To make marketing the force behind business in Kenya and beyond.
Rose is the MD and Founder of Three Stones Limited, the company that operates 3 Stones TV and the first free-to-air digital television channel broadcasting in the Kikuyu-language.
Caroline is an award winning and experienced communications strategist with a proven success record of delivering results in the advertising and marketing industry with over twelve years in experience.
She also has a passion for growing brands in Africa and believes in African solutions for African problems. When she is not working, you will find Caroline driving one of her other passions; building a community of readers with her monthly book reviews, catching up on current & international affairs and encouraging people to travel as she is an avid traveler.
Gitonga is a chartered marketer with over 16 years’ experience, he holds a BSc (Biochemistry)degree, an MBA, a Ph.D. in consumer behaviour and is a Fellow of the chartered institute of Marketing among other professional training.
Gitonga holds a consistent track record in generating leads and new business for large, mid-size and start-up companies in enterprise software, Real estate, FMCG, Finance and investment, Non-profit and wireless telecom industries.
Specialties: Lead Generation, Sales, Marketing Automation, Sales Operations, Product Marketing, Product Management, Strategic Planning, Brand Design, Social media, Digital Marketing, Strategic brand management Channel Marketing, Market Research, Demand marketing Global Alliances and Business Development
Socially, Gitonga is currently the Director in Charge of Governance and Ethics, Rotary Club and also an advisor to the CEO at the Kenya National Innovation Agency and a Judge at the Hult Prize foundation.,
Educating and inspiring people to create, publish and flourish by designing life and business for happiness and fulfilment
Temitayo is a seasoned marketing communications professional with over 9 yrs’ experience in the industry, 8 of which she has spent in Digital marketing which puts her right at the beginning of the Digital Marketing awakening in W. Africa.
Some notable feats of Temitayo include starting Isten Digital- a business that is focused on helping people navigate through digital marketing through training and recruiting; co-founding Digital Marketing Meet-Up- a platform for digital marketing professional; member of the board of directors for ADMARP (Association of Digital Marketing Professionals and being a judge for Young Lions and Pitchers awards- an affiliate of Cannes Lions Festival in Nigeria.
Privileged to be a marketer through and through, she holds her first degree in Mass Communications with emphasis in Public Relations and Advertising, an MA in Strategic Marketing Communications and a Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing from the Digital Marketing Institute of Ireland.
After getting a taste of the marketing communications agency life at Etu Odi communications as a client service executive and copywriter, Temitayo’s focus in the industry switched to digital marketing during her master’s in University of Greenwich, UK where she had an opportunity to intern at a digital agency which totally changed the course of her career.
After moving back to Nigeria in 2013, she returned to Etu Odi communications, where she started to create a digital department fully understanding the need for such services in Nigeria. A year later, Temitayo joined Wild Fusion, an agency that focused specifically on digital marketing as a digital strategist. During her time there, she got Google certified and went on to become a certified trainer for the Digital Marketing Institute of Ireland helping to train several digital marketers who are currently in top positions across several companies in Nigeria.
With her passion for passing on knowledge and investing in people, she has always engaged in trainings, seminars, conferences and workshops where she helps to raise the next generation of digital marketing professionals, teaching sales staff, entrepreneurs, bloggers, marketing teams and students how to leverage digital marketing. Her passion for training and women empowerment also saw her join the prestigious trainer network of Facebook, who partnered with a local organization to train female entrepreneurs across Nigeria
In 2016, she joined Ogilvy Nigeria where she rose to become the Account Director, overseeing the several clients serviced by the business and the moved on to join Beiersdorf as the Digital Brand Manager- Central, East & West Africa in 2018. Over the years, Temitayo has helped to strategically position several top brands digitally, including Coca Cola, Knorr, FBN Quest, Diamond Bank, Airtel Nigeria, amongst others.
Tom is a Multilingual Marketing practitioner in the media and sports industries. Passionate about building mutually beneficial partnerships and brand relatability to target audiences.
Matilda is a seasoned, high performing Commercial Leader with vast knowledge and experience in Strategic Marketing, digital transformation and global payments in local and regional markets serving in both B2B and B2C capacities.
