Charles Kollo took the Year Of Return seriously and decided to move to Ghana with his family to bring his skills to the African continent. With a double French-American nationality, 10 years of working in marketing and sales support in technology companies, and consulting within talented startups in the US and France, he is currently leading sales and marketing for one of the top Ghanaian Technology company: DreamOval. Charles studied business communication at Harvard University, holds a Masters Degree in Marketing, Strategy and Entrepreneurship from EDC Paris Business School, and an international business certificate from Tec de Monterrey in Mexico.
He is the author of the book Hustling in America: The secrets of success for immigrant entrepreneurs and is a marketing and technology blogger at charleskollo.com
I provide strategic advice to companies interested in growing within and into African markets where two-thirds of the population is below 30. I currently serve as an advisor to startups, social impact organizations, and trade networks such as the Ghana Chamber of Commerce, USA, Inc (Founding Member). I have also worked and partnered with global brands like Conde Nast (VOGUE), Twitter, Uncharted Power, Ghana’s Ministry of Tourism Arts and Culture (MOTAC), TED Conferences, and TIDAL.
Currently, I am pursuing a Digital Entrepreneurship MBA at Strayer University under the tutelage of Jon Steinberg, Former President and COO of BuzzFeed. Specialities: Strategic Business Advisory, Media Consultancy (eCommerce), Business Development, Executive Coaching, and Strategic Partnerships