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Rudi Ngnepi

National Instruments
Head of Global Talent Acquisition
Rudi Ngnepi earned bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Electrical Engineering from the University of Oklahoma and has 12 years of industry experience working for National Instruments, a technology leader in the Test and Measurement space. With a passion for entrepreneurship and talent development, Rudi co-founded a branch of National Instruments’ Planet NI program to focus on Africa. He drove public and private partnerships, developed global mentorship models, all geared to enable individuals to solve local challenges. In 2017, he took on the role of Head of Global Talent Acquisition within the Global Human Resources organization at NI. He is currently leading the organization through the modernization of recruitment across NI’s 57+ global offices and implementing strategic workforce planning to meet future business needs. Outside of work, Rudi is a Vice-President for the African Leadership Bridge which is an organization with the mission of championing the next generation of African leaders through sustainable scholarships and a strong support network. He has also co-founded a dinner immersive series with a purpose of sharing culture, making connections and building communities over curated five course meals.