Florent Obesse, Co-founder, Managing Partner
Florent started his career as PLM/C&I metering Engineer at Siemens Buildings technology where he designed a simulation tool for energy metering and efficiency in buildings. He later worked as a project manager and software engineer at Celltribe AB in Stockholm where he was in charge of designing and developing one of Sweden´s first mobile content Gateways platform.
He later led Asia business for Synergenix Interactive AB ( a spin-off from Ericsson) and Esmertec AG, a Swiss leading provider of mobile software. Recently he was leading the business of Myriad Group AG in Africa, making Myriad the leading provider of mobile solutions to mobile carriers and enterprises in Africa. He is widely known as Africa business strategist
Florent holds a Master of Science degree from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) of Stockholm in Sweden, a diploma in business management and administration from the University of Stockholm, Sweden and B.S. from Tsinghua University of Beijing, China. He ´s fluent in French, English, Swedish, Chinese Mandarin and Lingala
Christina Bokouka, Co-founder
Christina has held several financial positions at Scribona AB, Stockholm Vatten AB, Toshiba Digital Media, Sharp Electronics Sweden, Chinese Consulting Ltd and Sara Hotel in Beijing China. She brings to Canya more than 16 years of financial management and consulting.
Christina holds a Master of Science in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Stockholm. She is fluent in Swedish, English, French, Mandarin Chinese and proficient in Russian
Kevin E Bunka , Partner
Mr Bunka comes to Canya Communication AB with management experience and consulting know-how in telecommunications and IT sectors throughout the Asia Pacific region, Europe and North America.
Following a start in business-to-business market research, Mr. Bunka held senior management positions in Asia at Hutchison Telecommunications International and at MCI (now Verizon Business). With this experience, he has developed strong insights into the broader telecommunications industry with a focus on client solutions, business-to-business models, key vertical segments, as well as industry trends and directions.
Mr Bunka has opened new markets to support client networks throughout the Asia Pacific region. He has specific experience in sales, marketing and contract negotiation and has closed major agreements in China, Hong Kong, India, Vietnam, Korea, Singapore, Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia. He is experienced in developing business with major players in the worldwide IT industry.
He holds a Political Science Degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada