Head, Mobile Banking at Co-operative Bank of Kenya
Wakaba has spent close to 10 years in the banking industry working in developing and implementing various alternative banking channels from Cards to Internet and now Mobile banking. As the Head of Mobile Banking for Co-operative Bank of Kenya, he is tasked to drive the uptake and continued success of Mobile Banking as an alternative to branch based banking.
His prior experiences involved innovating products around card business and dealing with High net worth and Diaspora customers to tailor make financial solutions for them revolving around various channels. He was also instrumental in the introduction of e-commerce as a viable option for merchant business in Kenya in addition to being among the pioneers of Bank driven mobile lending solutions.
Wakaba holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechatronic Engineering from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in Kenya and is currently finalising on an MBA majoring in Finance from the same institution.