Segun Adeyemi, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Amplified Payment System Ltd
Segun is a business analyst and tech entrepreneur. He’s the CEO/Co-founder of Amplified Payment Systems Ltd (dba Amplify), a leading financial technology company building next generation payment solutions for financial institutions, merchants and consumers across Africa. Amplify’s social latest...
Segun Adeyemi, Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Amplified Payment System Ltd, Nigeria
Ismail Ahmed, Founder And Chief Executive Officer, WorldRemit
Ismail Ahmed is the Founder and CEO of WorldRemit, the leading digital money transfer company that's pioneering a mobile approach to sending money around the world. Ismail founded the company in 2010. Since then, it has secured $220 million in funding and has been named the fastest growing...
Ismail Ahmed, Founder And Chief Executive Officer, WorldRemit, United Kingdom
Russell Akuom, Head of Digital Banking Experience, Co Operative Bank of Kenya, Kenya
Adedana Ashebir, Regional Manager, Africa, Village Capital
Adedana leads VC firm Village Capital's Africa work out of Nairobi. She joined Village Capital after nearly three years at the African Leadership Network (ALN), a community of the continent's young, dynamic, and influential leaders. At ALN, she built and managed the Africa Business...
Adedana Ashebir, Regional Manager, Africa, Village Capital, Kenya
Patrick Awori, CEO, Imaginarium
Patrick Awori is the Founder and CEO of Imaginarium, which developed Circle Group Savings and Investment, Africa's first mobile group savings app. Circle was voted one of Africa's top 100 Fintech innovations at the 2017 African Fintech Awards and is also part of the Ecobank Fintech...
Jeremy Awori, Managing Director, Barclays Bank of Kenya
Jeremy Awori is the Managing Director at Barclays Bank of Kenya Ltd and joined Barclays in February 2013. Prior to joining Barclays he held various positions within Standard Chartered Bank (SCB) where he was the CEO of SCB Tanzania (2008 to 2012); Regional Sales and Performance Director of SCB for...
Kamal Bhattacharya, Chief Innovation Officer, Safaricom
Dr. Kamal Bhattacharya is the Chief Innovation Officer at Safaricom PLC. In his current role, he is responsible for setting up an independent innovation center called Safaricom Alpha that focuses on building global-focused and human-centered products. He presently serves as a Senior Lecturer at MIT ...
Kamal Bhattacharya, Chief Innovation Officer, Safaricom, Kenya
George Bodo, Head of Banking Research, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, Kenya
Ghela Boskovich, Head of Fintech & Regtech Partnerships, Startupbootcamp Fintech
Ghela is active in the fintech industry, having spent the last dozen years focused on core insurance and banking system solutions, the last half of which has centered on financial services pricing governance functionality. Ghela now serves as Head of Fintech/Regtech at Rainmaking Innovation, home...
Victor Ezaga, Executive Director, Operations & Technology, Guaranty Trust Bank Kenya, Kenya
Ahmed Farah, Acceleration Manager, Pangea Accelerator, Kenya
Darren Franks, CEO, TalentintheCloud, United Kingdom
Aaron Fu, Managing Director, Nest.vc, Kenya
Jean Claude Gaga, Chief Executive Officer, RSwitch Ltd, Rwanda
Peter Gitau, Chief Information Officer, Standard Chartered Bank, Kenya
Stephane Groud, Product Director, Myriad Group AG, Ireland
Christopher Grune, Managing Director, Barani Capital
Christopher has long experience on both the buy and sell-sides of the financial industry. He began his career in agricultural commodities at the Chicago Board of Trade, but has since worked as a trader, broker, research analyst and fund manager at firms including State Street Global...
Christopher Grune, Managing Director, Barani Capital, Kenya
Yoeal Haile, Manging Director, Cim Credit Kenya
Yoeal Haile is the Managing Director of Cim Finance Kenya. Prior to this, he was the Chief Strategy Officer at the African Leadership Group, a pan-African conglomerate focused on leadership development across the continent. Earlier in his career, Haile worked in equity derivatives trading for...
