Larry Madowo is the BBC Africa Business Editor, Global Contributing Columnist for the Washington Post and a digital native. He was named among the 100 Most Influential Africans in 2018 by New African magazine. He has reported from more than 40 countries and interviewed some of the world’s most prominent business, political and cultural leaders. He is an international speaker and moderator who has been on such diverse stages as the World Economic Forum, Mobile World Congress, Slush Finland, Global Digital Content Market and numerous others. His work has been featured on various global outlets like CNN International, Al Jazeera English, BBC World, Channel 4 News, Forbes, The Guardian, Financial Times, Public Radio International, ABC News Australia and RTÉ Ireland. He is an engaging journalist, traveller, speaker and global citizen with over 3 million followers on social media.