Dr. Lydiah Kemunto Bosire
Founder & CEO, 8B Education Investments
For Lydiah, 8B’s mission is personal. 8B Education Investments was born from Lydiah’s time developing strategy and innovation with global implications.
President, Head of Strategy and Operations
Bill is dedicated to building trust through transparency. He has successfully built (and sold) multiple in demand fintech and service based businesses.
Chief Technology Officer
Ayman comes to us 8B via Founder Therapy. He is an expert Software Engineer with a business mindset.
Chief Financial Officer
Chinesom is a founder in the Africa education space, most recently at Sums 15 Holdings. He has held numerous positions in global finance, including as a Managing Director at the Overseas Private Investment Corporation and Operations Manager at Clayton Fixed Income Services. He studied economics at Colorado College and holds an MBA from The Darden School of Business.
Head of Strategic Partnerships and Sales
Sidumiso joined 8B after six years as Managing Director of SEO Africa. She previously worked as an investment banker at HSBC, Houlihan Lokey and the Rothschild Group. More recently she has been an advisor and consultant to African and European companies with a focus on the future of learning and the future of work. Sidumiso holds a Master of Engineering degree from the University of Sheffield.
Dr. Kate McCaffrey
VP of Talent, Organizational, and Student Development
Kate serves 8B in providing a focus on the human side of the organization related to talent management, development and helping members of the team achieve.
Country Manager, Ghana
Leticia brings years of experience in customer service and banking to her role as a recruiter and onboarder for the 8B platform. She worked as a Relationship Manager for United Bank for Africa, (Ghana) limited and as an Account and Sales Officer for Unilever Key Distributor.
Researcher and Content Strategist
Pauline has over a decade of experience as a journalist and expert researcher. She has served as Editor-in-Chief at multiple publications and is adept at online marketing.
Country Manager, Uganda
Jenna is 8B Education’s Country Manager in Uganda. Prior to 8B, Jenna worked as a sales person for Prudential Assurance. Jenna also founded a travel and tour company where she gained extensive experience managing day to day budgetary operations, generating new leads, and developing new marketing strategies.
COO & Director of Sales
Brian Attridge currently serves as the COO and Director of Sales at 8B Education. Brian has been an operations and marketing management executive with 15+ years experience launching large volume, award-winning student loan programs, which includes programs at Wachovia, Campus Partners, PenFed Credit Union, and Purefy. His expertise covers strategic planning and execution, loan processing, team building, risk and compliance management, reporting, and business development