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Doug Loewe

Doug Loewe


Doug was appointed Kao Data’s CEO in January 2024 to pioneer our next phase of platform expansion across the UK and Europe.

Originally hailing from Columbus, Ohio, in the United States, Doug is an accomplished, international business executive, who, for the last 35 years, has built and led numerous high performing teams and businesses within the diverse, global technology industry.

With an exceptional reputation for leadership across start-ups, scale-ups, and large corporations and an approach that centres on orchestrating entrepreneurialism at all levels of operation, Doug has previously held senior positions at a host of respected companies including Macquarie Asset Management (MAM), Virtus, Yondr, Interxion, Rackspace and CompuServe Network Services.

This experience is supported by a degree in computer science from Ohio State University, an MBA from the University of Chicago, and a director’s course at Harvard Business School. He also serves as a Distinguished Executive in Residence (DEIR) for the University of Chicago, and continues to engage in various mentoring, humanitarian, and philanthropic pursuits with a key focus on technology.

With a passion for international travel and development – Doug’s leadership helped a social media company “get the next billion people online” in Africa via interconnection firsts in Marseille, Mombasa (Kenya) and Maputo (Mozambique) - he is also a senior advisor to African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) and is a non-executive director and board member of African Digital Infrastructure Investments (ADII).