Ato is excited by new opportunities, seeing them as steppingstones towards self-actualization. Born in a small fishing village in Ghana and growing up in the capital city of Accra, he attended Mfantsipim Boys School in Cape Coast. Ato has called Denver home since immigrating to the United States in 1992. He carries his childhood passion for sports and international affairs with him everywhere he goes with a specific interest in geopolitics and local teams.
It is in your hands, to make a better world for all who live in it. Nelson Mandela
Ato is an analyst in the Consumer and Industrial practices at Acertitude. He plays an active role in supporting executive searches; identifying diverse talent, conducting market mapping, and completing targeted research are a few of his primary responsibilities. Ato’s insights help clients––private equity firms, PE-backed portfolio companies, and corporates––connect with transformational leaders.
Ato brings diverse experience to his role, earning titles such as owner, managing partner, and management and sales professional through his career. He most recently served as an internet of things consultant helping his clients effectively capitalize on IoT technology and solutions. Before that, he was the owner of Spectrum Mobile, where he partnered with mid-market and enterprise-sized businesses to offer customized solutions in the growing telecommunications industry. He was also managing partner at MobileCom Inc and Mobile Solutions. Ato got his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado Boulder.
Ato has earned numerous distinctions and awards throughout his professional career, including the top dealer at Sprint for 10 years in a row. He values collaborative work environments that place the power of the team before the power of the individual.
A resident of Denver, Colorado, Ato has two children and a Havanese. He enjoys spending time in the mountains, on the baseball field, and at the golf course.