Chairman of Econet Wireless | London, England
He is considered one of Africa's most generous humanitarians. Masiyiwa has used his wealth to provide scholarships to over 100,000 young Africans and over the past 20 years through his family foundation. He was recognised as Zimbabwe’s Businessman of the Year when he was 29 years of age.
He has dedicated the last few years to mentoring the next generation of African entrepreneurs on Facebook and his platform has been identified by Facebook as having the most engaged following of any business leader in the world. He reads a newspaper with a pen in hand, and always has a notebook.