Uloma Jacob is the CEO for TC4A in Nigeria, leading the company’s expansion in West African markets. She has over 15 years’ experience in consulting and project management with the private and public sectors in information technology and healthcare. She has worked on projects in West Africa and the United States funded by international development agencies such as the World Bank, by US federal government agencies and by for-profit organizations.
In the past four years, Uloma has provided advisory to healthcare startups in Africa. There she focused on developing and accelerating product road maps and refining product design and development strategy. Her work helped secure US$13M in Series A venture capital-backed funding. She has managed a combined project portfolio of $45M and led global teams to execute projects that included roll-out of infrastructure to support Nigeria’s first biometric drivers’ license application.
Projects managed throughout her career have fueled organizational growth, improved healthcare delivery and reduced operational inefficiencies. In various capacities, Uloma has provided strategic planning and development services; process improvement advisory; software development team management; development of performance management systems; and healthcare practice management. She contributes regularly to the field of project management as a speaker at global conferences, trainer and co-author of the book, "Lessons Learned Managing Projects in Nigeria."
Uloma has served as Adjunct Professor of Project Management at the Community College of Baltimore County and the University of the District of Columbia. She earned an MBA in Health Administration from the George Washington University and holds professional certifications in Project Management, Lean Six Sigma and Scrum/Agile.