She has had a robust career in both Telecommunications and Payments industries spanning across various commercial roles in Business development and Partnerships, Driving customer Acquisition, Usage and Retention, Enterprise Marketing, Mobile money, Payment transaction services, Customer segmentation, Brand management (Media, advertising, research and digital)
Matilda has extensive experience being at the center of interweaving consumer insights and data to develop and execute Strategic, Innovative, relevant and impactful consumer products in the Sub Saharan region.
Matilda is M-CIM certified, Holds a Global Executive MBA from USIU & Sol Bridge university in South Korea. Serving on various boards and giving back through Universities mentorship programs.
Advertising Creative Director with a wealth of more than 20 years experience in leading Sub-Saharan Africa agencies including Scanad Africa and Ogilvy. Kenya Film Commission Best Tv Show Host--'Lions Den' which aired on Netflix
Judged at APA Kenya Loeries Advertising Awards , Uganda Advertising Association Awards, Marketing Society of Kenya Awards.
Mentored at APA Kenya Young Creatives Challenge.
Former Radio Presenter and Creative Team leader at top Kenyan radio stations.
Appointed by H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta to serve on the Board of Kenya Cultural Centre/Kenya National Theatre (2015 2022).
Cannes Lions & Berlin School - Creative Leaders Program, global Bursary Award winner.
Represented Kenya as housemate In Reality Show Big Brother, South Africa.
Mary Mwangi is a Dynamic Marketing professional, with over 12 years’ experience. She possess an ability to sustain and cultivate strong client & partner relationships.
She is currently the Managing Director for Carat Kenya in charge of client relationships, personnel management, management of local & global client businesses and business development.
Richard has over 20 years strategizing innovative marketing and experiences for both startups to the world’s biggest brands. From business development, communications and PR..
He continues evolving in his Marketing career journey and regularly contributes to leading publications including Daily Nation, Marketing Africa, Global Voices Online, The Elephant to name but a few. He's also published in different marketing publications including Palgrave Macmillan, among others. He is an avid sports fan and sports business analyst.
Trixie is a passionate marketer inspired by the dynamic industry of Marketing, Advertising and Communication. I'm equipped with vast fundamental professional skills...
Githinji is a seasoned Public Relations, Marketing and Branding professional and a business writer with over eight years’ experience in three continents, USA, Europe and Africa.
His experience cuts across several disciplines of communication such as brand communications, presidential events, lifestyle PR, investor relations, CSI, and corporate communication. In April, Githinji joined Kenya’s leading Craft Brewery based in Kikuyu Town as Head of Marketing & Communication. The breweries specialize in two type of beers
Ales and Lager. He is responsible of creating brand presence in Kenya with more focus in Nairobi and recruit new premium outlets.
In the last six years, Githinji helped raise the media profile of EABL’s corporate. He was the project manager for Johnnie Walker Formula 1, a global sports. He also developed an Influencers Marketing playbook for EABL and enrolled EABL Director on Social Media. He has also worked on major global brands such as Coca Cola, British American Tobacco, Johnnie Walker Whisky and Ciroc Ultra Premium Vodka.
His ability to develop creative communication strategies and generate news leads is a key strength, with dynamic expertise across media relations, journalism, public relations, storytelling, website and social media content management and training. Githinji holds a Master’s Degree in Digital Communications from United States International University – Africa (USIU-Africa).
Florence Ochola is a strategic business consultant majoring in leadership and marketing advisory. She is the founder of EMC Market Consult and has over 13 years of experience in the marketing space.
Benson is Marketing and Communications professional with over 25 years’ experience in Marketing& Sales, Communications and Customer service spanning the Media Industry, FMCG and Financial sector.
He is well-seasoned in marketing and is zealous in adding value to the youth through mentoring and empowerment programs in personal branding with aim of developing themselves to emerge as strong brands to face the dynamic work and business environment.
He is a member of the Marketing Society of Kenya and is the Marketing and Communications Manager at Postbank Kenya.
Mark is the Digital Marketing Lead for Copia, where he works on the overall digital communication & marketing strategy to ensure the continual growth of the brand's digital footprint.
Dr. Lydia is the Head of Marketing Implementation strategy at Dedan Kimathi University of Technology where she is also a Lecturer teaching Marketing and Management courses
Lenin is a Journalist, PR, Communications & Marketing professional with over 8 years’ experience in providing strategic communications counsel to clients across multiple sectors in Africa.
