The Team L'Équipe

Adrien Bouillot, is the co-founder and CEO of Chalkboard Education. He launched the company in 2015 and moved to Ghana the same year, after an incubation at Beta-Start in Lisbon, Portugal. Prior to Chalkboard Education, Adrien worked as a data analyst and change management consultant. He is now based between Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. He graduated from Sciences Po Paris and the University of Toronto. Adrien Bouillot, fondateur et PDG de Chalkboard Education, est expert en analyses de tendances et transformation digitale. Diplômé de Sciences Po Paris, il a été consultant en management du changement et communication pour des entreprises et organisations internationales, avant de s'installer au Ghana en 2015 pour fonder Chalkboard Education.
Adrien Bouillot
Miora Randriambeloma co-founded Chalkboard Education after working as a strategic marketing consultant for 5 years in Paris. She consulted across a variety of industries, including banking and telcos. She presented to CTO and CMOs on topics such as digital transformation, digital marketing and corporate communication. Miora grew up in Madagascar and she is now based in Ghana. She graduated from Sciences Po Paris and the Université de la Sorbonne. "Miora Randriambeloma est la co-fondatrice de Chalkboard Education. Elle a cinq ans d’expérience en stratégie marketing et en innovation à Paris, où elle a conseillé les plus grandes entreprises mondiales en banque, restauration et télécommunications. Miora a grandi à Madagascar. Elle est diplômée de l’Université de la Sorbonne et de Sciences Po Paris."
Miora Randriambeloma
Nii Apa Abbey is Chalkboard Education’s CTO. He is a software developer with a background in web and Android apps. Prior to working at Chalkboard, he worked as a Teaching Assistant in the Computer Science department of his alma mater, Ashesi University College. In his spare time, Nii Apa works on graphic designing and writing projects. Nii Apa Abbey est le CTO de Chalkboard Education. Développeur de formation, il a une expérience en web et en applications Android. Avant de rejoindre l'équipe, il était Assistant Professeur au Département Informatique de la prestigieuse Ashesi University, dont il est lui-même diplômé. Lorsqu'il ne code pas, Nii se consacre à l'écriture et à des projets en design graphique.
Nii Apa Abbey
Genevieve Simiyu is the Country Manager for Chalkboard Education in Ghana. A social scientist by training, she has 5 years experience working on projects related to health,education, entrepreneurship and environmental issues in East and West Africa. Prior to joining Chalkboard Education, Genevieve has coordinated various projects including computer literacy projects in 5 regions in Ghana impacting over 1000 primary and junior high school pupils. She holds a bachelor in Political Sciences and Economics from the University of Nairobi. Genevieve Simiyu est notre Directrice des Opérations en charge du Ghana. Elle a travaillé pendant cinq ans sur des projets à forte dimension sociale dans l'éducation, la santé et l'environnement en Afrique de l'Est et de l'Ouest. Elle a également travaillé sur des projets de formation au numérique au Ghana. Geneviève est titulaire d'un diplôme de Sciences Politiques et d'Economie obtenu à l'Université de Nairobi, au Kenya.
Genevieve Simiyu
Country Manager (Ghana)
Top web agency based in Paris, France. Elao has been building complex web interfaces and mobile apps for major French companies for over ten years. Amongst their clients are ArianeSpace, Condé Nast Digital and GDF Suez. Agence de développement web et mobile basée à Paris, Elao développe des interfaces web complexes et des applications mobiles pour de grandes entreprises françaises depuis plus de 10 ans. Ses clients sont ArianeSpace, Condé Nast ou encore GDF Suez.
Software Development Team
Cisse Hamed Sekou is Chalkboard Education’s Representative in Francophone West Africa. Originally from Abidjan, he has lived in Benin, Togo and Ghana. He has more than 5 years of experience in education. He has a background in psychology and marketing. Cisse Hamed Sekou est notre Directeur du Développement en Côte d'Ivoire. Originaire d'Abidjan, il a vécu au Bénin, au Togo et au Ghana. Hamed a plus de cinq ans d'expériece dans le secteur de l'éducation. Il est diplômé en marketing et psychologie.
Cisse Hamed Sekou
Country Manager (Côte d'Ivoire).
Solomon Desewu
Sales Manager (Ghana)
Kevin de Youngster
Software Engineer
Paa Kofi Antwi-Larbi

We're looking for passionate individuals to join our team. Send your CVs and cover letter to [email protected] Nous sommes à la recherche de talents pour étoffer nos équipes en Afrique de l'Ouest. Envoyez CV et email de motivation à [email protected]

Openings Opportunités
Sales Manager (Ghana)

Personal and Professional Growth Opportunities

A career in sales and management will build valuable business acumen, allowing you to develop very quickly in ways that few other careers offer. By working with Chalkboard Education you will develop into a highly competent salesperson and a confident manager.

The Role

Being a sales manager at Chalkboard Education is both intense and rewarding. It not only focuses on teamwork and culture, but also, and most importantly, has a strong emphasis on business-to-business sales in the Higher Education industry. Your primary role will be to:
  • Establish new accounts with universities and higher education institutes through strategic market research and planning.
  • Monitor competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products and technologies.
  • Constantly improve professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks.
  • Maintain historical records through weekly reporting to Country Manager.
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

As part of the role, you will be speaking to a wide range decision makers – from Universities and local education agencies. You will be responsible for the entire sales process, from prospecting to product demonstrations to bringing clients onboard yourself – getting all of the credit for your hard work!

What We Are Looking For

To accommodate our rapid growth, we are looking for ambitious, and driven professionals to join the Chalkboard Education team. We are inspired by people with extensive business acumen and a willingness to succeed. Required Qualification and Experience:
  • Previous B2B sales experience. 3-5 years required.
  • Proven track record of sales deals.
  • Strong presentation skills.
  • High degree of self-motivation.
  • Must be results oriented.

Start Date: ASAP
Salary Structure: Attractive Base Salary + Commission.
To apply send your CV to [email protected]
Backend (Symfony) Developer
Looking for an experienced backend developer skilled in PHP frameworks, particularly Symfony, to work long term within a company on e-learning solutions. At least 2 years experience required in addition to some projects.
Other skills required:
  • Git
  • Experience with CI
  • Experience with Vagrant virtualization
  • Knowledge of linux/unix systems
  • Knowledge of GraphQL/Rest APIs
  • Behat Testing
  • Basic management of AWS containers
  • Ability to learn
  • Creative thinking
  • Problem solving
Start Date: ASAP
To apply send your CV to [email protected]
Frontend (Javscript) Developer
Looking for a frontend developer skilled in Javascript to work on concept implementations within basic HTML webpages.
Other skills required:
  • Experience with Git
  • Ability to learn
  • Creative thinking
  • Problem solving
Start Date: ASAP
To apply send your CV to [email protected]

Our Partners Nos partenaires

Jacobs Foundation
BPI France
Fondation France
Impact Hub Accra
Kairos Society