KELECHI MBAH

Kelechi Mbah is a Growth Hack Expert with 16 years of working experience in the Telecoms, Media, Consulting and Technology industry.

Her experience as she grew through the ranks of marketing, sales and business development span through a blue-chip company, pan African mid-sized enterprises and start-ups.

She has a background degree in Biomedical Sciences with a specialization in Clinical Chemistry and a post graduate diploma in Customer Service Management. From that time on she veered into Business Management. She had a Business and Entrepreneurship Education at Northwestern University Evanston Illinois and a Post Graduate Executive Education in Accelerating Sales Performance from the Kellogg School of Management, Evanston Illinois.

Kelechi was the First Place Winner of the eNNOVATENAIJA challenge 2015, a crowd sourced contest organized by the Nigeria Interbank Settlement Systems (NIBBS) in conjunction with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on how to make the “Cashless policy more effective in our communities”. She was an awardee of the US consulate Department of Educational Affairs grant on the Techwomen-Go- Entrepreneurial project. A BET 5 Scholar of the Diamond Bank sponsored program and a Women X scholar of the World Bank sponsored Certified Entrepreneurship Management program, both at the Enterprise Development Center of the Lagos Business School. A trained Project Manager, a Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence and a global certified e-business professional from the EC Council.

Kelechi is a Certified Management Consultant, a Fellow of the Institute of Management consultants. A fellow of the Brand Managers in Nigeria and a 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow.

Within the past seven years, she has played majorly in the technology space. She accelerated the cloud solutions program at Microsoft targeted at SMEs before she moved on to a Pan African fin-tech organization where she executed the acceleration of a new product aimed at enabling the underbanked and unbanked with access to digital financial services. Within 6 months, she grew the customer base of agents (who served as primary customers) on the platform by over 80%. (Today the primary customer base sits at about 20,000 agents with the organization concluding its first series of funding at $3m).

She moved on to serve as head for Strategy and Business growth at another fintech company where she helped move the business from ideation to market to become a reckoned high growth start-up according to Business Day.

Kelechi’s knack for integrity, equity, and justice led her to acquiring certifications within the legal corridors. She is an accredited mediator at the Lagos Multi-door Courthouse, with skills for resolving Business contract disputes, applying restorative Justice and a reputation for high settlement rates of disputes. She is a certified copyright scholar from the Harvard law school and the Berkman Klein Centre in conjunction with the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.

Kelechi is an avid reader, a tech enthusiast, a mentor of mentors, a wife and a mom.

Kelechi Mbah is a Growth Hack Expert with 16 years of working experience in the Telecoms, Media, Consulting and Technology industry.

Her experience as she grew through the ranks of marketing, sales and business development span through a blue-chip company, pan African mid-sized enterprises and start-ups.

She has a background degree in Biomedical Sciences with a specialization in Clinical Chemistry and a post graduate diploma in Customer Service Management. From that time on she veered into Business Management. She had a Business and Entrepreneurship Education at Northwestern University Evanston Illinois and a Post Graduate Executive Education in Accelerating Sales Performance from the Kellogg School of Management, Evanston Illinois.

Kelechi was the First Place Winner of the eNNOVATENAIJA challenge 2015, a crowd sourced contest organized by the Nigeria Interbank Settlement Systems (NIBBS) in conjunction with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on how to make the “Cashless policy more effective in our communities”. She was an awardee of the US consulate Department of Educational Affairs grant on the Techwomen-Go- Entrepreneurial project. A BET 5 Scholar of the Diamond Bank sponsored program and a Women X scholar of the World Bank sponsored Certified Entrepreneurship Management program, both at the Enterprise Development Center of the Lagos Business School. A trained Project Manager, a Manager of Quality and Organizational Excellence and a global certified e-business professional from the EC Council.

Kelechi is a Certified Management Consultant, a Fellow of the Institute of Management consultants. A fellow of the Brand Managers in Nigeria and a 2016 Mandela Washington Fellow.

Within the past seven years, she has played majorly in the technology space. She accelerated the cloud solutions program at Microsoft targeted at SMEs before she moved on to a Pan African fin-tech organization where she executed the acceleration of a new product aimed at enabling the underbanked and unbanked with access to digital financial services. Within 6 months, she grew the customer base of agents (who served as primary customers) on the platform by over 80%. (Today the primary customer base sits at about 20,000 agents with the organization concluding its first series of funding at $3m).

She moved on to serve as head for Strategy and Business growth at another fintech company where she helped move the business from ideation to market to become a reckoned high growth start-up according to Business Day.

Kelechi’s knack for integrity, equity, and justice led her to acquiring certifications within the legal corridors. She is an accredited mediator at the Lagos Multi-door Courthouse, with skills for resolving Business contract disputes, applying restorative Justice and a reputation for high settlement rates of disputes. She is a certified copyright scholar from the Harvard law school and the Berkman Klein Centre in conjunction with the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies.

Kelechi is an avid reader, a tech enthusiast, a mentor of mentors, a wife and a mom.