Vodacom Accelerator mentors help to build successful companies
and products that people love

Meet Our Mentors

Benedict Sebbo

Head of Strategy

Smart Codes

Simon Mtabazi

Social Innovation Advisor


Bruce Mugaisi

General Manager

Smart Codes

Stanley Kafu

Marketing Manager

Exim Bank

Grace Kijo

Manager - Brand & Communications

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Emmanuel Kawedi


Smart Codes

Lyndsey Vandament

Investment Director

Global Partnerships

Mbonny Maumba

Head of Human Resource and Administration


Salum Awadhi


SSC Capital

Juliana Kayombo



Benson Kagashe

HOD: Suppy Chain Management

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Carolyn Lyimo

Country Manager


Belinda Wera

Manager - Training & Incentives

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Herman Mkamba

Media Manager

Smart Codes

Joseph Waziri

Head of Tax

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Athumani Mliga

Agile Tech Co Lead, IT & Billing

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Melissa Tckle

Investment Associate

FINCA Ventures

Taha Jiwaji


Bongo Live

Christof Hawle



Cleopatra Mukangara

HOD: Planning & Project Management

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Tulisindo Rashid

Head of M-Commerce Product Development

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Andron Mendes



Imran Kamali

Managing Director

GF Trucks and Equipments LTD

Edwin Bruno

Founder & CEO

Smart Codes

Nisha Ligon

Founder & CEO


Jakub Byc

Venture Partner

MEST Africa

Saskia Van Der Mast

Investment Director

DOB Equity

Jacqueline Kalaze

Head of Department: Legal Affairs

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Eric Luyangi


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Yvonne Maruma

Business Manager

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Manon Woringer

Product Manager

Smart Codes

Alpha Marwa

Managing Partner

Vervet Global

Albert Lyatuu

Scrum Master

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Nandi Mwiyombella

Head of Brand & Communications

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

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