Managing Director, Admedia Communications Limited, Kenya
Jacob Ouma is the Managing Director at Admedia Communications Limited, a company he co-founded in 2008 based in Kenya which does communications consultancy, production and marketing services across the African region.
He is a Mandela Washington Fellow, having participated in the inaugural cohort of the President Obama initiated Young African Leadership Initiative(YALI) program in 2014 at the Presidential Precinct in the University of Virginia and College of William and Mary in the Virginia, US, Civic Leadership track. He was awarded among the Top 40 Under 40 Most Influential Men in Kenya by the Business Daily (Nation Media) newspaper in 2015 for his works in the community. He co-founded the Pan African Leadership Incubator (PALI) that trains individuals in the special interest groups category that seek to pursue political leadership and governance and spearheads community projects to solve water shortage challenges.
Jacob also runs a tablets-to-pupils program that donates tablets to schools for learning purposes in the slums of Kibera and is a National and Global Peace Ambassador with Global Peace Foundation (GPF), World Collegiate Association for Research of Principles (W-CARP) and Youth Federation for World Peace (YFWP). He is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Projects Management at the University of Roehampton London Online and holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Public Health degree from Kenyatta University.