Edwin Bruno is the founder and CEO of Smart Codes, one of the leading digital advertising agencies in Tanzania. He is an accomplished software engineer with a proven track record and over 10 years’ experience leading his company to grow in the technology and digital marketing industry.
He was named to the Forbes Africa 30 Under 30 List in 2016 and his innovations have won him global recognition and awards in tech and enterprise, including an Apps-Africa award. He was also named to Quartz’s list of innovators in Africa and has been featured in Venture Burn, one of Africa’s top technology media brands.
With more than 29 employees, his company, Smart Codes, is blazing a trail forward to make Tanzania stand out from the crowd when it comes to technology and advertising.
Aiming to inspire and empower, Edwin founded Smart Lab, an accelerator that provides in-person guidance and connects student entrepreneurs, startups with corporate brands to help foster and nurture their ideas.
Edwin is a Harvard Business School alumni, having pursued an investment management course on Private Equity and Venture Capitalism.