Radisson Blu Hotel
Radisson Blu Hotel, Elgon Road Nairobi KE, Kenya

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Event Date Tue Sep 3 EAT - Wed Sep 4 EAT (over 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Sep 3 2:20am - Tue Sep 3 9:10pm
Location Radisson Blu Hotel
Elgon Road Nairobi KE, Kenya
Region EMEA

Seamless East Africa, now in its 5th edition, has proven to be the flagship fintech event of East Africa. The event has grown year on year, bringing together 800+ payments, banking and fintech professionals to Nairobi from across 45 countries. Our audience consists of 83% decision makers and influencers, and is represented by all major banks in East Africa.


2019 Speakers

Roger Abeho
Head Of Commercial Banking Group, Access Bank Rwanda

Bade Adesemowo
Co Founder And Chief Technology Officer, Social Lender

Yilebes Adids
Ceo, Ethswitch S.c.

Innocent Africa
Head Of Risk And Compliance, Kcb Bank Rwanda

Russell Akuom
Head Of Digital Banking Experience, Co-operative Bank Of Kenya,

Gilbert Angana
Head Private Banking, Co-operative Bank Of Kenya

Dan Apungu
Vice President Investment Banking, Stanbic Bank

Rizwan Arain
Chief Information Security Officer, Habib Bank Ag Zurich

Dinesh Arora
Banking And Digial Evangelist, Independent Consultant

Adedana Ashebir
Regional Manager, Sub-saharan Africa, Village Capital,

Patrick Awori
Chief Executive Officer, Imaginarium

Joy Doreen Biira
Journalist And Communications Advisor

George Bodo
Head Of Banking Research, Ecobank Transnational Inc

Linda Bonyo
Co-founder And Chief Executive Officer, Lawyers Hub

Mr Pedro Carvalho
Head Of Retail And Business Banking, Barclays

John Chaplin
Payments Advisor, Helios Investment Partners And Chairman, Global Payments Innovation Jury

Stanley Chege
Chief Information Officer, Madison Insurance

Chris Colbert
Managing Director, Harvard Innovation Lab

Nadia Costanzo
Head Of Banking - Africa & Latin America, Transferwise

Franacois Coupienne
Digital Manager, United Nations Capital Development Fund Uncdf

Amanda Donahue
Head Of Africa, Yabx

Moses Ebitu
Head Of Risk And Compliance, Uganda Development Bank

Dennis Echeru
Chief Risk Officer, Centenary Bank

Mr Darren Franks
Chief Executive Officer, Talentinthecloud

Thomas Gachie
Group Chief Operations Officer, Resolution Insurance Company Ltd

Jean Claude Gaga
Chief Executive Officer, Rswitch Ltd

Mr Bimal Gandhi
Ceo, Uniken

Joel Gatanazi
Head, Commercial Banking Group, Guaranty Trust Bank, Rwanda

Ireneus Gichana
Chief Executive Officer, Maisha Microfinance Bank Ltd

Christopher Grune
Managing Director, Barani Capital

Elhaj Hamou
Business Development Manager, Hps

Kelvin Heeroo
Project Manager, Icps

Ali Hussein Kassim
Co-founder And Chief Executive Officer

Funsho Idowu
Chief Operations Officer, Mutual Trust Microfinance Bank

David Igweta
Chief Information Officer, Hfc Limited

Moath Ismail
Vice President Digital Banking Cismea, Gemalto, A Thales Company

Waruguru Ituu
Founder, Change Corner

Stanley Kafu
Head Of Marketing And Communications, Exim Bank Tanzania

Christian Kakoba
Co-founder And Community Lead, Bithub Africa

Shatse Kakwagh
Independent Consultant And Former Group Co-chief Executive Officer And Chief Operating Officer, Mode

Joan Kamau
General Manager - East Africa, African Management Initiative

Calleb Karegyesa

Ms Catherine Kariuki
Partner: Telecommunications, Media And Technology, Tripleoklaw Llp Advocates

Melaku Kebede
Senior Deputy Chief Executive Officer - Strategy And Technology, United Bank Sc

Moustafa Khaler
Director Of Development, The Greek Campus

Patrice Kiiru
Group Associate Director, Diaspora Banking & Remittances, Equity Bank

Denis Kuria
Analytics Manager, Mobipesa

Sarah Laiser
Head Of Compliance & Regulatory Affairs, National Bank Of Commerce

Sabrina Lamb
Chief Executive Officer, Wekeza

Jack Langworhty
Chief Executive Officer, Ninayo

Shimelis Legesse
Vice President - It Services And E - Banking, Dashen Bank S.c

Yonas Lemma
Chief Information Security Officer, United Bank Sc

Percy Paul Lubega
Head Of Business Development, Finance Trust Bank

Hussein Samanya Lubwama
Financial Inclusion And Agro Value Chain Specialist, Strategic Impact Advisors

