Interesting facts you did not know about Bob Collymore




Bob Collymore was an interesting person. Aside from his corporate persona, Collymore was a father, husband, and friend to many.

Here are a few interesting facts you should know about Safaricom CEO Bob Collymore:


1. His favorite song is ‘Smile’ by Charlie Chaplain

2. His biggest pet peeve is lateness. Collymore was a stickler for timekeeping.

3. The former Capital FM Jazz show host enjoyed cooking. Speaking about his culinary skills, he revealed that he is well vast in cooking the Kenyan dish ugali.

4. Reading is a great way to encourage personal growth. Collymore recommended Bhagavad Gita.


5. His favorite local artist is Gospel conscious rapper Juliani. In an interview at Capital FM, he also revealed his love for Bob Marley’s “No Woman No Cry.”

6. Speaking about his biggest product fail, Collymore mentioned ‘Big Box’ which was launched in 2015. The set-top box was set to revolutionalize television viewing experience and internet streaming.

7. His first job was sweeping floors in a shop. His humble climb up the corporate ladder brought him to various companies in retail, marketing and lastly telecommunications.



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