Keba Keinde is the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Millennium Investment Corporation (previously Millennium Finance Corporation). He was also the Founder of Millennium Private Equity and acted as Chairman of Millennium Private Equity from inception to 2009. Prior to founding Millennium Finance Corporation, Keba was the Managing Director, Head of the Middle East, Africa at BNP Paribas for four and a half years. Prior to that, he spent four years at the International Finance Corporation IFC, (World Bank Group) in Washington DC, four years at Lehman Brothers in New York and London, and three years at IBM France.
He has been leading investments and advising numerous governments and international corporations on strategic transactions, totaling more than USD 100 billion across the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas.
Keba holds an engineering degree from ‘Ecole Nationale Supérieuredes Télécommunications de Paris’, and an MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Boston). Keba Keinde was awarded the ‘Builders of the African Economy Award’ in 2010.