Mark Kaigwa

Mark Kaigwa, Treeshake

Mark Kaigwa is an African entrepreneur, author and professional speaker. He is the founder of Nendo, a Nairobi-based consultancy delivering solutions in digital strategy, storytelling and data science across Sub-Saharan Africa.

Kaigwa is the publisher and author of  The A to Z of Kenyan Twitter - - described as "ingenious" by the Mail & Guardian. The groundbreaking digital storytelling project launched in late 2014 simultaneously across the web explaining African Twitter to a global audience.

It included 27 YouTube videos featuring narration & explanation by Mark Kaigwa, an e-book, a dedicated website and a launch across 4 visual social network to much acclaim. Kaigwa is the author of the 2014/2015 Nendo Social Media Trend Report, he has been fêted as East and Central African region's leading thought leader in digital business.

As a professional speaker and educator, his repertoire has seen him address over 10,000 people in 30 countries across the world on topics around the African continent's rise across youth, technology, media and innovation. As a thought leader, he has been featured across dozens of global media outlets including The BBC, CNN, Deutsche Welle, CCTV, Al Jazeera and publications such as Fast Company, WIRED, The Atlantic to name a few.

Kaigwa was recognised in 2013 among Forbes Magazine's 30 under 30 Best Young Entrepreneurs in Africa.