Adia Sowho

Adia builds and operates ventures. She has successfully designed, built, and scaled tech-driven platform companies in emerging markets delivering +$100M businesses. 

A graduate of Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management and from the University of Sheffield with a degree in Electronic and Electrical Engineering, she is currently the interim CEO for Thrive Agric an agriculture fintech. 

She was the VP of Growth and Managing Director, Nigeria for Migo (formerly Mines.io): a machine learning-powered instant credit platform. Prior to that, she was the Director of Digital Business at 9mobile (formerly Etisalat Nigeria) where she was responsible for partnering with startups to deliver mobile content, advertising, financial, and API services. 

A role that saw her tackling the challenge of addressing consumer credit for 90 million Nigerians and 10X’ing the digital business at 9mobile


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