He has also worked with many startups across the continent, supporting them to launch operations, tell their story and showcase their impact. He has provided communications support for Glovo, Bolt, Lori, Kwara, Wowzi, Nala etc.
He is currently the Corporate Communications Manager at Sendy. Africa's largest Fulfillment and logistics enabler. He leads the company's internal and external communication efforts in Africa, including spearheading vision, strategy, content development, crisis communications and media relations.
Dr. Florence is a leader in Hospitality Management with over 30 years’ experience in senior management positions, consultant and trainer in Hospitality and Tourism industry.
She is the Chairperson KAHC (Nairobi Region), TVET Sector Skills Advisory Committee (SSAC), member of Kenya Association of Women in Tourism (KAWT), UK certified HACCP trainer by Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA-UK), member, Institute of Directors IOD (K), Marketing Society of Kenya, Tourism Professional Association (K), Association of Hotel Professional, Kenya( AHPK)
James Ombogo Onditi is currently the Manager Administration and Finance at Kenyatta University-Women’s Economic Empowerment Hub, established by a grant from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Nelly is a self-motivated and success-driven business development specialist with over 10 years’ experience in providing business growth solution. She is also vast in business admin and management.
She is in her third year pursuing MBA (Strategic Management option) at St. Paul’s University and Holds a Bachelor Degrees in Business Administration and Management (Marketing Option) from the same University.
Hussein is a Marketing Professional working in the Oil and Gas Industry in E. Africa for the last 14 Yrs. He is the Founder of Parrot Energy Ltd that deals in the wholesale and export of petroleum...
Levinah is an experienced marketing strategist with over ten years of B2B and B2C marketing experience, delivering profitable solutions that drive sales, attract and maintain customers..
As an ambitious professional with strategic planning experience, identifying improved approaches and enhanced solutions to business challenges are activities that drive and inspire her to be on the cutting edge of industry advancements.
She earned a solid reputation for being enthusiastic, efficient, and hands-on in corporate marketing and Below The Line-experiential marketing with a key focus on both long-term as well as short-term project administration, formulation, and implementation of effective strategies, logistics as well as client service and account management.
Ms. Mwangi holds a BSc. in International Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from USIU- Africa and is a member of the Marketing Society of Kenya.
Jimmy is the marketing and Innovations manager at Appkings Solutions LTD, an ICT company based in Nairobi that deals in Microsoft Dynamics ERPs.
Wangari is currently commercial Head of beauty, Personal and Homecare at Jumia Kenya and is an alumna of the Economics school at the University of Nairobi.
She has a passion for shopper marketing and has worked in the region of East Africa, West Africa and Brazil setting up future centric, world class -value driving working models on promotion ROI tracking, route to market, category management and retail-customer collaboration.
Wangari is currently putting digital learning into action and testing out best practice models for the African market in the HPC category.
She is big on giving back to the society through the Rotary organization where she has serves as the New Generations Director at Rotary Club of Langata
Her hobbies include hiking, backpacking like an 80s hippie and hot yoga
George Were is a Sales and Marketing professional with over 10 years of diversified experience having worked in marketing, retail operations and commercials in the Oil and Gas Industry.
Esther works as a management consultant with a focus on business analytics and innovation. She has over a decade of experience in development of award winning marketing campaigns.
Victor is a Marketing and Brand Management Professional with proven experience in planning and coordinating marketing policies and programs, such as determining the demand...
Victor is currently the Marketing Manager at Regent Management Ltd.
Grace Mbogo is a Strategic PR and Communications Specialist with over 7 years of progressive experience in strategic communications.
Michael O. Ogillo is currently the General Manager, Sales & Marketing at Jomo Kenyatta Foundation.
He is an experienced marketing and business development professional in B2C, B2B and B2G for over 17 years. Results oriented and has excelled in identifying customer needs and providing solution.
Has effectively handled major assignments including new product development and introduction, brand building, trade marketing management, distribution management and projects management.
Demonstrated competencies in Strategy formulation and execution, Sales Maximization, Negotiations, Customer relationships, Corporate Communication and Stakeholder Management.
Seasoned Trade Judge
• Appointed Senior Trade Judge by MSK during the Annual ASK Nairobi International Show - 2019.
• Appointed Judge by Kenya Libraries Association (KLA) during their Annual Library of the Year Awards (Maktaba Awards) in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Nancy is an experienced marketer who has held positions in various industries ranging from the FMCG to the education sector. She started her career in Haco Tiger Brands,a leading FMCG company...
