StepWise announces Laura Chite as the new Chief Commercial Officer

StepWise announces Laura Chite as the new Chief Commercial Officer

NAIROBI, Kenya, Sept. 10– StepWise Inc., an impact sourcing service provider with offices in the United States and Kenya, has announced the appointment of Laura Chite as its new Chief Commercial Officer.

Laura will be responsible for Sales, Marketing, Product, Operations, and scaling the StepWise brand across the globe.

Laura has more than 20 years of senior management experience. For the 5 years prior to joining StepWise, Laura was Chief Executive Officer at CIO Africa, the leading technology content and insights platform serving senior technology professionals in Africa. It was during her tenure that CIO East Africa transformed into CIO Africa owing to its tremendous growth and resonance with the ICT professionals in the region. Prior to that, Laura spent 16 years at Microsoft East Africa in various roles ranging from Sales, Marketing, Business Development, and Communication.

Laura is also the Chairperson at iGov Africa, Board Advisory, Director, and Founder at HerNovation, which is a Women in IT Leadership program.

“We are very lucky to have one of the best minds in the technology industry joining our global leadership team. Laura’s experience and expertise will help StepWise leverage the power of technology and talented but underserved individuals to deliver high-quality, socially responsible business process outsourcing services. We are very excited about what this means to our business,  improving our strategic direction and operations to better serve our clients.” said StepWise CEO Chris Harrison.

Speaking during the handover session, Laura said, “I am very excited to be joining this team, given the talented and enthusiastic people. The purpose bit is personal that I must fulfill. I have always wanted to be in a space where I impact and transform lives amongst the disadvantaged.”

“I believe that StepWise has a great business model that uniquely positions itself to fulfill its purpose of changing lives of the underserved individuals. There’s a tremendous value and growth opportunity given its focus on capacity building, creating job opportunities, a strong global portfolio, and a seamless global delivery model.”

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