Ali Hussein Kassim, Co-Founder & CEO, Hussein & Associates
Ali Hussein Kassim• Ali is the Principal, Hussein & Associates, a Digital Transformation Consultancy focused on enabling clients leverage Digital technologies to achieve Transformational Change in their organizations. He is also an investor and mentor to Fintech startups.• Ali is also a Trustee ...
Ali Hussein Kassim, Co-Founder & CEO, Hussein & Associates, Kenya
Moath Ismail, VP Digital Banking CISMEA, Gemalto
- Over 15+ Experience in telecom solutions, IoT/M2M , Identity Verification and Digital Security in Africa, Middle East & CIS regions- Participating in building and developing innovation solutions (SMS Hub, Automatic Device Configuration, Anti-Spam, KYC, M2M verticals …) to the digital market...
Moath Ismail, VP Digital Banking CISMEA, Gemalto, United Arab Emirates
Waruguru Ituu, Founder, Change Corner, Kenya
Ali Jamaloodeen, Group CEO, Anglo NanoBNK Ltd
Ali Jamaloodeen is a Telecoms Engineer by profession, and a seasoned Project Management Practitioner with over 15 years of project leadership experience. He joined Anglo African, in Mauritius, as its first employee in 2007 as GM. Over the last 11 years, Ali has been in senior executive positions:...
Ali Jamaloodeen, Group CEO, Anglo NanoBNK Ltd, Mauritius
Gibson Juma, Co-founder, Bitsoko, Kenya
Tom Juma, Chief Operating Officer, Faulu Microfinance Bank, Kenya
Christian Kakoba, Community Lead, Bithub Africa, Kenya
David Kanyanjua, Managing Director, Three Quality Services, Kenya
John Karanja, Chief Executive Officer, Bithub Africa, Kenya
Andrew Karlyn, Strategy and Learning Lead, AgriFin Accelerate, Mercy Corps, United States
Fabian Kasi, Managing Director, Centenary Bank, Uganda
Eddy Kayihura, CIO, Bank of Kigali
Eddy Kayihura M. serves as CIO in Bank of Kigali since Dec 2016 where he oversees the technology growth of the bank which has embarked on a journey towards becoming a world-class digital banking service provider.Prior to his Banking experience, he has been mainly involved in the Broadband industry...
Moses Kemibaro is Founder of Dotsavvy, one of Kenya’s first Digital Agencies that commenced operations in 2002. Previously, he was the Africa Sales Director at InMobi where he led sales in Kenya, Egypt, Nigeria and Ghana. He was also the Founding Regional Manager at Dealfish East Africa, now known...
Andrew Key, Managing Director - Africa, Network International Llc
Andrew Key, Managing Director - Africa Andrew is an executive leader with an impressive track record of success that reflects broad experience gained across the payments landscape. He is renowned for consistently demonstrating his abilities to develop and execute strategies that deliver to...
Andrew Key, Managing Director - Africa, Network International Llc, United Arab Emirates
Steve Kiboi, Chief Executive Officer, Kopacent, Kenya
Willy Kimani, Chief Operating Officer, Naivas Supermarkets, Kenya
Michael Kimani, Founder, Chama Pesa Ltd., Kenya
Gladys Kingori, Founder & CEO, ZOA TECH LIMITED
Gladys King'ori, is a former banker and payments practitioner with 10 years’ experience in banking, payment systems, project management, product development, management and strategy. She is the visionary, founder & CEO of ZOA TECH LTD, a fintech company whose mission is to bank 3 million...
Gladys Kingori, Founder & CEO, ZOA TECH LIMITED, Kenya
Sharon Kinyanjui, Head of East Africa, WorldRemit
Sharon Karuga Kinyanjui is Head of East & Central Africa at digital money transfer company WorldRemit. Leading the East & Central Africa business, Sharon is currently focused on developing WorldRemit’s partnership network and brand awareness in the region.Overseeing WorldRemit’s transition...
