Strive Masiyiwa is Executive Chairman of Cassava Technologies, built from the strong performance and track record of Econet Group, a pan-African technology company and one of the pioneers of the mobile telecoms industry in Africa. Mr. Masiyiwa’s business interests also include renewable energy, financial services, media and hospitality. Mr. Masiyiwa serves on a number of international boards, including Unilever, Rockefeller Foundation, the Africa Progress Panel, the UN Secretary General’s Advisory Board for Sustainable Energy, Morehouse College, Hilton Foundation’s Humanitarian Prize Jury and the Kenjin-Tatsujin International Advisory Council. Mr. Masiyiwa also serves as Chairman of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). In addition, Mr. Masiyiwa is one of the founders, with Sir Richard Branson, of the global think tank, the Carbon War Room, and a founding member of the Global Business Coalition on Education. In 2017, Fortune Magazine named Mr. Masiyiwa number 33 in the World’s Greatest Leaders for 2017.