Microfinance in Africa: Experience and Lessons from Fintech with Ivan Mbowa of Tala

Date & Time October 7, 2019 4:30pm - 5:30pm
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Join a discussion with Ivan Mbowa, who the Kenyan-based online micro lender, Tala, has appointed to lead its Kenya business.

Mr. Mbowa is an innovative professional with over 14 years of experience delivering business results and building high performing teams across Africa. He has built a career around expanding access to finance in Africa, with roles in international banking and venture capital-backed Fintech entrepreneurship. He has held the role of CEO at Umati Capital as well as senior management roles at Citigroup across eight different markets in Africa. In joining Tala, Mr. Mbowa is responsible for the strategic direction, growth, and overall operational oversight of the business.