Sharon Kinyanjui, Head of East Africa, WorldRemit, Kenya
Kennedy Kioko, CEO & Founder, MyInsure
Kennedy Kioko is the founder and CEO of MyInsure, an insurtech company aiming to revolutionize insurance by bringing innovation, convenience and transparency to its processes. The company developed “MyInsure”, an online insurance acquisition and management solution that provides seamless efficiency ...
Leon Kiptum, Head: Digital & Transaction Banking, Sidian Bank, Kenya
Fredrick Kirui, Director - Business Development (Partnership & Growth), AfricaSokoni Ltd, Kenya
Fredrick Kirui, Director - Business Development (Partnership & Growth), AfricaSokoni Ltd
Fredrick Kirui is an AfricanTech entrepreneur cur-rently serving as a director for Strategy & Busi-ness development (Partnerships & Growth) for AfricaSokoni, a new E-commerce entrant in Ken-ya. Fredrick has a wealth of experience in the Media and Advertising industry, having served in...
Fredrick Kirui, Director - Business Development (Partnership & Growth), AfricaSokoni Ltd, Kenya
Dan Kleinbaum, Entrepreneur In Residence, DFS Lab, Kenya
Dede Koesah, CEO & Founder, Start.Space, Kenya
Naomi Konditi-Kivuvani, Country Manager for Kenya, MallforAfrica
Naomi Konditi-Kivuvani is a Kenyan entrepreneur with a leaning towards technology, e-commerce and retail. Her 19 years of entrepreneurial experience spans across the Travel, Technology, Transport and Hospitality Industries.She is currently the Country Manager for Kenya at MallforAfrica.com, a major ...
Nektarios Liolios, Co Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Startupbootcamp
Nektarios is co-founder and CEO of Startupbootcamp FinTech and Colab FinTech, leading innovation programs across the financial services sector. He is also a partner at Rainmaking, the global cooperative of entrepreneurs. Working to address the relationship between corporates and startups, Nektarios ...
Kihara Maina, Chief Executive Officer, I and M Bank
Mr. Kihara Maina is a Kenyan national aged 49 years. He is the Chief Executive Officer of I & M Bank Limited from May 2016. Mr. Kihara holds an honours degree in Mathematics from Moi University and an Executive MBA from the University of Chicago - Booth school of Business. He started his...
Kihara Maina, Chief Executive Officer, I and M Bank, Kenya
Juliet Maina, Advocacy & Regulatory Manager Mobile Money, GSMA, Kenya
Fiona Makaka, ASSOCIATE, TRIPLEOKLAW ADVOCATES
Fiona is currently practicing as a legal expert in Financial Technology in the Telecommunications, Media and Technology department in TripleOKLAW. She has developed legal expertise in financial software solutions,digital payments and international money remittance. Her key focus is Data Privacy ...
Fiona Makaka, ASSOCIATE, TRIPLEOKLAW ADVOCATES, Kenya
Lilian Makoi, Founder, JamiiAfrica, United Republic Of Tanzania
Victor Malu, Head, Future Financial Systems, FSD Kenya, Kenya
Dr Lance Mambondiani, CEO, Steward Bank, South Africa
Nshuti Lucy Mbabzai, Group Manager Push Payments, Ecobank Transnational Incorporated, Kenya
Lesley Mbogo, Member of Distributed Ledgers and AI Taskforce, Ministry Of Information And Communication
Lesley Mbogo is a technical product leader, entrepreneur, and strategic advisor, experienced in delivering enterprise software, infrastructure cloud-based services, and mobile solutions to new and existing markets. She has 14 years’ experience building and managing technology products at massive...
Hillary Miller-Wise is the Founder and CEO of Tulaa, a virtual marketplace for smallholder farmers to access finance, inputs and commodity buyers. Established in 2017, Tulaa was incubated inside of Esoko, a pioneer in the mobile agriculture space, where Hillary previously served as CEO. Hillary has ...
