Philanthropist, business mogul and five-time Grammy nominated artist, Akon is co-founder of Akon Lighting America and Akon Lighting Africa.

Brandon Martin



Brandon is one of the co-founders of Akon Lighting America and has delivered more than forty (40) engineer, procurement and construction (EPC) projects

Melodie Carli



Melodie is one of the co-founder of Akon Lighting America.  She has worked in the international arena for the past ten years and has a strong experience in diplomatic relations and renewable energy

Phillip Martin

Chief Operations Officer


Phillip has over twenty-five (25) years of analytical systems operations and project management experience. He also has over 14 years of global project management experience.