A serial entrepreneur, having started and ran successful start-ups, Vivian Mimano brings to the table over 15 years of Pan African and North American experience having worked for leading consulting firms in Chicago, the Middle East, East and West Africa, allowing her to adapt to any business and cultural environment. Vivian started out in the recruitment industry in Chicago, Illinois, working at L.E.K Consulting as their recruiting lead in 2002. She moved back to Kenya with a vision of transforming the way businesses attract, acquire and advance talent through organizations in Africa and founded Armada Human Capital.
Vivian has always believed that marketing and Human Resources need to be connected at the hip. She believes that healthy solid cultures within businesses are good foundations for excellence. Her passion for delivering cultural programs, developed into creating cultural programs that strongly connect with an organizations brand. Vivian has been recognized as a nominee and a finalist of Africa’s Most Influential Woman in Business and Government in Award for 2013 and a country, regional and continental winner of Africa’s Most Influential Woman in Business and Government Award in 2014.