Kim Hulett

Kim has a computer science degree and is a qualified chartered accountant with a certification in International Tax. Through her background in finance, she has been exposed to a number of industries from an advisory perspective and at the incubation phase of a number of businesses.

 

She is passionate about leadership and encouraging people to invest in themselves through a curious mindset of continuous learning. She believes that South Africa’s biggest asset is its people and rich cultural diversity. She is committed to removing barriers and ensuring that talents are recognised and realised, so as to create employment, invest in future growth and the success of the country and continent. She states that this is possible with the right leadership, values, working smartly in leveraging technology and a belief in an abundance mindset that anything is possible.

Adetayo Bamiduro

Adetayo Bamiduro is the Cofounder and CEO of Metro Africa Xpress (MAX) – a last-mile delivery platform that uses proprietary apps, maps and motorcycles to provide express delivery to retailers in Africa.

 

Adetayo graduated top 2% in his Computer Science Class at the University of Ibadan and earned his MBA from 2 of the world’s most prestigious institutions – MIT in the USA and London Business School in the UK. Before founding MAX, Adetayo worked as a Developer, Product Manager and Management Consultant across 4 continents for global companies such as PwC, Shell and Dalberg.

 

During his MBA program, Adetayo was awarded the MIT Legatum and MasterCard Fellowships to develop MAX. After graduating in summer 2015, Adetayo launched MAX and immediately led his team to remarkable success. Within 3 months, MAX grew 1500% and signed up over 100 retailers including Jumia.com.

 

In September 2015, MAX became the first startup from Africa to join the exclusive Techstars New York Startup Accelerator Program. By December 2015, MAX had set another record as the 1st technology startup from Africa to win 1st runner-up at Techcrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield in London.

 

MAX is on a mission to fix Africa’s broken urban delivery and transport system using proprietary apps that connect independent drivers to businesses and consumers in real-time. MAX clocked 20,000 deliveries in July 2016 and is on its way to becoming Africa’s No 1 Urban Transport Network.