Nic Rudnick

Nic Rudnick, CEO, Liquid Telecom, UK

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Rudnick became Liquid Telecom CEO in 2004 and has played a leading role in the creation of the business’ Pan-African network, which now stretches nearly 70,000km.

The business also spearheads important data centre companies across the continent including Africa Data Centres, East Africa Data Centre, and others.

Rudnick is an all-round well-recognised entrepreneur and legal expert within the industry.

He is also a strong advocate of recognising access to telecommunications as a human right and promoting open access to telecommunications and the internet across Africa.

Rudnick holds a BA in Law and LLB degrees from the University of Cape Town and an LLM in Technology and Telecommunications from the University of Strathclyde.

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This profile is part of the “Africa 50: The 50 Leaders in Data Centres and Cloud” driving change in Africa. The list was published in the September/October 2019 edition of the Data Economy Magazine. The Africa 50 is a biannual global list showcasing the 50 personalities from around Africa who are leading the data centre industry through charting new innovations or breakthroughs, sheer investment or business acumen, exceptional entrepreneurial skill sets, expertise and experience, reach and overall achievements. To access the full 2019’s edition, visite here.