Boko Inyundo is the Founder of “The Sixth D”, a consultancy delivering innovative strategy, business development and marketing solutions stimulating growth for venture capital, private equity and other investment funds, plus early-stage companies in their portfolio, operating in various sectors across Africa. He focuses on social and sustainable impact in Africa, aligning multiple stakeholders to effectively deliver projects that empower Africa-interested communities across the continent, its global Diaspora and UK.
Boko supports senior executives and entrepreneurs in: strategising to improve leadership decision-making; extracting actionable insights to solve complex problems; accelerating sales by sharpening business development processes; or producing effective communications to influence their audiences.
He is also an Advisor to Hence Technologies, uniquely built on top of Palantir and with offices in the US, UK, Netherlands and Rwanda, offering advanced data integration capabilities to in-house legal teams to transform the way they collaborate internally as well as work with external law firms. After helping raise several million £s in 2022, Boko led delivery of its go-to-market strategy targeting Fortune 500 and FTSE 100 companies with complex legal demands, securing new customers from the: private equity and investment funds, advanced manufacturing, software, healthcare, retail plus automotive industries.
With a 25+ year career spanning the legal, accounting, management consultancy and advertising industries, Boko has held senior roles in the UK at Deloitte, Linklaters, Lewis Silkin and DLA Piper driving engagement with the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT), as well as Financial Services, industries. Notably Boko led scenario planning and forecasting that guided the global law firm DLA Piper’s response to the impact of COVID-19, improving how the firm, in an integrated manner, supported its clients worldwide to sustainably navigate this unprecedented inflection point. This built on his work leading curation of the acclaimed DLA Piper: Global Technology Summits; TechLaw Video, Podcast and Event series; European Technology Index; and sponsorship of the Deloitte Technology Fast 50 programme. Boko also worked with Saatchi & Saatchi in London as well as with Ogilvy in Nairobi, at the latter playing a key role in launching the first pan-African Internet service provider (ISP). Among other Africa-related appointments, Boko has, until recently, been on the Boards of the Royal African Society and African Foundation for Development as well as an Advisor to the Africa + Tech-focused consultancy Mustard, working alongside entrepreneurs to build products and narratives for a new generation of companies based in Africa serving local and global markets.
Boko holds an MBA (Distinction) from Henley Business School as well as a Masters in Marketing Management from Westminster Business School.