Akin Sawyerr is a Director at Iterative Capital, he heads up operations across Africa. Prior to joining the team Akin was the Strategy and Africa lead for Decred, an autonomous cryptocurrency network known for its industry leading governance process.
Prior to Decred, Akin spent fifteen years working in management consulting and Fortune 500 corporations. He led strategic and organization transformation projects at Booz Allen Hamilton and Accenture in Washington, D.C., and held strategic and operations roles with Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.
Mr. Sawyerr started his career at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in the Technology and General Services Group where he conducted economic research and data analysis in support of IMF country strategies across Africa, Asia and Europe. He graduated from Union College (NY) with a bachelor's degree in Economics, and received his MBA from Dartmouth College.