Jesse Moore, Chief Executive Officer, M-KOPA Solar Kenya
Jesse Moore is the CEO and Co-Founder of M-KOPA Solar, the world's leading "pay-as-you-go" energy provider to off-grid homes.M-KOPA provides affordable, safe and clean energy to millions of people. M-KOPA has connected more than 600,000 homes to solar power in East Africa. And it is...
Jesse Moore, Chief Executive Officer, M-KOPA Solar Kenya, Kenya
Hilda Moraa, Founder & CEO, Pezesha
Hilda is an award-winning entrepreneur and author. She has more than 7 years of experience in developing Fintech and mobility innovations across Africa. She previously founded WezaTele, a Fintech startup in Kenya that was acquired in 2015. She is currently the Founder & CEO of Pezesha, a Peer...
Llew Morkel, Founder, CTO, DreamBlock, South Africa
Patrick Mowatt, Senior Manager, Business Development: Africa, Arab Financial Services, South Africa
Wachera Muriu, Co-Founder & COO, Kopacent, Kenya
Suleiman Murunga, CEO, Coinpesa
Suleiman is the CEO of Coinpesa which is the largest Ugandan crypto currency exchange. He is also a founding board member of the blockchain association of Uganda. Before Coinpesa he was the CEO of Pegasus technologies which is the biggest aggregator in Uganda which processes more than $400m in...
Muriuki Mary Muthoni, National Director Kenya National Chamber, The Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Kenya
Kevin Mutiso, CEO, Alternative Circle
Kevin Mutiso, 30, is currently the CEO and co-founder of Alternative Circle. The company developed a Kenyan Mobile based app “SHIKA”, that enables individuals with little or no credit history to access affordable micro loans through their mobile phones. The app also provides financial institutions ...
Muthoni Mutonyi, Senior Manager, Digital Banking, National Bank of Kenya
I have over 10 years’ experience in banking where I have held several different roles in Finance, Corporate Banking, Retail Banking, Projects and lately Strategy. I have also worked in the USA - in Baltimore, Maryland as a software developer and in De Pere, Wisconsin as a computer system...
Muthoni Mutonyi, Senior Manager, Digital Banking, National Bank of Kenya, Kenya
Rose Muturi, Country Manager, Tala
Currently, leading an exceptional team as Country Manager at TALA, overseeing operations in Kenya and our newest market, Tanzania. My background is in Statistics and Information Technology.Was named one of Kenya’s Top 40 Women Under 40 in Business Daily – 2015. I am also a laureate for Choiseul...
Angela Mwirigi, Director of Marketing & Communications, Kenya Commercial Bank, Kenya
Anthony Mwithiga, Chief Investment Officer, Commercial Bank of Africa
Anthony Mwithiga is Chief Investment Officer and head of the wealth management unit at Commercial Bank of Africa. He has over 18 years’ experience in the asset management industry across East, Central and Southern Africa where he has managed private and public investment portfolios of pension...
Anthony Mwithiga, Chief Investment Officer, Commercial Bank of Africa, Kenya
Gakii Mwongera, Head of Cash and Liquidity Management, Equity Bank, Kenya
Anne Mulindwa Nakawunde, Managing Director, Finance Trust Bank, Uganda
Bitange Ndemo, Chairman, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence Taskforce,, Government Of Kenya
Bitange Ndemo is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship at the University of Nairobi’s Business School. His research centers on the link between ICTs and small and medium enterprises with emphasis on how ICTs influence economic development in Africa. Prof. Ndemo is the Chairman of Kenya’s...
Bitange Ndemo, Chairman, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence Taskforce,, Government Of Kenya, United Kingdom
Peter Ndiang Ui, General Partner, InnoGen Ventures, Kenya
Paul Mwaura Ndichu, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Interswitch, Kenya
Margaret Ngarachu, Chief Legal Officer, MyInsure
Margaret Ngarachu is the CLO of MyInsure Limited, an insurtech company aiming to revolutionize insurance by bringing innovation, convenience and transparency to its processes. The company developed “MyInsure”, an online insurance acquisition and management solution that provides seamless efficiency ...
