Who is JohnPaul Okwi?

John Paul Okwi is the current Manager Sponsorships and Events at the Telecommunications giant MTN responsible for brand positioning through  experiential marketing and sponsorships.

He is also the founding president of Uganda Marketers Society and later a board member upon expiry of his term in February 2020.


JohnPaul Okwi started his career way back in 2004 at National Forestry Authority as an Administrative Assistant and has since made several career moves.

He bounced in the marketing space in 2009 when he joined Eclipse Marketing and Events an Experiential Marketing Firm as a Business Manager.

Prior to being appointed Sponsorships and Events Manger at MTN, Okwi served as Manager Events for two years responsible for planning and event execution MTN being the leader in experientials and events.

JohnPaul Okwi is also currently a consultant tutor(Datamine Business School for CIM UK & Edinburg Business School, Heriot Watt University-MBA class on Strategic Marketing)

Why JohnPaul Okwi stands out

JohnPaul Okwi has tutored over 200 marketing and communications professionals over the years. If he hasn’t taught you in the marketing class, you have missed marketing prowess forever.


He has foreseen planning and execution of memorable campaigns and events at MTN with large budgets. These include MTN at 20 years nationwide celebration events, MTN IPO of 2021,the famous MTN Kampala marathon, concerts, and festivals.


JohnPaul Okwi is a member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing UK(MCIM) with a postgraduate diploma in professional marketing(DIP M) among his other academic qualifications.

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