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Strive Masiyiwa, Econet Wireless Founder and Executive Chairman

Strive Masiyiwa is the Founder and Executive Chairman of a global telecommunications group, Econet Wireless.

Masiyiwa currently serves on a number of international boards including – the Rockefeller Foundation, the Advisory Board of the Counsel on Foreign Relations, the Africa Progress Panel, AGRA, the UN Sec General’s Advisory Boards for Sustainable Energy and for Education.

He is a juror of the Hilton Foundation’s Humanitarian Prize. He is also one of the founders, with Sir Richard Branson, of the global think tank, known as the Carbon War Room.

In 2012, when President Obama, hosted the G-8 Summit at Camp David, he invited him, to address the G-8 leaders on how to increase food production and end hunger in parts of Africa.

Beyond telecoms, Masiyiwa’s business activities include operations and investments in some of Africa’s leading businesses in financial services, insurance, renewable energy, bottling for Coca-Cola, hotel and safari lodges.
The Econet Group is also exploring several opportunities in targeted African other international emerging markets.

Masiyiwa’s new ambition is to build Africa’s largest solar power company.

Masiyiwa remains one of Africa’s most respected businessmen and one of the world’s most respected entrepreneurs of African origin.

Masiyiwa’s current net worth is estimated at $280 million.

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