Margaret Ngarachu, Chief Legal Officer, MyInsure, Kenya
Andrew Njage, Co-Founder & CTO, InvestXD, Ghana
George Njuguna, CIO, Housing Finance Company Limited
George Njuguna is the Chief Information Officer at Housing Finance. In addition to overseeing Technology and Operations, he is responsible for Digital Transformation and Channel Development. Prior to joining HFC, he worked at Commercial Bank of Africa as the Head of Information Technology. George...
George Njuguna, CIO, Housing Finance Company Limited, Kenya
Jairus Obuhatsa, CTO, Insurance For All, Kenya
Teddy Ogallo, Founder & CEO, Wayawaya Limited, Kenya
Habil Olaka, Chief Executive Officer, Kenya Bankers Association, Kenya
Joyce Omondi Waihiga, Communications Manager, FSD Kenya, Kenya
Johnson Ondicho, Head of Business Development Digital Financial Services, Kenya Commercial Bank, Kenya
Benard Ondoro, Regional Lead, beyonic, Kenya
Sagini Onyancha, Co-Founder, SimbaPay, United Kingdom
Bamidele Olalekan Oseni, Group Chief Risk Officer, I and M Bank, Kenya
John Paul Otieno, CEO, Insurance For All, Kenya
Maurice Otieno, General Manager, Metta
Maurice Otieno is the General Manager of Metta,Nairobi.He joined as program manager and is now responsible for developing the startup ecosystem in Kenya, Africa, He is an entrepreneur inspired by innovative ideas and collaborative problem-solving.Prior to joining Metta in Nairobi, Maurice worked...
Antony Otieno, Secretary General, Internet Society Kenya Chapter, Kenya
Andrea Ottina, Chief Operations Officer, Access Bank
Andrea Ottina currently holds the position of Chief Business Development Officer and is part of the Management Board of AccessBank Tanzania. He is responsible for the overall departments of banking operations, alternative channels, marketing, and IT. Andrea Ottina was instrumental in introducing...
Andrea Ottina, Chief Operations Officer, Access Bank, United Republic Of Tanzania
Sarah Oyungu, Director of Digital Marketing, Africa, Standard Chartered Bank Kenya, Kenya
Kosta Peric, Deputy Director, Financial Services for the Poor Program, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Kosta PericDeputy Director, Payment InfrastructureFinancial Services for the Poor (FSP)Bill & Melinda Gates FoundationKosta Peric is a technologist, and his interests lie at the point of fusion between technology, finance and innovation.He is deputy director for the Financial Services for the...
Kosta Peric, Deputy Director, Financial Services for the Poor Program, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, United States
Nathanial Peterson, Director, Busara Center for Behavioral Economics, Kenya
Emilian Popa, Principal, Digital Growth Africa Middle East, Mauritius
Jamie Qiu, Program Director, Startupbootcamp
Jamie is an enterprise and open innovation strategy specialist, Director of Startupbootcamp’s Dubai Fintech accelerator and previously Founder and Director of EY's startup accelerator. He has worked with emerging technology startups and multinational corporations to pilot and scale disruptive...
Jamie Qiu, Program Director, Startupbootcamp, United Arab Emirates
Mzukisi Rusi, Head Of Solutions – MEA, Entersekt
Mzukisi Rusi is Solutions Lead for Middle East and Africa at Entersekt, an innovator in push-based authentication and mobile app security. Mzukisi is a seasoned expert in all aspects of information technology projects – from business analysis, solutions architecture, and systems analysis and...
Mzukisi Rusi, Head Of Solutions – MEA, Entersekt, South Africa
Rostan Schwab, Senior Investment Officer, Regional Head Africa Fintech, International Finance Corporation, Hong Kong
Khevin Manesh Seebah, CEO, ICPS Ltd
Khevin Seebah has recently been appointed as the new CEO of ICPS Ltd, a joint venture of the MCB Group and Hightech Payment Systems (HPS), a leading payment software company based in Morocco, present in 85+ countries with 350+ users.Khevin is responsible for providing strategic leadership for the...
