After Office Hours // with Jesse Moore
We are delighted to host Jesse Moore the CEO and Co-founder M-KOPA for the June edition of After Office Hours at the Nairobi Garage, Ngong Road Space.
Prior to M-KOPA, Moore was the Director at the GSM Association in London,where he worked with mobile network operators in Africa and Asia to adopt new business models that drive business growth and benefit low-income consumers, such as mobile money.
Early in his career Jesse Moore worked with the international development charity CARE and as a strategy consultant for Monitor Group.
He moved to Kenya in 2010 to start M-KOPA and has overseen the company’s growth to over 2500 employees and sales agents.
M-KOPA Solar saves off-grid customers money by replacing kerosene with affordable renewable energy. In under 5 years since launch, M-KOPA has connected a half a million East African homes to solar power and is adding over 500 more homes daily.
Based on this growth M-KOPA was awarded the prestigious Zayed Future Energy Prize, made the coveted MIT Technology Review 50 Smartest Companies list, and was ranked by Fortune Magazine as one of the Top 50 Companies Changing the World.
Originally from Toronto, Canada, Moore holds an MBA from Oxford University (Skoll Scholar) and a BA from the University of North Carolina (Morehead Scholar).
He was selected by the World Economic Forum as one of 100 Young Global Leaders in 2017.
Join us then as Jesse Moore walks us through his career journey and his creative power in the clean energy sector. You will also get a chance to meet and network with like-minded people as you upgrade your skills with the best in the business.
About After Office Hours
After Office Hours is a monthly event, where members of Nairobi Garage and innovators from around Nairobi, learn from and engage with, speakers who are exceptional in their areas of business.
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