Jyoti Desai

Business Development

Jyoti advises Democrance on Business Development and also acts as CEO of Digalance, a strategy advisory and planning firm focused on technology. Her expertise includes mobile financial services, digital transformation and the execution of large scale projects.

Before founding Digalance, Jyoti spent over 35 years working in financial services, fixed and mobile telecoms across Africa, the Middle East and Iran. She previously acted as a Board Member and Group Chief Operating Officer at MTN, the largest telecom operator in the Middle East and Africa region.

Jyoti holds a Bachelor of Commerce (B.Com.) focused on LAW and Economics from the University of South Africa/Universiteit van Suid-Afrika.