Wadé Owojori

Director, GSMA Innovation Fund

Wadé Owojori is a Director on the GSMA Innovation Fund which supports innovative digital solutions with positive socio-economic impact in low- and middle-income countries. As part of this team, Wadé focuses on developing and managing the Fund’s strategy, is responsible for shaping the support provided to early-stage start-ups and oversees the insights and MEL (monitoring, evaluation, and learning) strategy.

Wadé has over 10 years of experience working in the telco industry, initially with mobile operators across Europe, US, and China on industry initiatives like Rich Communications Services (RCS). In 2016, Wadé joined GSMA Mobile for Development where he has worked across M4D Utilities and Ecosystem Accelerator to support start-ups and innovators before taking up his current role.