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

Meet Our Mentors

Mbonny Maumba

Head of Human Resource and Administration


Nandi Mwiyombella

Head of Brand & Communications

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Albert Lyatuu

Scrum Master

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Stanley Kafu

Marketing Manager

Exim Bank

Grace Kijo

Manager - Brand & Communications

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Edwin Bruno

Founder & CEO

Smart Codes

Taha Jiwaji


Bongo Live

Yvonne Maruma

Business Manager

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Melissa Tckle

Investment Associate

FINCA Ventures

Carolyn Lyimo

Country Manager


Andron Mendes



Alpha Marwa

Managing Partner

Vervet Global

Emmanuel Kawedi


Smart Codes

Manon Woringer

Product Manager

Smart Codes

Simon Mtabazi

Social Innovation Advisor


Belinda Wera

Manager - Training & Incentives

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Tulisindo Rashid

Head of M-Commerce Product Development

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Jakub Byc

Venture Partner

MEST Africa

Cleopatra Mukangara

HOD: Planning & Project Management

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Salum Awadhi


SSC Capital

Juliana Kayombo



Imran Kamali

Managing Director

GF Trucks and Equipments LTD

Saskia Van Der Mast

Investment Director

DOB Equity

Benedict Sebbo

Head of Strategy

Smart Codes

Joseph Waziri

Head of Tax

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Jacqueline Kalaze

Head of Department: Legal Affairs

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Nisha Ligon

Founder & CEO


Bruce Mugaisi

General Manager

Smart Codes

Herman Mkamba

Media Manager

Smart Codes

Benson Kagashe

HOD: Suppy Chain Management

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

Lyndsey Vandament

Investment Director

Global Partnerships

Christof Hawle



Eric Luyangi


Triple Bottom

Athumani Mliga

Agile Tech Co Lead, IT & Billing

Vodacom Tanzania Plc

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