William Mutero is the director of the Center for Inclusive Digital Transformation of Africa (CIDTA), bringing 15 years of impactful experience across consulting, medical, pharmaceutical, international civil society, and non-governmental organizations. With a versatile IT, operations, and leadership background, William is dedicated to fostering high-performing teams and driving Africa's transformation.

Educated with a Bachelor of Business Management and Information Technology (Hons) Degree from the Catholic University in Zimbabwe, an MBA from the University of Reading’s Henley Business School, and various professional certifications in technology and project management, William seamlessly blends expertise with a passion for social impact.

In his role at CIDTA, Mutero:

  • Contributes significantly to strategic planning and program direction for CIDTA, ensuring alignment with overarching strategic goals.
  • Oversees implementation and evaluation of CIDTA programs at CMU Africa, focusing on the three strategic pillars of Teaching and Learning, Knowledge Creation, and Pathways to Opportunities.
  • Manages interdisciplinary teams, providing coaching and mentoring and optimizing resource allocation.
  • Cultivates relationships with external partners and represents CMU Africa within the Afretec network of universities.


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Bachelor of Business Management and Information Technology (Hons), Catholic University in Zimbabwe

Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA), University of Reading (Henley Business School

NETHOPE Digital Leadership Institute - Leadership Skills for a Digital Age

Agile Project Management Practitioner

Control Objectives for Information Technology (COBIT 5) Implementor

Project Management for Development Professionals Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL).