Rob Burrell is a Zimbabwean entrepreneur, musician-lead singer for the (Mann Friday) rock band, founder and Chief Executive Officer of Mukuru.

Rob Burrell
Alma mater Rhodes University
Occupation CEO
Organization Mukuru


During an interview with The South, Rob claimed that he is a serial entrepreneur and tried to start a couple of business that failed before he formed Mukuru. He tried to start a Chess Café coffee shop, shoot an independent movie, create an advertising company, start a location company for the film industry, create a prepaid call-card to get around international call restrictions from Zimbabwe.[1]


Rob studied Bussiness Science at Rhodes University.


  1. Brain for business : Mukuru's serial entrepreneur hits the jackpot, The South African, published: 10 Sep 2012, retrieved: 14 Nov 2018