Coach Michael Okinda is a leading authority on personal branding and business coaching. He is an established business author of two business books: Passionpreneurship Demystified: Powering Dreams through Passion and Business Networking: How to Maximize on Your Contacts for Personal and Business Growth. He is also has written a Do It Yourself (DIY) guide on how to transform one’s passion into profit titled Passion to Profit: How To Transform Your Hobby Into A Business which aims at helping nascent entrepreneurs build sustainable startups within 28 days. He runs a Passion To Profit Online Masterclass coaching program to serve the same purpose. He is the Founder and Lead Coach at PBL Africa.
As a coach, he has been able to influence many people and institutions through his passionpreneurship message. Additionally, he has mentored many into successful careers, sustainable businesses and overseen transformation of enterprises. His professional life embodies Passionpreneurship that has seen him scale up the corporate ladder in record time. He has served in three major commercial banks (two being multinationals) in Kenya in business leadership capacities. In one instance, he was credited with turning around a commercial business unit into profitability in a record one year. He also is experienced in establishment of business units successfully and facilitated transformation of corporate entities with much success. His latest assignment was serving as a Business Mentor for Trainees under the Cytonn Entrepreneurs’ Hub (Cytonn eHub) Season 2 Program in 2017.
Those who know him on a personal level attest to his passion for excellence in all his undertakings. He envisions to create a community of passionpreneurs across the world through influencing individuals and corporate entities.
In addition to holding a Biomedical Science and Technology degree, Michael holds a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) degree with specialization in Strategic Business Management from Kenyatta University, Kenya. He is an associate member of the Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) and a Rotarian at heart.