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Marie Lora-Mungai is an entrepreneur, producer and consultant specialized in the African media industry. She advises international companies such as Trace Group on strategic business development and film & television production in Africa, and develops her own projects through her outfit Restless Global. Previously Marie also founded pioneer African VOD service Buni.tv (acquired by Trace Group in 2016), and production company Buni Media. Marie executive produced several TV shows across Africa, including the massively popular political satire shows, THE XYZ SHOW (Kenya) and OGAS AT THE TOP (Nigeria), which she also co-created.
Before becoming a media entrepreneur and producer, Marie had a successful first career as an award-winning television journalist, working across 3 continents and 15 African countries for CNN, Reuters TV, AFP TV and the BBC. In 2017 she was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum.