Tendayi Viki

Managing Partner

Benneli Jacobs

Dr. Tendayi Viki is the founder and managing partner at Benneli Jacobs, a UK-based strategy and innovation consultancy firm that helps established companies develop internal ecosystems so they can innovate for the future.

He holds a PhD in Psychology and an MBA and is author of “The Corporate Startup” and “The Lean Product Playbook”. Tendayi has been nominated for the Thinkers50 Innovation award and “The Corporate Startup” won the 2018 Book of the Year Award for Innovation and Entrepreneurship from the Chartered Management Institute.

He has worked as a consultant for several companies, including Pearson, Standard Bank, Lufthansa-Airplus, The British Museum, The World Bank, Salesforce and Unilever. He is also a contributor at Forbes Magazine. Tendayi co-designed and helped implement Pearson’s Product Lifecycle, which is an innovation framework that won the Best Innovation Program 2015 at the Corporate Entrepreneurship Awards in New York. Pearson is an FTSE100 global education company with over 35,000 employees.