Advisory Board

Kevin Allen, MBA

Kevin Allen is Chief Community Officer and Ambassador at OpenExO, helping to build a strong community of people across the globe that are using the ExO Methodology to transform the world for a better future. He is also Certified ExO Sprint Coach assisting teams to run ExO sprints that allow their organizations to thrive using the ExO Model and Exponential Technologies.

Previously, Kevin was Founding Director at Africa Crowdfunding Association for almost 5 years until 2020. The organization brought together crowdfunding platforms across Africa and gave them the opportunity to address common agendas in terms of legislation, education, and understanding of the concept.

View his Crowdfunding Fintech | Presentation and AfricaCom Presentation.

In 2018, Kevin was also the ExO Works Ambassador for Sub Saharan Africa in order to transform businesses by shifting the organizational mindset. Founded by Salim Ismail of Singularity University in Silicon Valley, ExO Works was built to catapult established corporations into the world of exponential growth.

In 2015, Kevin became Project Manager working closely with the CEO at Wealth Migrate. He continued as Chief of Staff and finally became the Chief Funding Manager until 2018, where he managed funding into Wealth Migrate on the Global level. They have created the technology to give the 99% the ability to invest in the best global real estate and create freedom and wealth in their lives like the top 1% can. Wealth Migrate is built, owned, and operated by The Global Wealth Group.

Kevin earned his MBA in Business Administration and Management in 2014 from the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University in South Africa with his work Assessing intrapreneurship in a pharmaceutical manufacturing firm in the Eastern Cape. He earned his Bachelor of Pharmacy Undergraduate Degree in Pharmacy from Rhodes University in 2006.

In 2018, Kevin earned his Certification on Exponential Organizations from the Growth Institute.

Kevin is a self-proclaimed “global citizen” passionate about human potential and business creation in Africa. His educational path led him to turn his sights to the ever expanding worlds of pharmaceuticals, Fintech, and Exponential Technologies.

Kevin began his career as Intern Pharmacist at the Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in 2007. A year later, he was Community Service Pharmacist at Port Alfred Hospital, and in 2009, Kevin joined Aspen Pharmacare in London, starting as Production Pharmacist and finally becoming Process Manager in 2012.

In 2014, he became Responsible Pharmacist for DHL in Cape Town where he was among other things handling all pharmaceutical inspections.

He continued his career in early 2015 as Lecturer at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology where he lectured on Organizational Management, before joining Wealth Migrate in mid 2015.

Kevin is a regular speaker at seminars, conferences, and various events. Among others he was featured at the Future of Democracy event, Digital Leaders Conclave, Future of HR, EcomAfrica, and the African Digital Leadership Innovation Network.

On a more personal note, when Kevin has more free time, he enjoys nature, creating digital art, singing, searching the web, and designing buildings and homes.

Watch Campus Party South Africa Day 3: Kevin Allen and OpenExO Live with Lars Lin Villebæk.

Listen to The Business Simplicity Podcast with Kevin Allen and Creating tools to Empower Exponential Individuals.

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