Joel Jackson is the founder and CEO of Mobius Motors, a venture building highly durable, highly affordable vehicles for Africa’s mass-market. A Forbes 30 Under 30 Entrepreneur, Jackson speaks on social entrepreneurship, innovation, and emerging markets—and how he combined those three things to build a game-changing company.
Joel Jackson is an internationally awarded entrepreneur recognized by the Forbes 30 Under 30, Clinton Global Initiative, TED Global, and the UN. Before becoming the founder and CEO of Mobius Motors, Jackson worked on business strategy with an acclaimed micro-forestry social enterprise in rural Kenya. It was there that he first experienced the challenges facing millions of people throughout the continent without access to appropriate forms of transport. Jackson also worked as a management consultant, advising top Fortune 500 companies across Europe and North America. He is a TED Fellow and the recipient of the WIRED Innovation Fellowship and Echoing Green Fellowship.