Alex Gitonga, Business development & marketing
He is motivated by the bigger picture (vision and strategy) and driven by objectives. He enjoys cross-functional collaboration (internal and external) especially when diversity of thought and style is embraced.
Alex naturally gravitate towards the intersection of science and technology and business objectives. His personal mission is “product development and project management for community benefit”. He has worked in a cross-functional team that includes production, processing, marketing, consumer insights, external supply chain and R&D along the entire dairy value-chain. His role is to connect the dotted lines between clients’ business needs and external resources.
His role leveraged my deep technical knowledge, passion for collaboration and the ability to contribute to the bottom line. Alex add value to the process of new product development, mentoring start-up businesses and holistic margin management.
Kenya, Africa Lead (USAID)-funded Program) certified me as a trained Champion of Change (C4C), life-time recognition.
M.Sc. (Social Statistics) - University of Nairobi (On-going)B.Sc.
Food Science and Technology (2009) – University of Nairobi Certificate in Dairy
Production, Processing and Marketing (2009) – Galilee College, Israe
"Being a mentor is a rewarding experience and an opportunity to influence something great while watching both a business and entrepreneur thrive. The rewards are real, but discovering how you can best become an invested, trusted advisor and present meaningful guidance can be a challenge."