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Cleopatra Mukangara

HOD: Planning & Project Management

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Emmanuel Kawedi


Smart Codes

Carolyn Lyimo

Country Manager


Imran Kamali

Managing Director

GF Trucks and Equipments LTD

Salum Awadhi


SSC Capital

Alpha Marwa

Managing Partner

Vervet Global

Lyndsey Vandament

Investment Director

Global Partnerships

Simon Mtabazi

Social Innovation Advisor


Jakub Byc

Venture Partner

MEST Africa

Melissa Tckle

Investment Associate

FINCA Ventures

Albert Lyatuu

Scrum Master

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Manon Woringer

Product Manager

Smart Codes

Edwin Bruno

Founder & CEO

Smart Codes

Grace Kijo

Manager - Brand & Communications

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Benson Kagashe

HOD: Suppy Chain Management

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Tulisindo Rashid

Head of M-Commerce Product Development

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Nandi Mwiyombella

Head of Brand & Communications

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Nisha Ligon

Founder & CEO


Christof Hawle



Jacqueline Kalaze

Head of Department: Legal Affairs

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Saskia Van Der Mast

Investment Director

DOB Equity

Athumani Mliga

Agile Tech Co Lead, IT & Billing

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Stanley Kafu

Marketing Manager

Exim Bank

Herman Mkamba

Media Manager

Smart Codes

Juliana Kayombo



Eric Luyangi


Triple Bottom

Joseph Waziri

Head of Tax

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Yvonne Maruma

Business Manager

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Bruce Mugaisi

General Manager

Smart Codes

Andron Mendes



Belinda Wera

Manager - Training & Incentives

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Mbonny Maumba

Head of Human Resource and Administration


Benedict Sebbo

Head of Strategy

Smart Codes

Taha Jiwaji


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