Robert Lukyamuzi
Head Of Data Analytics, D.f.c.u. Bank

David Lusala
Acting Chief Operating Officer, Exim Bank Tanzania

Joel Macharia
Chief Executive Officer And Founder, Abacus Kenya

Declan Magero
Founding Partner, Afrinet Capital

Juliet Maina
Advocacy And Regulatory Manager Mobile Money, Gsma

Mohsen Malaki
Managing Director And Partner, Synergy Consulting

Dorothy Maseke
Group Head Of Risk And Compliance, Icea Lion Assurance Company

Nancy Matimu
Chief Digital Officer, Hf Group

Silas Matoi
Head Of Fintech And Digital Banking, Banc Abc

Charles Matondane
Founder, Head Of Product Operations & Growth, Nefrids Africa

Kain Mbaya
Chief Executive Officer, Strategis Insurance Tanzania

Ganza Mfumya
Head Of Rural And Agro Lending, Accessbank Tanzania Limited

Michael Michie
Head Of Information Technology, Tripleok Law

Araika Mkulo
Director Of The Board, Insurance Group Of Tanzania

Baseer Mohammed
Ceo, And M Bank Tanzania Ltd

Jesse Moore
Chief Executive Officer, M-kopa Solar Kenya

Llew Morkel
Founder & Ceo, Fraxeum Foundation

Agrippa Mugwagwa
Executive Director - Retail Banking And E-commerce, Fbc Holdings Limited

Georgina Mukami
Head Enterprise Services, National Bank Of Kenya

Michael Munga
Chief Information Security Officer, Sidian Bank

James Muritu
Chief Executive Officer And Founder, Wayhoyt Capital

Alex Muriu
Avp - Digital & Innovations, Barclays Bank Plc

Suleiman Murunga
Chief Executive Officer, Coinpesa

Zahid Mustafa
Chief Customer Officer, Barclays Bank Of Kenya

Gillian Mutai
Director Mobile Banking, Co-operative Bank Of Kenya

Justus Mutiga
Chief Executive Officer, Icea Lion Life Assurance

Muthoni Mutonyi
Senior Manager - Products & Research, National Bank Of Kenya

Marko Muurisepp
Head Of Sales - International, Fundwise

Andrew Mwithiga
Head Of Virtual Banking, Barclays Bank Kenya

Anthony Mwithiga
Vice President Wealth Management, Barclays Bank Of Kenya

Gakii Mwongera
Head Of Cash And Liquidity Management, Equity Bank

Roselyn Najjuma
Country Head - Customer Journey And Agile Innovation, Stanbic Uganda

Bitange Ndemo
Chairman, Blockchain And Artificial Intelligence Taskforce,

Simon Ngura
Chief Innovation And Technology Officer, Sanlam

Pete Novat
Chief Of Products & Digital Transformation, National Microfinance Bank

Martin Nyantika
Associate Actuary, Jubilee Insurance Company

George Odhiambo
Managing Director, Kcb Bank Rwanda

Elizabeth Okomba
General Manager Customer Experience, Nic Bank

Sharon Arungu Olende
Head Of East Africa, Lendable

Herbert Olowo
Chief Information Officer, Stanbic Bank Uganda

Eric Olweny
Principal Officer, Leadway Insurance Brokers

Olusegun Omoniwa
Country Head - Wealth Management, Standard Chartered Uganda

Johnson Ondicho
Head Of Digital Payments, Kenya Commercial Bank

Bamidele Olalekan Oseni
Group Chief Risk Officer, I&m Bank Rwanda

Maurice Otieno
General Manager, Metta

Antony Otieno
Secretary General, Internet Society Kenya Chapter

Andrea Ottina
Chief Operations Officer, Accessbank Tanzania Limited

Ammishaddai Owusu Amoah
Group Executive - Special Projects, Bank Of Africa Ghana

Regis Rugemanshuro
Chief Digital Officer, Bank Of Kigali

Theobald Sabi
Managing Director, National Bank Of Commerce

Thomas Scaria
Head - Finance, Joyalukkas

Alex Siboe
Head Of Digital Finance Serves, Mobile Payments And Project Management Office

Wessam Soliman
Chief Executive Officer, Addengreens

Raliat Sunmonu
Senior Director, Africa Program Management

Daniel Szlapak
Director Of Africa, Branch International Limited

Jose Tivane
Head Of Digital Banking, United Bank For Africa

Konstantinos Tsanis
Chief Transformation Officer, Atlat/wema Bank

Bonney Tunya
Coproduction Editor, Bbc

Kees Van Lede
Chief Executive Officer, Carepay

Stefano Virgilli
Chief Executive Officer, Pocket Money

Hillary Wachinga
Head Of Internal Audit, Kenya Reinsurance Corporation Ltd

Antone Wambura
Executive Director, Lake National Sacco

Kuria Wanjau
Forcibly Displaced People Theme Manager, Fsd Africa

Caine Wanjau
Chief Technology Officer, Twiga Foods

Jennifer White
Founder And Chief Executive Officer, Student Finance Africa

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors & Exhibitors

• Compass Plus Lt
• UnionPay International

• Jethro
• Temenos

• Masria
• Entrust Datacard
• Sab

• Finastra
• Gemalto
• RenovITe
• Software Group
• Uniken
• Craft Silicon

• Adapt IT
• Barnes International
• Wiseasy
• Data Protect
• DSpread
• DZ Card
• Exatec
• F5
• Fintech
• MoreFun
• Futurecard
• Matica
• MobIot
• Myriad Connect
• Waypotat
• SZFP Technology Limited
• Tri Continental Ltd.
• Wisecard
• Yalamanchili

• BankBuddy
• 1Million StartUps
• BitMari
• CashBerry
• ClickPesa
• Conciliant
• Custometrix Ltd
• DeMars
• BitHub Africa
• Julla
• Kakbima
• KuBitX
• Pennysmart
• Talklift
• Tujenge Pay

• CryptoNewsz
• Fintech