Veronica Sentongo, Head, Digital Banking, Stanbic Bank
Veronica Sentongo is currently the Head, Digital Banking at Stanbic Bank Uganda. In this role, Veronica has championed the Launch of a plethora of innovative product offerings and services across the Digital channels. Within her first two years, she has driven growth across the Digital platforms in ...
Veronica Sentongo, Head, Digital Banking, Stanbic Bank, Uganda
Beven Shapeta, Senior Business Consultant, BPC Banking Technologies
Dr. Beven Fadzisai Shapeta is a Business Consultant for BPC Banking Technologies where his primary focus region is Sub Saharan Africa. He occasionally consults for financial institutions within the Middle-East. Dr. Shapeta as over 16 years experience various areas within FinTech, having worked or...
Beven Shapeta, Senior Business Consultant, BPC Banking Technologies, South Africa
Lichoti Shikoli, Co-founder, Hydro-q, South Africa
Leesa Shrader, AgriFin Accelerate Program Director, Mercy Corps, United States
Alex Siboe, Head PMO and Head Digital Financial Services, K.C.B. Bank Group Ltd, Kenya
Zia Siddiqui, Director Africa Region, Wavetec
Mr. Zia Siddiqui is Director at WAVETEC Group, an Electronics Engineering degree holder associated with WAVETEC with more than 20 years of experience. His role and passion has been focussed around developing innovative solutions in Information Technology products which started off with Customer...
Zia Siddiqui, Director Africa Region, Wavetec, Kenya
Anup Singh, Domain Leader, Banking and Financial Services, Microsave
Anup Singh leads MicroSave’s Banking and Financial Services domain in Africa. With twelve years of experience, his expertise includes formulation of strategic plans for inclusive finance, market research, scoping and segmentation, product development, pilot and roll out, risk management, digital...
Anup Singh, Domain Leader, Banking and Financial Services, Microsave, Kenya
Daniel Szlapak, Director of Africa, Branch, United States
Panashe Tapera, Head of Growth, Golix, Zimbabwe
James Tomaney, COO, Renovite Technologies, United Kingdom
Bonney Tunya, Senior Broadcast Journalist, BBC, Kenya
Chisom Udeze, Co-Founder, Pangea Accelerator, Kenya
Erwin Van Helden, Head of Payments and Digital Channels MEA, Temenos Middle East
Erwin has over 20 years of experience in Banking and IT. Erwin joined the Temenos MEA team in 2018 to realize the Temenos ambition to conquer the Payments and Digital Channels market in Middle East and Africa. Prior to Temenos, Erwin worked 15 years with ING Group and 4+ years with IBM. Roles in...
Erwin Van Helden, Head of Payments and Digital Channels MEA, Temenos Middle East, United Arab Emirates
Dinesh Verma, Vice President and Head, Product Management - Transaction Banking, Nucleus Software, India
Cedric Wachira, Secretary General, Blockchain Association of Kenya, Kenya
Fredrick Wambua, Chief Executive Officer, Blue Ticks Communications Services
With the vast knowledge in the research industry, Fredrick has transversed the research world, having have been involved in both market and social research, and monitoring and evaluation. With an accreditation from the Measure Evaluation, Carolina Population Center, he has been involved in...
Fredrick Wambua, Chief Executive Officer, Blue Ticks Communications Services, Kenya
Kuria Wanjau, Forcibly Displaced People Theme Manager, FSD Africa
Mr. Kuria Wanjau is a Certified Public Accountant, with a degree in Economics from the University of Nairobi. He is currently working part-time for FSD Africa’s Forcibly Displaced People (FDP) Theme as the manager. Kuria is overseeing FSD Africa’s work to grow the supply of effective financial...
Kuria Wanjau, Forcibly Displaced People Theme Manager, FSD Africa, Kenya
Dean Zwarts, Sales Manager EMEA, UL
Dean Zwarts is a Sales Manager for Europe and Middle East & Africa at UL. Through experiential years of imaginative endeavors and technology advancements, Dean is helping business and thought leaders in breaking the mold and changing perceptions of business foresight, innovation and helping...