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Meet Our Mentors

Carolyn Lyimo

Country Manager


Nisha Ligon

Founder & CEO


Saskia Van Der Mast

Investment Director

DOB Equity

Athumani Mliga

Agile Tech Co Lead, IT & Billing

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Jakub Byc

Venture Partner

MEST Africa

Christof Hawle



Lyndsey Vandament

Investment Director

Global Partnerships

Juliana Kayombo



Taha Jiwaji


Bongo Live

Emmanuel Kawedi


Smart Codes

Andron Mendes



Melissa Tckle

Investment Associate

FINCA Ventures

Imran Kamali

Managing Director

GF Trucks and Equipments LTD

Yvonne Maruma

Business Manager

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Alpha Marwa

Managing Partner

Vervet Global

Simon Mtabazi

Social Innovation Advisor


Mbonny Maumba

Head of Human Resource and Administration


Cleopatra Mukangara

HOD: Planning & Project Management

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Albert Lyatuu

Scrum Master

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Bruce Mugaisi

General Manager

Smart Codes

Belinda Wera

Manager - Training & Incentives

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Nandi Mwiyombella

Head of Brand & Communications

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Jacqueline Kalaze

Head of Department: Legal Affairs

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Edwin Bruno

Founder & CEO

Smart Codes

Joseph Waziri

Head of Tax

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Grace Kijo

Manager - Brand & Communications

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Herman Mkamba

Media Manager

Smart Codes

Eric Luyangi


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Benson Kagashe

HOD: Suppy Chain Management

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Tulisindo Rashid

Head of M-Commerce Product Development

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Stanley Kafu

Marketing Manager

Exim Bank

Manon Woringer

Product Manager

Smart Codes

Benedict Sebbo

Head of Strategy

Smart Codes

Salum Awadhi


SSC Capital

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