Kagure is the Senior Director of Strategy at Bridge Academies, an Africa focused education company. Prior to Bridge, Kagure was the Kenya Country Head of Uber, focusing on strategy development and implementation for the country. She has a masters from UC Berkeley and is pursuing a doctorate at Oxford University.
George is a co-founder of the Somo Project, and the founder of Raba Capital, an investment firm focused on partnering with bold thinking entrepreneurs in emerging markets. He was previously a Managing Director at Glynn Capital, a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, an associate at Goldman Sachs and an enterprise technology software strategist at General Electric. George has a BS from the University of Connecticut.
Edel is a consultant at Dalberg Global Advisors where she works with social impact enterprises around the East African region. Previous to joining Dalberg, Edel worked as an IBM research fellow, and at Villgro Kenya and the Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs. Edel has a BA from Strathmore University.
Eskor is the founder of Marigold Investments, a London based real estate company. Prior to founding Marigold, Eskor was with BizCorp, a consulting firm focused on working with small and medium sized enterprises in Kenya and prior was an investment advisor at BestInvest in London. Eskor has an MBA from Kellogg School of Management.
Sebastian is a portfolio manager at Genesis Investment Management where he is focused on investments in India, Indonesia, and Russia. Prior to Genesis, Sebastian was a research analyst at Praesidium Investment Management and prior an analyst at Wachovia Securities. Sebastian has an MBA from Columbia Business School and degree in Mechanical Engineering from Vanderbilt University.
Tom was most recently CEO of Dstillery, a machine-learning-based data analytics company. Prior to Dstillery, Tom was a director at Google where he pioneered new uses of Google data for ad analytics. Previously, he was a venture partner at Insight Ventures, CEO of Deja.com, the original media chief for Starwave (creators of ESPN.com, NFL.com, ABCnews.com and NBA.com), and founding publisher of Spy magazine. He is on the boards of Tilofy, Midnight Run and ELiTE, and has a BA from Harvard and an MBA from Stanford.