Jean-Claude Homawoo

Jean-Claude Homawoo is Co-founder and Chief Product Officer of LORI, the leading e-Logistics trucking company in Africa, headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. Jean-Claude is a Togolese-American entrepreneur with over 15 years of experience in business and technology, during which he’s led businesses in the US, Asia and Africa.

Prior to Lori, Jean-Claude was a Product Manager at Google Inc. where he founded and led the company’s programmatic audio advertising business. Prior to that he held leadership roles at early-stage tech startups such as COOLS, GLG and iROKO, the latter as VP of Strategy in NYC and Lagos, Nigeria.

When he isn’t thinking up new business and product strategies, he enjoys participating in geopolitical and economic debate as a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and spends time as a youth mentor. Jean-Claude holds a BS in Engineering from Drexel University and an MBA from Harvard Business School where he earned the Leadership Fellowship.