Raphael Afaedor is the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Supermart.ng, Nigeria’s leading grocery delivery service. Supermart, through its partnership with leading supermarkets and local markets, allows customers shop from over 60,000 items and delivers to them in as early as 3 hours, 7 days a week. In 2012, Raphael co-founded Jumia Nigeria, Nigeria’s largest online retailer and led its tremendous growth in the capacity of co-Managing Director before leaving in 2014 to start Supermart. Raphael began his career at Monster.com where he rose to become Senior Manager in charge of Software Product Development for 18 Western European countries. He then worked as an Associate Investment Manager at Goldman Sachs.
He subsequently spent time at Notore Chemical Industries in Nigeria where he was the Head of Marketing & Business Development for West, Central & North African nations including Nigeria. Raphael holds an MSc with first class honors in Computer Science & Electrical Engineering from the Czech Technical University; an MSc with first class honors in Marketing from IUKB, Switzerland; and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He was the co-chairman of the 2009 Harvard Africa Business Conference. Raphael is a member of the Africa Leadership Network and the Technology Circle Manager of the Harvard Business School Association of Nigeria.