Head of IT Business Applications and Analytics




Samuel Ambaye is the Information Technology Manager for Business Applications and Analytics at Oak Foundation.  In this capacity, Samuel oversees all aspects of IT related to Oak's business processes, serves as a member of Oak’s Leadership Group, and manages a small portfolio of technology grants.


Samuel has over two decades of experience working in various technology positions across several sectors.  Prior to joining Oak, he was a software engineer for a Swiss document management start-up. Earlier in his career, he worked as a programmer-analyst for Arthur Andersen and as a consultant supporting the Computer Aided-Design and Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) products and services at The Boeing Company in Seattle.


Samuel is a member of various technology groups such as CIO4Good, Technology Affinity Group (TAG), and the European Operations Professionals Network (OPN). Samuel completed his International Baccalaureate at the International School of Geneva and is a graduate of the University of Arizona (Tucson) where he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering.




Location: Geneva, Switzerland





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Oak Foundation commits its resources to address issues of global, social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. With offices in Europe, Africa, India and North America, we make grants to organisations in approximately 40 countries worldwide.

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