She holds a BSc. in International Business Administration from USIU-Africa, a Practitioner’s Diploma from the Marketing Society of Kenya and a Chartered Institute of Marketing Higher Diploma. Ms. Mwithi is also a member of the Marketing Society of Kenya.
Dr. Gatobu is Currently in Private business, consultancy and a Lecturer Marketing, Business Management Department, School of Business and Economics, Meru University of Science, and technology.
In 2005 enrolled for MBA at Kenya Methodist University (Kemu) and graduated in 2009. Then enrolled for a DBA at Maastricht School Of Management (MsM) (2011- 2018). Graduated with an MPhil. Degree (2013) and a doctorate completion 2018.
Magdaline is a PR and Communications professional with years experience as a practitioner in International organizations. She has rich knowledge in branding, image management as well as digital marketing.
John is a seasoned marketing communication specialist with over 10 year's experience in selling space in the print media. He has worked with Education News, a fortnighly publication focused on Education sector in Kenya.
Experienced Commercial Leader with demonstrated impact. Skilled in Sales & Marketing, Supply Chain Management and Commercial Operations that unlocks accelerated sustainable growth in business and teams.
Daniel is a senior marketer with experience spanning over a decade. He has overseen department budgets and executed brand and marketing strategies for startups to multinational organisations in the Education, Agriculture and Consumer Finance industries.
Janet is a social media marketing strategist, content creator, copywriter influencer and one of the top leaders in the digital marketing industry. She is the founder of Africa’s marketing twitter community, #AfricaTweetChat which has tapped into a 500+ million audience for the past 4 years
Janet started out as a journalist but later shifted to full time digital marketing where she has 6 years of experience.
Grown an online presence of more than 200,000 followers across her social media channels who she has impacted differently.
She has trained over 70+ corporate brands on social media marketing, building brands online and how to sell their products and services. In addition to that, she has trained hundreds of individuals on the same and now they’re either doing freelance or employed in companies. She has also created courses for e-learning platforms such as Platzi.
She has worked closely with other experts in agencies and industry to create campaign strategies, find influencers and manage them throughout the campaign, social media page management, content strategy and creation process, crisis management on social media and content marketing.
- Featured in global industry experts’ spaces such as Talkwalker, Talkative, Semrush, Hubspot, Platzi as a trainer just to mention a few to share insights on social media trends, conversation, influencer and community trends. . She has also featured in her local media such as Nation Africa and Standard Media.
- Top 25 Digital Women in Kenya in 2019
- Top 20 Content Marketing Influencer in 2020 by Semrush
- Top 100 Digital Marketing Influencers on Twitter in 2020 by AndyWood
- Top 200 of the most Influent African Women on Twitter in 2021 by Smart Data Power
- Top 20 Content Marketing Influencer in 2022 by Semrush
- Top 100 Digital Marketing Influencer in 2022 by Buzzsumo
- Africa’s Top 10 Marketing influencers in 2022 based on engagements ranked by Talkwalker.
36 Digital Marketing Experts to follow on social media by Social Pilot
She has been nominated for Traffic Summit Awards in Turkey as the best marketing influencer. She went through the first round.
Presently Serving as:
- Advisory board member for Agorapulse’s Academy, Social Media Pulse
- Advisory board member at SocialMeds Agency in Kenya
- Media Advisory board member for KEMRI Wellcome
- Head Of Editorial Strategist for Pin Africa
Notable brands she has worked with as an influencer, content creator and campaign strategist:
Locally; in Kenya: Airtel Kenya, Liberty Insurance, Heritage Insurance, Amana Capital, Kenya Association of Manufacturers, Carrefour, AirDuka, Wingi Global, Tally Solutions, DTB Bank, GTB Bank, Stanbic Bank, KEPSA, Communication Authority of Kenya, Synnefa, Competition Authority of Kenya, Showmax Kenya etc.
Internationally: Autonomous, Fair Trade Africa, Flutterwave, Oxfam International, BBC Africa, Stax, Grey, Google, Mozilla, ADRA, Emsany, Fye Network etc
Fun Fact: I love watching documentaries.
Communications Specialist with 15 years of experience in the communications field. Highly organized expert in web and print content development and public speaking. Proven ability to manage projects and meet deadlines.