BioLeading the pack with strategy + partnerships, Chris directs his business background to the social sector. He founded the social enterprise, Shared Value Agents, after 3 years consulting throughout E. Africa to integrate finance + health or agribusiness value chains (particularly m-Agri or m-Health + Digital Financial Services with regional banks, telcos & iNGOs). Meeting shared value & CSR/philanthropic needs of global companies, Chris has worked with the likes of American Express, Best Western, Boeing, Cisco, GE, HP, Intel, Microsoft, Nestle, Pfizer, etc.. With a decade at leading microfinance networks, he’s led/served on teams covering strategic planning, PPP, corporate expansion, global marketing, web, social performance management, & gender equity. Chris shares innovations through microfinance/mobile money panels, Board service, and teaching a master’s course on sustainable organizations. He earned his B.S. from Georgetown University’s School of Business and Masters from Wheaton College Graduate School.
InterestsEmerging Markets Employee Engagement Entrepreneurship Innovation Investing Measurement and Reporting Partnerships and Collaboration Social Enterprise Strategy Supply Chain Agriculture Financial Services, including banking and insurance Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, and Biotechnology Nonprofits and NGOs Philanthropy Technology, including communications Africa