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East Africa Com
25 - 26 April 2023
Radisson Blu NairobiNairobi

Martin Karanja
Director, Innovation Fund for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion at GSMA

Profile

Martin is the Senior Market Engagement Director for the Ecosystem Accelerator programme, based out of Nairobi. He is in charge of leading the Market Engagement team who build and develop relationships with mobile operators and start-ups in Africa and South and Southeast Asia, and supports the start-ups the programme funds through its Innovation Fund, and beyond. 

Before joining GSMA, Martin has worked for Hewlett Packard Enterprise, Symantec Corporation, Airtel Africa, and Orange Telkom Kenya among others, and brings a expertise in the ICT/Telecom industry across Sub-Saharan Africa, including Marketing and Business Development, Product Development and Technology Distribution. 

Martin holds a Degree in International Business Administration from United States International University Nairobi, Kenya, and a Diploma in Technology Distribution from Global Technology Distribution Council, Grenoble France.

Agenda Sessions

  • Fireside Chat: Start-up Ecosystems in East Africa's Emerging Markets

    11:45

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