Speaker Bios

In alphabetical order:

Founder and CEO
Flutterwave
Olugbenga ‘GB’ Agboola is the Founder and CEO of Flutterwave, Africa’s leading payments technology c...(read more)
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Pfizer
As Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Albert Bourla leads Pfizer in its purpose, Breakthroughs th...(read more)
Managing Partner
The Burns Brothers
Mike Burns is a seasoned executive, global thought leader, coach, and former Army officer with more ...(read more)

U.S. Senator from Delaware
Senator Christopher Andrew Coons is an American politician and lawyer. He is currently serving as a ...(read more)
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
BlackIvy Group
Cheryl Mills is founder and Chief Executive Officer of the BlackIvy Group. Anchored in Ghana, Kenya ...(read more)
Director
U.S. Trade and Development Agency
Enoh T. Ebong is the Director of the U.S. Trade and Development Agency. Nominated by President Biden...(read more)
President, U.S.-Africa Business Center
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Kendra L. Gaither is President of the U.S.-Africa Business Center. She joined the U.S. Chamber of Co...(read more)
CEO and Managing Director
Semiconductor Technologies Limited
Dr. Anthony Githinji PhD Eng., is the founder, CEO, and Managing Director of Semiconductor Technolog...(read more)
Founder and CEO
Milele
Erik Granskog is the Founder and CEO of Milele Energy, a Nairobi-based independent power-generation ...(read more)

Vice President of The United States of America
Chairman
MyHydro and Symbion Power
Paul Hinks is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of The Symbion Group, a US power inv...(read more)
Cabinet Secretary
Ministry of Investments, Trade and Industry, Republic of Kenya
Hon. Rebecca Miano is the Cabinet Secretary for the Ministry of Investment, Trade, and Industry sin...(read more)
Chief Executive Officer
Mastercard
Michael Miebach is Chief Executive Officer of Mastercard and a member of its board of directors. ...(read more)
Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director
Absa Bank Kenya PLC
Abdi Mohamed is the CEO and Managing Director of Absa Kenya Absa Bank Kenya Plc, effective from 1 Ma...(read more)
Senior Vice President and Head of International
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
John G. Murphy directs the U.S. Chamber’s advocacy relating to international trade and investment po...(read more)
Group Chief Executive Officer
Equity Group Holdings
Dr. James Mwangi is Group CEO of Equity Holdings, credited with democratizing financial access, lead...(read more)
Chief Executive Officer
AmCham Kenya
Maxwell is an accomplished trusted advisor and well-rounded professional with compelling success wor...(read more)
President and Chief Executive Officer
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Suzanne P. Clark is president and chief executive officer of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a directo...(read more)
President & Chief Investment Officer; Chief Financial Officer, Alphabet and Google
Google
Ruth is President and Chief Investment Officer; Chief Financial Officer of Alphabet and Google. Rut...(read more)
Secretary of Commerce
U.S. Department of Commerce
Gina M. Raimondo serves as the 40th U.S. Secretary of Commerce and was sworn in by Vice President Ka...(read more)

President of The Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Defense Forces
His Excellency Dr William Samoei Ruto was sworn in on September 13, 2022, after winning the Presiden...(read more)
Vice Chair and President
Microsoft
As Microsoft’s vice chair and president, Brad Smith is responsible for spearheading the company’s wo...(read more)
U.S. Ambassador to Kenya
U.S. Embassy Kenya
Meg Whitman was confirmed in a unanimous vote by the U.S. Senate as the eighteenth United States Amb...(read more)
Vice President
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Guevera Yao is the Vice President for the U.S.-Africa Business Center at the U.S. Chamber of Com...(read more)