation and company building, committed to the promotion of the startup ecosystem in Angola, creating enduring and meaningful companies. I´m the Local Leader of Founder Institute chapter in Angola. I was one of the Co-founders of the first private electronic communications and telecomm initiatives in Angola; "ANGONET" in 1994, the 1st Internet Service Provider "EBONet" in 1996 and the private Telecom Operator "NeXus" 2003-2005. I´m dynamic and resilient with strong leadership skills and team building. Customer and sales orientated with strategic business vision. Advocating for entrepreneurship with purpose, women inclusion in technology and talent as a global element. I´m loving mam and wife. Music, reading and travelling lover. Online Appointments: https://calendly.com/hpcogle/30min-office-hour
Professional Experience Includes: Founder Institute Luanda Managing Director (Sep 2019 – Present) Local Leader (2018 – Present) Startups Acceleration Program: Supporting entrepreneurs to develop their businesses and organizations, from the idea, through business model validations, to creating strategies, products and services that are self-sustaining and scalable, seeking concrete growth and real viability of the positive impact on society. __ AFRICA MOVES Member of Startup Selection Committee (Apr 2019 – Present) AFRICA MOVES - THE ULTIMATE AFRICAN TECH AND INNOVATION EVENT. The place where the global innovation community meets with Africa’s Disrupters in order to bridge the gap between global technology hubs. __ MSTelcom Group Sales Manager (Jan 2019 – Present) Director Of Business Development (Feb 2017 – Apr 2018) Business Development Director (Apr 2017 – Feb 2018) Development and performance of all sales activities focus in corporate market; Oil&Gas, Telecom and Enterprises. Direction of sales team towards the achievement of maximum profitability and growth in line with company vision and values. __ Marketing & Sales Manager Nexus 2003 – 2005 ___ Marketing Manager EBONet 1996 – 2003 EBONet was the 1st ISP in Angola founded in 1996. Co-founder, responsible for the Strategic Marketing, including business plan & sales strategy development.