Our team is a group of experienced farmers. We are dedicated to get to know the Moringa plant, to love it and to promote its best characteristics.
M A R T I N | Co - Founder
Nature lover. Martin went to university in Toronto, Canada, where he discovered the natural product industry, and became a homeopathic medicine fan. After working in the banking business, he decided to be part of this agriculture start up.
Under a different approach, he directs the farming operations of OKU, keeping it as an intensive operation of hand harvest Moringa leaf, to guarantee the highest quality.
L I N A | Co - Founder
Mother of two. Lina is a lawyer and provides legal counseling to OKU, she handles all the legal matters in accordance to our mission and values. Lately, Lina has acquired conscious about healthy eating, and how it affects the daily life of people.
She has been creating products for a public that is not used to strong botanical flavors, by softening the strength of the herbal notes. Her kids have become a new source of inspiration as for, when and where to implement natural sourced products, like herbs, on their regular habits.
A N A | Co - Founder
Ana is a farming expert. For many years she was involved in the fresh cut flower business. As parí of the OKU Project, she provides with advice for the day to day operations. Her idea of the business is to give back to nature and communities.
She is always in the search for better product opportunities to mix Moringa with. Her idea of Moringa is to offer products which have a positive impact in the health of the consumers.
A L B E R T O | Co - Founder
Alberto worked in the banking industry for over 35 years. He provides our company with his expertise in business and finance, and with the valuable advice of a person that, over all things, focuses on the well-being of people that can transform companies into entities that really improve the quality of life of people.
The people behind OKU is a multi skilled group of experts that support our farmers daily activities.
Biologist, he graduated from the University of Antioquia; With over 40 years of experience in botanical explorations in different regions of Colombia, which has allowed him to discover more than 150 species of new plants for science. 19 species of plants have been dedicated in his honor by domestic and foreign botanical colleagues. Alvaro has been part of this project since its early stage. His advice on how to manage the plantation is always heard and implemented. OKU loves his advice.
JUAN GABRIEL ANGEL
Professional in Economics with complementary MBA studies, with more than 15 years of experience in addressing financial and management processes in small and large companies, market leaders, with successful results in the solution of complex negotiations and in obtaining economic results. Currently, he is CEO at Hiplantro (www.lateresita.co), a company dedicated to the manufacture of tea and aromatic herb products. He is a great source about market trends and strategy in general within our company.
Founder of Talentu (www.talentu.co), expert in digital marketing with more than 13 years of experience. Passionate about technology and developing new and better ways for people to live their lives.
He is an OKU's top adviser in technological matters. His experience is a valuable asset to our strategy of penetrating the U.S market from our e-commerce, to build a loved brand by happy customers.