Joe Falter is the CEO of Jumia Food, #1 food ordering marketplace in Africa and Jumia Travel, the #1 online travel agency in Africa. With over 4,000 restaurant partners, 25,000 hotels, and tens of thousands of vendors in the network, Jumia has become the dominant e-commerce player in Africa since launching 5 years ago.
Joe started out as a management consultant with McKinsey & Co. in London, covering consumer, retail banking, climate change and healthcare. He left to work with the ex MD of Waitrose, together developing new food retail concepts for FMCG brands, before launching a flash-sales e-commerce business in 12 countries. He has a degree in Government & Economics from the London School of Economics.