Exclusive interview with legendary entrepreneur Daniel Kojo Soboh
In this interview we are going to imagine the life of legendary Daniel Kojo Soboh.
Interviewer: When and where were you born? Kojo Soboh: I was born on 9th April 1984 in Ghana state of West Africa.
Interviewer: What is your age? Kojo Soboh: I am 37 years old
Interviewer: What’s your profession? Kojo Soboh: I am an entrepreneur by profession.
Interviewer: When did you step in this field? Kojo Soboh: I stepped in this field 10 years ago from today.
Interviewer: What are your desires and future plans? Kojo Soboh: To make EMY Africa a global brand and be an inspiration and positive role model for the youth.
Interviewer: Please feel free to us a lil more about your life. Kojo Soboh: Kojo Soboh is a computer science graduate. This comes as a surprise to a lot of people because of his career path. He’s always been passionate about entertainment and so from a very young age, he has played a lot of roles in that department. He joined and organised parties whenever he could. Kojo began his career in the event industry as a musician. After a few interesting years of doing music as part of a boy band, he joined Imajin Advertising as the Head of Events and Promotions. He stayed for six years, from 2010 to 2015. There, he created and managed projects such as the Legends and Legacy (LAL) Ball, Ghana Stands in Worship Concert, and the Stand Up Gh Concert, which featured international artistes such as Keri Hilson, Bow Wow, Donnie McClurkin and William McDowell, as well as Great Ghanaian artistes like kojo Antwi, Daddy Lumba and Amakye Dede. Seeking to diversify his expertise and become a private consultant, he went ahead to complete an MBA in Project Management from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), and then started Carbon AV Ltd. At Carbon AV, he’s been responsible for providing strategic direction for all projects implemented by the company. He worked with USAID and GIMPA to produce all Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) events from 2017 to 2019. He’s also produced and managed major events for global organisations like the European Union, Alliance Motors (Land Rover & Jaguar), MTN Ghana, Prudential Insurance Ghana, A Rocha Ghana, Miss Universe Ghana organisation and such-like.
Kojo is also the founder and executive director of Exclusive Men of the Year, Africa. EMY Africa produces the annual EMY Africa Awards and the quarterly EMY Africa Magazine. The awards and its complementary events have been carefully designed to celebrate men’s achievements across local industry, community, culture and public service to inspire the youth to aspire to be better. It also gives complementary awards to women who have made an impact in society. Past recipients of the EMY Africa Awards have been inspirational personalities who have made important contributions to life in our community – journalists, community leaders, social workers, humanitarians, health workers, business men. Some of these esteemed winners include former President John Agyekum Kufuor, His Eminence Sheikh Dr Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu (Chief Imam of Ghana and member of the National Peace Council), Sir Sam Jonah, Togbe Afede XIV, Dr Kwabena Duffour, Dr Ernest Ofori Sarpong and Dr Osei Kwame Despite, Azumah Nelson and Abedi Pele, to name a few. EMY Africa Magazine is a quarterly publication that addresses the people, places, ideas and issues that shape men’s personal expressions, development and experiences. Each issue features fashion, journalism, culture and service articles on business, investment, family, fitness, grooming and health. Visit website here: www.emyafrica.com. Kojo was named among the top 50 young CEOs in Ghana in 2019 by Avance Media. In 2018, Forbes Africa Magazine featured him as one of the finest emerging event managers in Ghana. Kojo is very thrilled to be part of a platform that inspires people to be better.