Alumni and Friends Directory

Okendo Lewis-Gayle

Okendo Lewis-Gayle

Title: Founder

Company: Harambeans

  Connect on LinkedIn

Educational Background

Development Ventures, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Venture Capital & Private Equity, Harvard Business School
Masters, Public Administration, Harvard

Huntsman School Interactions:

The World's Principled Leaders Series Speaker - February 26, 2021


Okendo Lewis-Gayle is the author of Harambeans and founder of the Harambe Entrepreneur Alliance. Harambe is a network of young Africa entrepreneurs (Harambeans) who are scaling ventures such as Andela, Flutterwave, and Yoco. Harambeans have raised over $300m from Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Ma, and other prominent investors. Okendo is the inaugural Schwarzman EIR at Tsinghua University in China, Africa Advisor to the Vatican, Rhodes Scholars, Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, and a graduate of Harvard University.