Dare Okoudjou

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Dare Okoudjou is the Founder and CEO of MFS Africa, based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

MFS Africa is a leading Pan-African fintech company, operating the largest digital payments hub on the continent. The MFS Africa Hub connects over 200 million mobile wallets in 35 Sub-Saharan African countries, offering unparalleled reach into the growing African digital consumer base. The company allows merchants, banks, mobile operators, and money transfer companies to take advantage of the unique ubiquity of mobile wallets as a safe, convenient, and cost-effective transaction channel. MFS Africa was named by the international business magazine Fast Company as one of Africa’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in 2017.

Prior to founding MFS Africa, Dare worked at MTN Group, where he developed its mobile payment strategy and led its implementation across 21 countries throughout Africa and the Middle East. He began his career as a management consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Paris. He has an MSc in Telecom Engineering from ENST-Paris and an MBA from INSEAD.