Episode 25 – Kidus Asfaw – Co-Founder and CEO of Kubuk
Kidus is the co-founder and CEO of Kubik – an environmental tech company turning hard-to-recycle plastic waste into low-carbon, low-cost buildings. Kubik’s mission is to build dignity through clean and affordable living for all – a vision that gave it the honor of Africa’s Startup of the Year.
Previously, Kidus led technology and innovation initiatives for UNICEF. As the organization’s first global product manager, he led UNICEF’s open source projects, with over 40 country deployments to support some of the largest and most critical programmers to improve the lives of children. Kidus has also worked for the World Bank, Accenture, and Google.