Bisa means “ask” in the Ghanaian Twi language. It is a mobile application that allows users with an Android and iphone to directly interact with medical practitioners without being physically present at the hospital.
Raindolf Owusu is a co-founder and Managing Director of Bisa. He is a Software developer and technology entrepreneur. Dubbed the “Mark Zuckerberg” of Accra by Forbes Africa magazine in 2012, he has received various awards such as the Mandela Washington Fellow for Young African Leaders. In 2016, he won the International Telecommunications Union Young Innovator Award, and has consulted for the World Food Program’s Innovation Accelerator, International Labour Organization, IBM, and ThoughtWorks.
Mansa Williams – Co founder and Chief Legal Officer.
Mansa holds an LLM degree from the University College London, and has worked as a solicitor in several practice areas over the past six years in the United Kingdom. She was called to the Ghana Bar in 2016 and is also a Solicitor in England and Wales.
Having worked as a mental health lawyer for five years, Mansa co-founded Bisa because her goal is to promote health and wellbeing and to solve key problems in healthcare. She brings to the Bisa team not only her legal expertise but her enthusiasm to contribute her quota to the promotion and enhancement of healthcare in communities in her country.
Eric Osiakwanl is an Entrepreneur and Investor with 15 years of ICT industry leadership across Africa and the world. He has worked in 32 African countries setting up ISPs, ISPAs, IXPs and high-tech startups. He Co-Foundered Angel Africa List, Angel Fair Africa and currently serves on the board of Farmerline, Forhey, Teranga Solutions, Siqueries, Amp.it, SameLogic, Wanjo Foods, Ghana Cyber City and WABco – some of which are his investments.
He was part of the team that built the TEAMS submarine cable in East Africa and an ICT Consultant for the WorldBank, Soros Foundations, UNDP, USAID, USDoJ, USDoS as well as African governments and private firms.
He authored “The KINGS of Africa’s Digital Economy”, co-authored the “Open Access Model”, adopted globally by the telecommunications industry, “Negotiating the Net” – the politics of Internet Diffusion in Africa and “The Internet in Ghana” with the Mosaic Group. He was invited to contribute ideas to Prime Minister Tony Blair’s Commission for Africa. Eric is a TED, Stanford, MIT and Harvard fellow.