Benjamin joined the team in 2017 as the Executive Manager of the African Club of Entrepreneurs, a pan-African organization that gathers female and male entrepreneurs who are committed to contributing to a sustainable and responsible development process in Africa. Sparked by Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P) in 2015, its mission is to plea the cause of African entrepreneurship and develop business opportunities between and for its members.
The African Club of Entrepreneurs is an association under Ivorian law (60-315 Act related to associations, September 21st 1960) and its 60 members, former and current I&P partner companies are based in West Africa, Central Africa and the Indian Ocean. Read more about the Club →
Previously, Benjamin was the marketing and innovation Manager at QuickCash, a startup based in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Prior to that, he interned for 6 months at Microsoft as a business development manager where he assisted the Africa Government Lead in designing the firm’s strategy for Subsaharan Africa - except South Africa and Nigeria.
Benjamin holds an engineering degree from the National Polytechnic Institute of Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire, along with an executive certificate in business and entrepreneurship from Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH USA.