Mr. Kennedy Ojung’a leads Pan-African partnership strategy and execution targeting high-growth African markets.
Africa is growing at 5.2% with six of the top 13 world’s fastest-growing economies. Sub-Saharan GDP will be $29 trillion in 2050. It has 1.1 billion people in 54 countries speaking 1,500+ languages. However, doing business in Africa is challenging. Finding the right entry strategy like partnerships needs careful evaluation.
Kennedy brings a rich local and international experience in the telecom and healthcare industries gained over 15 years in Africa. This spans strategic partnerships, sales management, leadership, product management, business development and project management. He has won excellence awards in sales and product management in Safaricom and was recognized as a promising talent by Vodafone Global Enterprise, Africa.
A critical thinker, Kennedy enjoys data-driven decision-making. He believes people get creative and exceed performance limits when they enjoy what they do and are empowered. He promotes people-driven performance leadership. He believes that technology transforms lives and leads thought on innovative ways in which it can deliver efficiency in healthcare and business.
He has successfully led one-of-a-kind partnership strategy across English, Portuguese and French-speaking African countries and opened massive revenue opportunity. Working with Tier 1 MNOs, Kennedy has integrated process flows aligned with partner organizations. He is confident, comfortably engages at C-level to build strong networks.
He has supported global teams. An expert in market-share growth strategies, Kennedy understands the art and science of technology and pharmaceutical sales.
He has coordinated M-Pesa roll-out a program for enterprise across Africa and played a key role in winning first-ever multi-country M-Pesa enterprise deal in six SSA countries.
He holds BSc and MBA degrees and studies MSc in Bioinformatics at the University of Nairobi Kenya. He has taken several professional courses.