Ghanaian tech exec Bozoma Saint John leaves Apple to join Uber as Chief Brand Officer

Bozoma Saint John

According to a report by TechCrunch, Uber has been receiving a lot of heat lately for the management malpractices and company culture. Just recently, the company had to lay off some 20 workers over allegations of sexual harassment.

Perhaps in a move to save face, Uber has poached one of Apple’s marketing executive, Bozoma Saint John, who now becomes its Chief Brand Officer.

Saint John is one of Silicon Valley’s top black female executives. She was born in Ghana before relocating to the US in her teen years. One of the most notable times Saint John had at Apple was during her presentation at the 2016 annual Apple Worldwide Developers Conference.

Saint John was presenting new features on the Apple Music app; during which, she play the hit song by Ghanaian Ye Wo Krom, High Life. You can watch her presentation below:

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