Jehiel Oliver, Hello Tractor Founder & CEO
On Air: September 22, 2015Jehiel Oliver on disrupting farming practices across Africa with Hello Tractor. Oliver also discusses combining innovation with social impact.
Jehiel is responsible for the overall management of the Hello Tractor team, strategy, and partnerships. He is an Echoing Green Global Fellow and has been honored with numerous awards for his work in social entrepreneurship and poverty alleviation. Prior to Hello Tractor, Jehiel founded Aya Consulting, a boutique consulting and advisory firm. At Aya he was involved in over a half billion dollars in impact investment transactions across ten countries, including conflict zones. Outside of work, Jehiel remains active serving on the board of Shared Interest (treasurer) and H4H, both impact investment funds focused in sub-‐Saharan Africa. Jehiel began his career in the US investment banking and private equity industries. Jehiel studied economics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels at Florida A&M University and Cornell University, respectively.