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MEF Africa Roundtable 2022


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AfricaCom, the Africa Tech Festival, is the largest digital infrastructure event in Africa and after several years of meeting online only, the event was back in person this year!

MEF hosted a roundtable during the event to allow MEF Members to meet and discuss the hot topics of the show, including the future of payments on the continent, business messaging and the evolution of consumer protection.

The Future of Payments in Africa

  • Anzelle Robertson, Director Business Development SSA – Sam Media
  • Riccardo Vallaro, Business Development Manager – MCP Insight
  • Aurelien Duval-Delort, Founder & CEO – Bizao
  • Risana Zitha, MD Head of Africa – DAI Magister Ltd

Business Messaging: Building Brands, Driving Loyalty & Increasing Conversion

  • Eldrid Jordaan, CEO – Govchat
  • Dean Baker, SaaS Sales Expert Africa –  Infobip
  • Alexander Vavilov, Market Manager Africa – LANCK Telecom
  • Werner Lindemann, SVP Growth Markets – Clickatell
  • James Williams, Director of Programmes – MEF

Africa’s Booming Start-up Scene

  • Katlego Mashigo, Key Accounts – The Apprentice Valley
  • Karmanie Naidoo, Independent Consultant
  • Thabiet Allie, Head of Business Development – MTN
  • Michel Weiss, Founder & CEO – Counder Network
  • Waheed Adam, Executive Chairperson – iTouch

Consumer Protection 360

  • Dario Betti, CEO – MEF
  • Ilonka Badenhorst, Managing Executive – WASPA
  • Rajiv Singla, CEO Global Messaging – Globe Teleservices
  • Anastasia Ivanets, Business Development Manager – LANCK Telecom
  • James Williams, Director of Programmes – MEF