Peter Tendekayi Chingonzo is an Entrepreneur who is well trained in Project Management, Civil Engineering, Consultancy, Marketing, Technology, Plastic Recycling, Renewable energy among other portfolios. Peter is currently working seamlessly with various constituencies including African Governments, International Cooperations, Business Leaders, Non-profit organizations, Faith Based Organizations, Contractors and the General Public including Project volunteers. Peter is a self-starter, who is instinctively and consistently creating personal and professional stretch goals and meets them. He is experienced in leading teams and is able to ensure that there is consistent successful projects, happy clients, motivated staff and measurable results and getting projects quickly up and running.
How did you get to become an expert in your key topics?
I am an entrepreneur since the age of 9. 20 years experience in Marketing, Consultancy, Project Management, Civil Engineering. Over the years I have learned about running businesses and transforming them to competitive advantages using technology. My focus is on technology in every area of the businesses. I am a keynote speaker especially on issues relating to Digital Transformation, Artificial Intelligence, Climate Change, Poverty Alleviation in Africa, clean water and Electrification in Africa using renewable energy. I am the face of the SADC region in terms of Consultancy and I have been approached and engaged by several large corporations for Renewable energy projects, Water reticulation projects, SDGs.
What topic areas are you most passionate about?
Anything related to Digital Transformation, Artificial Intelligence. I know Digital Transformation can help African Countries to turn into digital economies and become part of the Global Village technology network and improve each country’s competitiveness and efficiency. Entrepreneurship. Renewable energy for Africa. Poverty. Alleviation in Africa. Marketing.
Which influencers influence you within those key topics?
Pinna Piere, Ronald Van Loon, Terrence Mills, Paula Picard, Marsha Wright, Naomi Klein, Dr Robin Kiera, Samir Madani, Akon, Carolyn Kendi, Moses Kemibaro.
Outside of key topics, who else influences you?
Barack Obama, Shawn Corey Carter (Jay-Z), Percy Miller (Master P), Strive Masiyiwa, Exodus Makumbe, Robert E Smith, Oprah Winfrey, David Steward, Patrice Motsepe, Aliko Dangote, Paul Kagame.
How would you describe your offline influence?
I do lots of networking, writing on behalf of clients, speaking at public and private events consulting with clients which includes Governments in Africa for major project funding and management.
What’s your best source of information for getting ahead of a story? What resource do you use to stay ahead of the trend?
I have a wide network of Principals in the mentioned topics. Newsletters and I am in contact with editors. Twitter, LinkedIn, NDAs with large business corporations.
If a brand wanted to work with you, which activities would you be most interested in collaborating on?
What brands have you worked with?
WHO, GOAL, PLAN INTERNATIONAL, KELLOGG, UNICEF.
Which non-paid activities would you be keen to take part in if the opportunity raised your profile or delivered value to your audience?
I am keen to provide a quote for content or news article, share or create a social post, speak at an event, podcast, web chat or a webinar. I am also interested in co-creating a long form or video content as well as doing a product review.
What are your passions outside of work?
What would be the best way for a brand to contact you?
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
As Head of Influencer Marketing Joe's central role is to build relationships with influencers and connect them to brands. Joe is also tasked with promoting the influencer marketplace and delivering value to the influencer community.