Charles Odii is an Author, Development Consultant and Entrepreneur. He founded his first business at the age of 17. Charles is focused on encouraging young individuals to start early and grow sustainable businesses. Charles is the publisher of the 100talks.ng, an entrepreneurship and business magazine.
His global work experience covers impact investment, financial services, pharmaceutical, education, entertainment, manufacturing, aviation, retail, fashion and technology consulting.
Charles is the Founder of SME100Africa – A social enterprise, with the aim of ensuring African entrepreneurs succeed regardless of their socio-economic background, has grown to provide over one hundred thousand African Small and Medium Enterprises with access to finance, markets, capacity development, mentorship, networks, skills, resources and most importantly information.
Charles is committed to the African renaissance. He sits on various boards as a director, trustee or shareholder of commercial organizations and non-profit organizations. Charles is an alumnus of the United States International Visitors Leadership program (IVLP) for Young Global Business Leaders.
Charles holds a BSc in Management Information System from Covenant University and an MSc in Marketing and Communication from Pan Atlantic University.