Rene Meza, CEO Bharti Airtel Kenya, has been named by the respected GTB Magazine as one of the top 40 under 40 global telecom leaders. GTB is a website which deals specifically with top managers of telecommunications companies globally. They do interviews, market researchs and white papers. Some other notables in the top 40 under 40 list are Norman Moyo the CEO of Zantel–Etisalat, Ryan Sher of WIOCC, Hova Van Beijma of Text to Change among others.

The GTB top forty under forty is an annual industry survey of the young telecom leaders. It has been running for the last 33 years. Check the full list here