Adolf Olomi, an entrepreneur from Tanzania, is the founder of Banana Investments Co Ltd. Founded in 1993, his business brings more profit to smallholder banana farmers in rural Tanzania, and employs hundreds of farmers and manufacturers in the Arusha region. In addition to Banana Investments, Adolf founded three other businesses in the region.

His passions include supporting entrepreneurs through mentoring and through access to microfinance financial services, particularly with UDEA Saccos Ltd, where he serves as chairman of the board.

In addition to his work as an entrepreneur, Adolf is a board member of TEMDO, (Tanzania Engineering and Manufacturing Design Organization) in Arusha. TEMDO, and its attached incubator, encourages the growth of entrepreneurialism in Tanzania, with particular interest in technology and manufacturing designs suited to the local climate and ecosystems in Tanzania.

Adolf holds his Master’s in Business Administration and Management.