Oswald Jumira

Group Head of Innovation Partnerships, Liquid Telecom




Regional Team

Oswald is the Group Head of Innovation Partnerships for Liquid Telecom. His role is to drive the Innovation vision, strategy, execution and revenues for the company working with partners within the innovation ecosystem and global technology companies. Over the last 14 years, Oswald has worked in a number of sub-Saharan countries across Africa focusing on technology research, innovation, product development, business development and partnerships to drive revenue growth and transformation. He has been involved in developing and commercialising mobile based technologies solutions within the Health, Agriculture, Financial Service, Education and Government Services sectors. Oswald has worked for Mastercard Foundation, Econet Wireless, Naspers and been involved in a number of start-ups. Oswald holds a Masters in Electrical Engineering from University of Cape Town and has been a Visiting Researcher at University of Michigan and INRIA.

The MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge to become Economic Prosperity Challenge in 2020