Kennedy Ekezie-Joseph is the founder & CEO of Kippa. Kippa is the bookkeeping app for 200M+ small businesses in Africa. Kennedy was the first Nigerian recipient of the Yenching Scholarship (dubbed the Chinese Rhodes Scholarship) and studied for a master’s degree in Economics. He previously worked at Accenture and ByteDance, where he built TikTok’s Africa business strategy working from the Beijing HQ. He’s been recognized by HM Queen Elizabeth II as a Queen’s Young Leader.