Rob Withagen

Co-founder & CEO, Asoko Insight

Rob Withagen is co-founder and CEO of Asoko Insight, Africa’s leading corporate data platform. Prior to starting Asoko, Rob spent over a decade working for emerging market consultancies. He led in-country research teams across some of the continent’s most dynamic economies, including Nigeria, Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana and Senegal. Since Asoko’s launch in 2013, Rob’s leadership has seen the company grow across East, West and North Africa, covering over 60,000 local companies to-date and serving some of the world’s leading investment firms, banks, multinationals and governments.