Strive Masiyiwa

Strive Masiyiwa
  • Group Executive Chairman, Econet Wireless Group, South Africa

Entrepreneur. Trustee, Rockefeller Foundation. Director, Alliance for a Green Revolution in Agriculture. Founder: Carbon War Room; Capernaum Trust, a foundation that provides scholarships to 26,000 orphans in Africa. Recipient of awards: 10 Most Outstanding Young Persons of the World, Junior Chamber International (1999); one of the 15 Global Influentials of the Year, CNN Time Poll (2003). Interests: promoting AIDS awareness in Africa.