Geoffrey Otieno is an International Strategy and Business Transformation Consultant at Enreal Limited, a company he founded in June 2007 in Nairobi, Kenya. He is also a Business Coach at Stanford University, USA, a Business Mentor at Santa Clara University’s Miller Centre.
An innovative thinker, who before Enreal, was at Sproxil East Africa Limited as Country Director, prior to that, a Director of Nokia Corporation looking after various African countries. Mr Otieno has also worked for Microsoft Corporation, Eastman Kodak Corporation in various roles across many countries in the world. He has innovated two digital apps that are present in various countries in Africa.
Mr. Otieno holds a degree in Commerce (Business Administration) from the University of Nairobi, an MBA from Strathmore Business School and a Certificate in French from Alliance Francaise, Nairobi. He has just finished his PhD in Business Management (Innovative Strategy focus).
Mr Otieno is fluent in English, French and Swahili and has developed great strategic plans and execution roadmaps for over 600 organisations including the American Chamber of Commerce (In 5 countries – Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda), USAID, Christian Aid, Reach for Change, SME Thinktank, Bacardi Germany, Citibank NA, Danone, KCB Bank Group among others.
Mr Otieno has served on several boards in various companies in Kenya and beyond. He has lived and worked in various African countries, including South Africa, Tanzania, Cameroon, Cote d’Ivoire, Nigeria, Kenya, Ethiopia and Ghana. There he helped build/grow/transform over 300 businesses (large and small) across 4 continents. He founded the SME Think Tank in 2020 to assist SMEs navigate the COVID 19 pandemic and grow their businesses. The SME Think Tank today has over 75 members Africa-wide.