HOW TO GET TO YES!

Join us for an actionable and insightful session on how to effectively pitch to corporate organizations on Thursday, 24th October at Dalberg Offices, 5th Floor, The Atrium, along Chaka Road from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm in partnership with Dalberg Advisors.

Ever wondered what it takes to get that YES? Do you know if you are communicating the right message, in the right way, to the right person? Mastering the art of asking is essential to convincing a corporate to support your idea, or join you as a partner.

Our guest speakers Waithera Kabiru, Veronica Ogeto-Tchoketch and June Gachui have a wealth of experience working in the corporate sector and have sat on the other side of the table, listening to more pitches than they can count! Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to get an insiders perspective on what it takes to get that YES.

Veronica Ogeto-Tchoketch, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Innovation, Safaricom Ltd has an exemplary track record which spans over 20 years in Innovation, GSM Mobile Telecommunications and IT – Project Management in a Multinational capacity, covering at any time between 17-24 countries both in the Middle East and Africa. In her present role, Veronica is responsible for driving Safaricom’s innovation agenda through win-win partnerships with both local and global partners.

Waithera is currently the Head of Media Futures, Digital and Agency at East African Breweries Limited, where she has taken on a data-driven approach to impact the way brands connect with consumers.  Over the last 15 years, she has led successful marketing campaigns in sub-Saharan Africa with start-ups, small and medium sized companies and with multinational organizations. She led digital content and  campaigns such as, the award winning Coke Studio Africa, FIFA World Cup 2014 and 2018, and Share a Coke.

In addition to her love for the arts, June is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and is the Principal of JGIP Consultants. She graduated from London School of Economics and Political Science with an LL.B (Hons) and French law. She holds an LL.M in Intellectual Property Law from George Washington University, USA. Ms Gachui is also an Associate Member of International Trademark Association (INTA).

She has extensive experience in all areas of Intellectual Property (IP) Law and Entertainment Law; having trained with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), New York as well as with reputable Australian Entertainment Law Firm Joan B. Peters-Private Practice, to name a few. As part of her work in the IP field, She is a resource person and trainer for the creative entrepreneurs within the creative industries ranging from music publishing, film and TV, software developers, corporate clients, schools, regional and international organizations on matters of IP, advocating for the protection of commercially viable exploitation of IP rights.

 

 

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