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Ory Okolloh

Partner at Verod-Kepple Africa Ventures, Board Director, Strategist, Policy Guru & Activist

Partner at Verod-Kepple Africa Ventures, Board Director, Strategist, Policy Guru & Activist

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Ory Okolloh Biography

Ory Okolloh is currently a Partner at Verod-Kepple Africa Ventures, a pan-African focused venture capital firm that backs exceptional founders in and from Africa. Previously, Okolloh was the Managing Director, Omidyar Network and Luminate Group in Africa, both impact investing arms of The Omidyar Group.

She serves on the Board of Directors of several organisations including the Thomson Reuters Founders Share Company, the East African Breweries Limited, Deloitte Africa, the Board of Trustees of the Van Leer Group, the Adecco Group Foundation, the Harvard Africa Advisory Group and is the Chair of the Stanbic Bank Kenya Foundation. She is also an Aspen Global Leadership Network (AGLN) Fellow.

Prior to this, Okolloh was Google’s policy and strategy manager for Africa. Okolloh was also at the forefront of developing technology innovation as a founding member of Ushahidi. She was the organization’s Executive Director from inception until December 2010. Okolloh is also the co-founder of Mzalendo, a website that tracks the performance of Kenyan MPs and Asphalt & Ink, a strategic advisory firm. In 2011 Okolloh was named a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum, and one of Africa's most Powerful Women by Forbes Magazine. In 2014 she was named Time 100's most influential people in the world.

Okolloh earned a J.D. from Harvard Law School and a B.A in political science (summa cum laude) from the University of Pittsburgh.

Ory Okolloh Videos

  • Ory Okolloh - Own your work before someone else does
    In this episode, I chat with Kenyan activist Ory Okolloh who has an active sense of pursuing curiosity with an appetite to see social change in the...
  • Quartz Africa Innovators Summit: Ory Okolloh
    One of Kenya’s best known tech investors Ory Okolloh has thrown cold water on the push for entrepreneurship and innovation on the continent.
  • Ory Okolloh: The making of an African activist | TED
    Ory Okolloh tells the story of her life and her family -- and how she came to do her heroic work reporting on the doings of Kenya's...

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Ory Okolloh is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Ory Okolloh for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Ory Okolloh generally travels from Kenya and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Niven Postma, Arlan Hamilton, Gabrielle Union, Kerry Washington and Amalaonye Josephine Kachikwu. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ory Okolloh for an upcoming live or virtual event.

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