Illuminate Africa Group Ltd: President and Co-Founder
BA, Political Science – University of Washington
JD, Law – Loyola Law School
Stephen A. Newton is a digital entrepreneur who has 20 years experience leading businesses in the online/digital space, and has held various senior level roles within the industry, like, CEO of E-commerce Platforms South Africa with MIH Internet, a division of Naspers; MD & VP for inMobi Africa; Head of Google South Africa; Head of Google Analytics EMEA, VP for the Advertising Exchange EMEA for DoubleClick; and was a founding member, and General Manager of Hitwise in EMEA.
Additionally Stephen serves as an active board member of numerous digital businesses who focus on the African continent. Stephen has working experience in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas and Asia, and holds a Doctorate in Law from Loyola Law School, Los Angeles and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and French from University of Washington, Seattle.