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Joshua Wanyama

Co-Founder & CEP / Pamoja Media

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Joshua Wanyama

Professional Role

Current Titles:

CEO, Co-Founder

Current Organizations:

Pamoja Media, Africa Knows Photography Limited


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Biography

Joshua Wanyama is the co-founder and CEO of Pamoja Media, Africa's first online advertising network that sells banner and rich-media advertising to marketers seeking to reach Africans worldwide. He oversees operations and growth of Pamoja, including developing relationships with advertising agencies, publishers and vendors. Pamoja Media works with some of Africa's major publications, including the Nation Media Group of Kenya, Mmegi of Botswana, Sahara Reporters of Nigeria, Mail & Guardian of South Africa and Sudanese Online, as well as Yahoo!'s network in Africa. Pamoja Media boasts a reach of 35 million Africans worldwide through its network and through Yahoo.

Wanyama ran the boutique web firm spectrum Interactive Media, now News Portal Inc., in Minneapolis. Wanyama previously served as editor and publisher of African Path, an online portal that allows Africans to tell their stories through blogs and news reporting. Wanyama relinquished the editorial position in 2008 and currently serves as the portal's president.


Vital Stats

Fellows Class
TED2009
Languages
English
Swahili
Living in
Nairobi, Kenya
Working in
Nairobi,
Born in
Nairobi, Kenya
Gender
Male

Contact

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@wanyama

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