Jay Chikobe

Associate on the Design & Innovation Series

About Jay

Jay Chikobe leads Resonance's Design & Innovation practice. At Resonance, he advises private- and public-sector clients on building shared-value partnerships within innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystems, to achieve impact and sustainability goals.

He brings over 11 years of experience in innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem development in emerging markets. He has advised over five hundred startups, social enterprises, incubators, and accelerators on growth strategy and partnerships in sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East & North Africa, Southeast Asia, and Latin America.

An avid entrepreneur and ecosystem developer, he has co-founded three ecosystem development organizations in the U.S. and sub-Saharan Africa.