May 13

Head of Product at Sokowatch East Africa

Jacob Chencha has joined Sokowatch East Africa as their new Head of Product.

Jacob joins Sokowatch after his previous role as Head of Technology at Twiga Foods. Prior to heading up this large team, Jacob was Head of Software at iHub Kenya. He holds a BSc. Actuarial Science from the University of Nairobi.

Sokowatch, a B2B ecommerce platform for informal retailers, has a presence across Kenya, Tanzania, Rwanda and Uganda. Sokowatch enables informal shopkeepers to order products at any time via SMS or mobile app, and receive free same-day delivery to their store.

Comments Jacob, “I’m excited to create innovative and impactful services for thousands of customers using innovative technology. It’s inspiring to be a part of Sokowatch’s mission to empower local entrepreneurs and transform informal business across Africa.”

Comments Carolyne Mwaura, Global Head of People – Sokowatch, “Thank you to Homecoming Revolution for partnering with us to grow our dynamic team with high calibre talent.”