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TD&KS Episode 296: Special guest Tariku Bogale

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From his early days raised in Ethiopia as one of 13 siblings, Bogale worked his way out of poverty to funding his own education in Switzerland and beyond and becoming the CEO of numerous companies. His memoir UNSTOPPABLE: CHALLENGE ACCEPTED (Dual Publisher, Sept 21, 2017) tells his incredible story of success, struggle, and determination in a journey through South Africa, to Switzerland, New York, Hollywood, and beyond.

Bogale's endeavors are visionary and multifaceted, ranging from Johannesburg's largest Shopping Centre, to cloud-based and data-driven solutions that help hotels around the world maximize revenue, to a new social network to compete with Facebook to multiple films and an original screenplay that's currently being considered for the next James Bond 25 (2019).

On top of that, he's a social entrepreneur and philanthropist who always give back to the community. He has founded and funds several charities.