A British-born African entrepreneur of Nigerian heritage, Leslie benefits from skills and expertise within the Fintech, B2B commerce, electronic trade, foreign exchange and online payments areas. As the original visionary behind Kwanji, Leslie has real-world experience of the payment woes experienced by the emerging market businessman and entity.
With a background in emerging market trade, the inspiration for Kwanji draws heavily upon Leslie's early experiences in import/export to Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Leslie is responsible for the overall vision, conceptual design, strategy, product development roadmap and third-party integrations relating to Kwanji.
Prior to Kwanji, Leslie was Founder and CEO of Senitech Global Inc, where he pioneered a custom-developed e-commerce and mobile commerce platform focused on African consumers. He has also held project management roles, overseeing transactional systems within e-commerce, mobile commerce and social commerce.
Leslie holds an MA in economics and BSc in social sciences from London Metropolitan University and City University London, respectively.