Ali Hussein

SpecialityCEO of Kipochi

Ali is the CEO of Kipochi, a Pan-African Fintech company that enables the financial ecosystem to utilize digital technologies towards enhancing efficiency, bring innovative financial solutions to the unbanked across the continent and create awareness towards the transformative nature of Financial Technologies.


Ali is a Co-Founder and Partner at Demo Ventures. DEMO Ventures is an early stage, smart capital fund, currently raising its inaugural fund, focused on digital innovation and digital transformation in selected sectors in Africa. We leverage our proprietary Pan African deal to catalyze investment into early-stage, high growth potential startups in Africa.


He is also the Principal, AHK & Associates, a Digital Transformation Consultancy focused on enabling clients to leverage Digital Technologies to achieve Transformational Change in their organizations. He is also an investor and mentor to startups the Demo Ventures Franchise.


Ali was the founding CEO of Wunderman (Kenya), a Global Digital top ten Agency, where he successfully implemented the Balanced Scorecard, a management tool for translating strategy into action.

Ali also serves on the Boards of  The Tourism Promotion Fund; Longhorn Publishers, the leading publishing house in East & Central Africa where he is instrumental in defining the Digital Strategy for the company; Law Africa, a leading Law Publisher in East Africa and Alive & Kicking, a Social Enterprise with operations in 3 African countries and Tourism Promotion Fund, a govt agency taxed to fund and promote tourism. His board experience also includes a six-year term as a board member at the Kenya Network Information Centre, the .ke Registry between 2006-12.

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