Global Conference 2013

Speaker's Biography

Strive Masiyiwa

Chairman and Founder, Econet Wireless

Strive Masiyiwa is the chairman and founder of Econet Wireless, a diversified telecommunications group with operations and investments in Africa, Europe, North America, South America, East Asia and the southern Pacific Rim. Masiyiwa serves on the boards or advisory boards of a number of international organizations. He is a member of the Rockefeller Foundation Board of Trustees and the Council on Foreign Relations' Global Advisory Board as well as the boards of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa, the Africa Progress Panel, the Humanitarian Prize Jury, the Institute for Pan African Strategies and Morehouse College. He is also a founding member of the Carbon War Room as well as the Global Business Coalition for Education.

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