Ken Njoroge - GSMA Mobile 360 Series

Ken Njoroge

Ken Njoroge
Position

Co-founder and Co-CEO

Company

Cellulant

Description

Ken is a co-founder and the group CEO of Cellulant. A mobile commerce evangelist and career entrepreneur, Ken previously served as co­founder and Solution Design Director of 3Mice Interactive Media. The company grew from a two­man team to a leading web development firm in East Africa. 3Mice was later acquired by Africa Online- the largest Pan-African Internet Service Provider.

 

Ken is unwavering in his pursuit of seeing Cellulant achieve its mission of building a world class, value-driven $1 B business by digitizing payments for the largest economies in Africa. Ken has led the company from an idea sketched on a serviette in 2003 with his co-founder Bolaji Akinboro, to a reputable payments company in Africa. Cellulant currently has more than 300 employees across 13 markets; servicing 33 countries in Africa.

 

Over the past couple of years, Ken has invested time in trading and advising the next generation of entrepreneurs. He seats on the Advisory Board of SwahiliPot whose vision is to provide an environment for the youth to become change makers in their communities.

In 2017, Ken was selected as the first Sub-Saharan and Kenyan Global Endeavor Entrepreneur for his commitment to advancing an ecosystem of entrepreneurship in Africa.