Appointment Announcement: Shadrack Kubyane Takes Up Another Position as YouthUp Global Speaker
As YouthUp Global continues to restructure its global engagements, it has adopted an assembly model to champion its corporate and international negotiations and debate.
To that effect, the movement has appointed Shadrack Kubyane as its first Global Speaker.
Shadrack who was previously appointed as the Southern African Regional Director, will combine this with his recent position.
According to the President of YouthUp Global, Faith Nwaobia, this global speaker position is very strategic as it requires good mastery of negotiation skills as well as global understanding of youths related projects, their needs and the 21st century global expectations of youths; qualities that are very vivid in Mr. Shadrack.
He further highlighted that the global speaker is a 5-year tenured position subject to extensions.
Shadrack is a great force in the African Blockchain space as a co-founder Coronet Blockchain, a supply chain digital infrastructure leveraging blockchain technology capabilities to evolve the salon sector from hand to mouth into a bankable economy.
He has grown Coronet Blockchain to fast becoming a leading Africa Blockchain Voice and Face, offering advisory roles to various Blockchain Authority; Universities, Governments, Thought Leaders, Publications, Broadcasters, Professional Peers, Event Organizers, Researchers and other Blockchain ventures, from the continent and on Blockchain priorities, insights, adoption and industry direction.
He doubles as a youth advocate and keynote speaker, with a corporate track-record that comprises spearheading specialist business development task teams that accelerated a closed medical aid scheme from a modest balance sheet position to ZAR 5 billion front foot position.
He had worked with Deloitte at C-suite level championing key decision making relied on his dependable know-how to configure and execute highly matrixed business development assignments within the public and private sector: drawing from his command on strategy, economies of scale, relational wisdom and deal origination expertise.
On repeat occasions he led special envoys representing Europe’s Nordic region, East, West and Southern Africa terrain interests and executed diplomatic interventions across private/public sector interests at the intersection of business expansion, access to new markets, product adoption and transformation within emerging markets. Including a Specialist Advisory role to the Lesotho Government, at Deputy Prime Ministry level.
Interestingly, Shadrack aligns Blockchain to the Africa Development priorities, within and beyond our use case, including Africa Continental Free Trade Agreement (AFCFTA), to ensure blockchain mass adoption, at a macro level whilst prioritizing measurable aspects (our Supply Chain use case) at a micro level.
He is an astute leader, pacesetter and change maker and an ambassador of youth empowerment.
And recently appointed as YouthUp Regional Director for the southern African region.
We are happy to announce this.
You’re welcome Mr Speaker!