Eric Kacou’s passion is enterprise solutions to poverty. Born and raised in Cote d’Ivoire, he is actively engaged in consulting and investing across Africa. In 2010, Eric was honored by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader. He is currently completing a Mason Fellowship in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. Previously, he served as Managing Director of OTF Group, a competitiveness consultancy focused on emerging markets. An expert in post-conflict economic reconstruction, he led the Rwanda National Innovation and Competitiveness (RNIC) Program, an initiative sponsored by President Paul Kagame that is credited with helping Rwanda revitalize its economy.