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Vahid Monadjem

Founder and CEO
Nomanini

Vahid Monadjem is the founder and CEO of Nomanini, a South African-based mobile Point of Sale service for facilitating cash transactions in emerging markets.

 He is passionate about working at the intersection of technology and design in informal markets, where Nomanini’s solutions can directly impact people’s lives. Vahid’s vision for Nomanini is to provide platforms for transactions in emerging markets by empowering local partners to create the tools that best suit their particular environment.

Vahid is a trained engineer with extensive innovation and product design experience. Before founding Nomanini, he was McKinsey & Company’s global fellow for Emerging Market Product Development. He has worked in Africa, South East Asia, North America and Europe within a wide range of industries, including technical services, design, consumer goods, state-owned utilities, petrochemicals and telecommunications.

Vahid completed a BSc degree in Electromechanical Engineering at UCT, graduating with first class honours, before completing a BCom degree in Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management, again with first class honours.

Based in Cape Town, Vahid regularly travels around the world meeting partners and scoping out new opportunities to introduce Nomanini’s cloud-based, rugged point of sale terminals to informal markets.

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