Vincenzo is CTO at Oolu Solar, one of the fastest growing off-grid solar companies focused on financing and last-mile distribution of Pay-As-You-Go solar in West Africa. Oolu is a venture-backed company with a social mission. In Wolof, a national language of Senegal, Oolu means ‘trust. Oolu build trust in rural communities to have a lasting impact. Our focus is on energy access, education, access to information and job creation. Vincenzo joined Oolu in 2015 and moved to Dakar to launch sales and operations in Senegal where Oolu was the first Pay-As-You-Go solar company. Today, Oolu is the largest off-grid solar company in Senegal and Mali where we operate from 2017. Prior to joining Oolu, Vincenzo was Manager of the Innovation Programme for SunnyMoney where he has started and led projects integrating mobile-money payments and mobile applications in solar PayG systems. Vincenzo has a Bachelor’s degree in Energy Engineering from University of Rome La Sapienza and a Master in Sustainable Energy Engineering and Entrepreneurship from KTH (Sweden) and UPC (Spain).