Farouk Ramji is the current CEO at Mawingu. With over 12m homes in Kenya Mawingu aims to provide meaningful Internet that enables users to open opportunities and make their dreams a reality.
He has over 12 years of Operations and Technology experience having worked in markets in Africa and Central Asia, having previously built and scaled a telco in Afghanistan and 3 telcos in East Africa. Farouk has worked across start-ups and mature organizations, driving strategy and operations; he holds a double major in Finance and Human Resources from the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC), and Management certification from INSEAD.
Farouk thrives on the intersection of impact and building a commercially viable business model. His belief is that if we are commercially viable our impact can be far greater.
Farouk enjoys closing his rings on his apple watch with early morning 5am workouts! He often starts his day at 4:00am asking how we can open more opportunities for the underserved.