About The Speaker
Ranked by Forbes Magazine among the Top 30 entrepreneurs under 30 years in Africa, Eric Muthomi is the founder and CEO of Stawi Foods and Fruits, a food processing company specializing in processing nutritious food products for Kenyan families using locally sourced inputs. Stawi aims at being a market place for small holder farmers in Kenya, who need fair buyers for their produce, and seeks to enable them to earn stable incomes on their produce while trying to reconnect society, and provide genuine benefit to surrounding communities. Through hydrothermal processing technology, Stawi is also addressing hidden hunger among children. Eric has been recognized for his work on CNN African Startups and honored by President Obama as a YALI Fellow in 2014.