VP & DIRECTOR OF BRANDING AND MARKETING
Cynthia Mumbo is the Founder and CEO of Sports Connect Africa, a sports consultancy that focuses on connecting and empowering sports stakeholders in Africa. She has attended Wits University, the Chartered Institute of Marketing, is a Launch and Grow Fellow, at Babson College in Boston and was recently awarded among the top 30 under 40 Leaders in Sport, Class of 2018. A prestigious global award for leaders in sports business shaping sports.
Cynthia served in the Executive Committee of the Kenya Basketball Federation as a co-opted member between 2009 and 2014. She is the Secretary General for the Kenya BasketballWomen’s Commission and an advisory board member for the Hype Sports Innovation as well as a judge with the Sports Technology Awards| Start Ups. Cynthia has over 10 years of experience working in sales and marketing for, Sameer Africa (Firestone), Diageo (EABL) and Menengai Oil Refineries.
Among her achievements:
Leaders in Sports, 30 Under 40, Class of 2018 recipient – 1st African Woman. Her organization Sports Connect Africa manages the Jr NBA League in Kenya.
In charge of strategic development and execution of the Kenya Basketball League on Supersport 2014- 2015 and currently volunteering as marketer for KBF
Certified FIBA Manager (Managing Federations) through the FIBA Academy
Launched the Africa Sports Business Mixer - à networking forum for sports stakeholders in Africa
Launched the Vikapu Elite Basketball Camp – à sports development academy for youth under 18
community engagement involves youth basketball development a n d For more information: Cynthia Mumbo - LinkedIn Profile