Javnyuy Joybert: 2020 100 Most Influential Young Africans

Javnyuy Joybert: 2020 100 Most Influential Young Africans

Leading PR & Rating firm, Avance Media and Africa Youth Awards have announced the 5th annual publication of the 100 Most Influential Young Africans list for 2020 curated to recognize young Africans for their outstanding contributions towards the development of Africa in diverse fields.

The list features notable faces such as Davido, Peace Hyde, Bobi Wine, Aya Chebbi, Caster Semenya and climate change activists Vanessa Nakate, Nisreen Elsaim, Javnyuy Joybert among others. The list also features 7 young ministers from across the continent, including Angola’s Finance Minister, Vera Esperança dos Santos Daves, Rwanda’s ICT Minister, Paula Ingabire, Sudan’s Minister of Youth, Wala’a Essam al-Boushi and Namibia’s deputy ICT minister, Emma Inamutila Theofelus.


According to Avance Media, the announcement of the list precedes the African Union’s annual Africa Youth Day celebration which is slated to celebrate young trailblazers from across the continent for 2020.

Who is Javnyuy Joybert?

Javnyuy Joybert is a business, corporate & productivity speaker, trainer & consultant with 9 years+ of experience (consulting with 350+ institutions, training and speaking in 1000+ events in 11 countries and lecturing in 2 universities) and refined skills who empowers his audience and clients with deep insights, models & crafted tools they can apply in their businesses and lives to experience peak performance.


His areas of expertise cut across strategy & execution, business intelligence, process creation & implementation, employee essential skills, business startup & expansion, personal and team productivity, digital transformation and the future of work.


Javnyuy is the Co-Founder/CEO of COSDEF Group LTD with subsidiary operations in Financial Services, Corporate Training/Consulting, Recruitment Services, Technology and Investment Advisory Services (www.cosdefgroup.com). Co-Founder & COO of AFA Designs Software Development Firm serving for profit and nonprofit enterprises across Africa with innovative technology solutions.


He is the Founder & Executive President of The Center for Entrepreneurship, Leadership and Business Management Development (CELBMD) Africa With the vision to be Africa’s premiere skills training & development institute, bridging the high skill gap by inculcating the relevant current and future skills & competences into African young people, executives, entrepreneurs, leaders & communities which will facilitate career growth, corporate excellence, successful businesses, sustainable communities with 9950+ trained & equipped through face to face & virtual trainers led programs in 23 African nations (https://celbmdafrica.com/). Under his leadership, CELBMD Africa recently launched The Future of Work Industry Leaders (FuWIL) Fellowship which is currently in the second cohort (Cohort 1 here https://www.celbmdafrica.com/member_cat/october-fuwil-fellows/). The strong purpose of the fellowship is to take African professionals through the process of laying down the groundwork for what is coming and how they can take advantage. The fellowship desire to ensure that professionals are empowered, not replaced, by the disruptive new technologies that are rewriting the marketplace (read https://www.celbmdafrica.com/future-work-industry-leaders-fellowship/)


Javnyuy is the author of 35 Days of Re-Defining You for Success published in 2017, From Average to Unforgettable published in 2019, How to Begin – From Idea to Action published in 2020, Tomorrow’s Iconic Leaders Mini Book published in 2020 and The Future of Work in Africa published in 2020.  Author of 250+ published articles in global platforms, creator of 16 high-impact career and business transformation courses with hundreds users across Africa, Middle East and USA.


Javnyuy has a well-balanced education, he completed his Bsc. program in Financial Management from International University Bamenda, he is a certified trainer by the American Entrepreneurship Foundation, Certificate program in Entrepreneurship & Leadership from YALI Regional Leadership Center Accra Ghana (Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration), Certificate program in Strengthening Africa’s Public Sector Human Resource Management from United Nations Public Administration Network, Certificate program in Advance Business Management & Public Service Governance from International Governance Institute, studied Entrepreneurship and Business in Clark Atlanta University, Georgia USA under the Mandela Washington Fellowship program, Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt from The Hudson Strategic Group and The Quality Group, Atlanta Georgia, Certificate Program in Leading Change from The Institute of Continuing Education –The University of Cambridge, KAIZEN quality & productivity improvement consultant, RPA Business Analyst & Enterprise Design Thinking Practitioner and Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with Rome Business School.

Javnyuy’s Awards and Recognition

African Youth of the Year Award nominee 2016, Princess Kuja Recognition Award 2016, United Council for Youth Empowerment 2017 Nation; Continent Builder of the year award, Young Citizens Contributing Positively (YOCICOPO) award 2017, Voted among the 100 personalities inspiring Cameroon in 2017 by Inspire magazine, Queen’s Young Leaders Award Runner-Up Winner, Cameroon Achievers Award Entrepreneur of the week, profiled among the top 20 young CEOs inspiring change in Cameroon by Cameroon Achievers Magazine, 2018 class of 100 Most Influential Young Africans by Africa Youth Awards, Top 40 Young Cameroonians to Watch in 2019 by Soh Consulting, winner Digital Citizenship SDG4 Award by The Digital Citizenship Institute, Nominee Global Youth Ambassador of the Year 2018 and 2019 YALS Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winner


Javnyuy is a Member of the Global Youth Skill; Innovation Council, featured as the future leader of World Economic Forum Davos (Switzerland), Global Youth Ambassador, Motivating Africa Ambassador, alumni of the Cameroon Leadership Academy Fellow 2017, Tony Elumelu Entrepreneur 2019, 2019 Obama Foundation Africa Leader and member of Conference Speakers International.







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