Head of Strategy and Innovation
Max Okeyo is a media technology expert and a human-centred design and innovation strategist who has worked with Microsoft East Africa and Nation Media Group as Head of Strategy & Innovation, leading the digital transformation journey in leading audiences in the transition to new media and new monetisation opportunities.
He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) – Strategic Management from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) with a focus on disruptive technologies and Bachelor of Science degree Information Sciences (Information Technology) from Moi University where he graduated with honours.
He holds international executive programme certifications having completed the Senior Management Leadership Programme at Strathmore Business School (Strathmore University) and Expanding Business Horizons & Managing Diversity at Nanyang Business School (Nanyang Technical University), Singapore. He is also a certified Prosci Change Management practitioner and a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt from the Leadership Centre Johannesburg, South Africa). He is currently pursuing an Executive Masters degree in Media Leadership and Innovation at the Graduate School of Media and Communications, Aga Khan University.
He is accomplished at identifying new business opportunities, developing strategic roadmaps, assembling highly effective teams, measuring and monetising audiences and executing to deliver bottom-line results that enhance organizational growth and business sustainability. He uses strong business strategy approaches and technological feasibility to create both market opportunity and customer value. Max, also has experience in Enterprise Change Management, Business Process Re-engineering and improvement, and has been involved in numerous BPO initiatives.
He is currently a member of the Security and ICT Committee at the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) and has served as member of the Africa Advisory Committee at the International News Media Association (INMA).