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Founder of 10 different companies, notably: Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Ltd., Econet Wireless (Pty) Ltd. and Carbon War Room, Strive T. Masiyiwa is a Zimbabwean entrepreneur and businessperson who has been at the helm of 12 different companies and currently holds the position of Chairman of Liquid Telecommunications Holdings Ltd., Chairman for Liquid Telecommunications Ltd. (a subsidiary of Liquid Telecommunications Holdings Ltd.), Executive Chairman of Econet Media Ltd. (which he founded), Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of Econet South Africa (Pty) Ltd. and Chairman for Econet Wireless Ltd. (which he founded in 1993). Mr. Masiyiwa is also Chairman for Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa and Member of Global Business Coalition For Education (he founded the company) and on the board of 13 other companies.

In his past career Mr. Masiyiwa held the position of Chairman of Africa Against Ebola Solidarity Trust (he founded the company), Co-Chairman for Grow Africa, Group Executive Chairman at Econet Wireless Group (he founded the company in 1997), Chairman at Econet Wireless (Pty) Ltd. (he founded the company in 2009) and Chairman at Nutrition International.

He received an undergraduate degree from The University of Wales.

Current positions of Strive T. Masiyiwa 
NameTitle Since
Netflix, Inc.
(Internet Services)
Independent Director 2020
Unilever PLC
(Personal Products)
Independent Non-Executive Director 2016
Cassava SmarTech Zimbabwe Limited
(Business Support Services)
Non-Executive Director -
Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Ltd
(Wireless Telecommunications Services)
Executive Director 2011
Econet South Africa (Pty) Ltd. Executive Chairman & Chief Executive Officer -
Liquid Telecommunications Holdings Ltd. Chairman -
Econet Media Ltd. Executive Chairman -
The National Geographic Society, Inc. Trustee 2019
Morehouse College Trustee -
Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa Chairman 2014
Asia Society Trustee -
Econet Wireless Ltd. Chairman -
Econet Investments Ltd. Director -
The Micronutrient Initiative/L'initiative Pour Les Micronutrim Director -
Africa Progress Panel Foundation Director -
Institute For Pan African Strategies Director -
Liquid Telecommunications Ltd. Chairman -
Liquid Telecommunications Financing Plc Director 2017
Unilever International Holdings NV Non-Executive Director -
Global Business Coalition For Education Member -

Holdings of Strive T. Masiyiwa 
Econet Wireless Zimbabwe Limited (ECO)
(Wireless Telecommunications Services)
1,131,739,45743.7%490,756,181 USD
Unilever PLC (ULVR)
(Personal Products)
3,0100.0001%167,606 USD
Netflix, Inc. (NFLX)
(Internet Services)
00.0000%0 USD

Strive T. Masiyiwa: Personal Network 
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