About Victor Botto

Victor Botto is a Technology and Business Development leader helping businesses scale-up in Africa. He possesses a wealth of experience in;

He enjoys sales, consulting, architecting solutions, and building relationships that add value to clients and their businesses. He keeps abreast with Technology as much as possible to learn new trends. Africa is a rising star and a lot of home-brewed innovations are in the works. Watch this space!

Education Background

He holds a BSC in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the University of Nairobi. In addition, he holds an MSc in Mobile Telecommunication Innovation from Strathmore University. In addition he also a Certified Public Accountant.

Victor also attended Alibaba Business School and is part of the E-founders  Fellowship shaping the future economy. He has also met Jack Ma who is China’s wealthiest man and the founder of Alibaba and Alipay

Professional Experience

He has a wealth of experience in Business spanning over 15 Years. Victor has previously worked for the United Nations, European Union, and Botto Solar in the Renewable and Clean Energy Sector. Additionally, he has worked for Safaricom Ltd, Dimension Data, and Techno Brain Group in the Telco, IT, and Digital Transformation space. He has also worked for iSON Xperiences a leading Business Process Outsourcing and Digital transformation company with a presence in 19 countries and 18,000 employees.

In the E-commerce space, he is working with all the Leading Platforms in the East Africa Region including Jumia, Masoko by Safaricom, Kilimall, and Skygarden among others. Through these experiences, he has a depth of understanding at running a corporation at scale.

Besides this, he also worked on building a new e-commerce marketplace www.bovic.co.ke by Bovic Holdings, which is positioned to become East Africa’s largest e-commerce marketplace.

Victor is passionate about sharing his experience and knowledge with other budding entrepreneurs. He is a strong believer in Capitalism as an engine of growth for Economies.

Focus, discipline, and goals are some of the recipes that Victor believes will make you successful in any venture. He is also a Mentor at Strathmore University through @IBizAFRICA.

Goals and Aspirations

Victor is inspired by the digital space that currently holds a lot of promise for the youth in Africa. 

Victor loves investing his time in great bankable ideas and in his spare time, he loves doing motivational talks, seminars, mentoring, coaching, and inspiring others to reach their full potential.

Hobbies

Reading, Graphic Design, Fine Art, Web Development, and Traveling are some of the things Victor enjoys. Moreover, he loves interacting with people from all walks of Life. He is well-traveled and has visited the United Kingdom, China, South Africa, Qatar, Hong Kong, Ghana, Nigeria, Malawi, Tanzania,  Uganda and Ethiopia just to mention a few.

African Youth need to rise and grow their talents and exploit opportunities in Africa.

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