Mark Kaigwa

Founder & Managing Director - Nendo

Mark Kaigwa (35), is an entrepreneur, author and professional speaker. He is the Founder and CEO of Nendo, a digital research, marketing, and communications agency. Nendo delivers grounded African insights and trends to the world. Nendo's clients include corporate market leaders and transformative non-profit organisations including Safaricom, Jambojet, NCBA Bank, BASF, Cipla, Population Services International, Education in Ireland, ILRI, among others. Kaigwa and his team at Nendo have done work spanning over 20 countries in Africa delivering work in English, Swahili, French, Pidgin, and Portuguese. Mark Kaigwa is considered an expert at forecasting trends in the internet, social media, and mobile industry in Africa with 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2023/2024 trend reports. He has been recognised for his work, including among Forbes Africa’s inaugural 30 under 30 Best Young Entrepreneurs in Africa in 2013, the Business Daily’s Top 40 under 40 men of 2019 and Yahoo! Finance’s Top 20 Marketing Influencers of 2019. Mark Kaigwa lives in Nairobi, Kenya and is married to Dr. Wanjirũ Kaigwa, a clinical researcher and medical doctor.