Dare Okoudjou - GSMA Mobile 360 Series

Dare Okoudjou

Dare Okoudjou

Founder & CEO


MFS Africa


Dare Okoudjou is the Founder and CEO of MFS Africa, a leading Pan-African Fintech company, operating the largest digital payments hub on the continent. The MFS Hub connects over 180 million mobile wallets in Sub-Saharan Africa, offering unparalleled reach into the growing African digital consumers. The company allows mobile network operators, merchants, money transfer operators, banks and other financial institutions to take advantage of the ubiquity of mobile wallets as a safe, convenient, and cost-effective transaction channel. MFS Africa was recently named by the international business magazine Fast Company as one of the world’s Most Innovative Companies.


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.