Kanya King MBE

Successful Entrepreneur, Founder and CEO of MOBO Awards

Kanya King is an internationally renowned entrepreneur. Today the MOBO awards is one of the most televised urban music awards shows in the world reaching over 400 million viewers in 200 countries. The MOBO platform has helped launch many of today's biggest international musical talents and is an iconic platform.

"One of Britain's Most Entrepreneurial Women" Real Business

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  • Entrepreneurship
  • Motivation and Inspiration
  • Branding
  • Innovation


She presents in English.

How she presents

Kanya's speaking style is highly motivating and energetic. Her passion for innovation and entrepreneurship is without doubt one of her strengths.

In Detail

Kanya is a board member of the E2E Exchange, an entrepreneurial network along with Richard Branson and Duncan Bannatyne. She has received numerous honours for her business and community achievements, including the Honorary Fellowship at Goldsmith's University and a Doctorate of Business at both London and Leeds Universities. She is hugely in demand as a media figure, making regular appearances on the BBC, Sky, ITV, CNN and Sunday Times. Kanya was presented with her MBE by Prince Charles and was again invited to Buckingham Palace to celebrate her exceptional achievements by British women.


As an iconic inspiration for entrepreneurs and music-lovers worldwide, Kanya has created a brand that recognises, motivates and inspires talent on an international scale. She is in big demand to speak at community, educational and corporate events giving inspirational addresses. In her presentations she focuses on the key ingredients to success - discipline, passion and vision.



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