KWAME ACHEAMPONG

Kwame Acheampong
ABOUT ME
ABOUT ME

ABOUT ME

Languages

English, German

Nationality

British/Ghanaian

Interests

Technology, Business , Advertising/Media

Availability

Flexible

Kwame is a well rounded innovative, results driven and credible individual with an entrepreneurial flair, with extensive experience in technology, sales, digital marketing, online advertising, digital and web environments, ecommerce and multimedia.

Responsible, dependable, practical, proactive & organized multi-tasker, problem solver & people person, thrives in diverse, fast-changing environments with steep learning curves.

Kwame has an exceptional track record spearheading & directing complex projects, his key strength is in building and developing key relationships at all levels with clients, business partners and internal leadership teams.

Kwame has hands on experience and is well read on emerging market dynamics in Africa and Central Eastern Europe.


CLIENTS

OVERVIEW

KEY SKILLS
  • Analytical, strong organisation and planning skills
  • Quickly grasping and understanding key technologies and how to use to gain competitive advantage 
  • Excellent team player 
  • Copes well with stress and pressure, meets targets
  • Establishing, motivating, and managing teams – facilitating collaboration across geographical dispersed teams
  • Excellent communication at all levels
  • Identifying problems, assessing options, implementing solutions
  • Initiating proposals, negotiating and managing projects, introducing new systems
  • Logical thinker, able to understand the complex interrelationships between issues
  • Proven ability to think both strategically and tactically
  • Sound business and financial acumen
  • Entrepreneurial flair
EXPERTISE

Payment Systems

Cross Border eCommerce

Partnerships

MobileMoney

Online Advertising

Strategy Development

Photography/Videography

Production

Technology/Operations

Team building

Licensing/Compliance

MultiChannel Marketing

Solution Design & Implement

Enterprise Tools

Consultative engagement

eMoney

Technology Integration

Pre/Post Sales

Web Design & Build

Fund Raising  


RESUME

EXPERIENCE

Mall For Africa - Head Of Africa (CEO Africa)  www.mallforafrica.com

2018 - current

2018
nFortics / Onango - Executive Director www.nfortics.com / www.onango.com

2016 - 2018

2016

nfortics is an innovative fintech company dedicated to adapting and localising financial technology, providing financial institutions with innovative and relevant solutions enabling them to execute full banking services in real time via agent and self-service channels.

  • Involved in strategic planning and decisions
  • Innovation of new products
  • Assisting in the roll out new products - i.e. Onango (www.onango.com)
  • Managing ProfPay to nFortics migration & integration
  • Facilitating local and international partnerships
  • Raising funds and liquidity
  • Restructuring operations
  • Analysing and streamlining procedures and processes
  • Public speaking
ProfPay - Founder

2011 - 2016

2016

ProfPay is a FCA regulated online payment and fulfillment gateway enabling international eCommerce. It was built to bridge the eCommerce gap between Africa and the West – ProfPay has now been acquired by nFortics (www.nofortics.com)

  • Designed, raised funds, built & sold a cross border payment and fulfillment gateway
  • Built and managed an international team spanning across Ghana, UK, India and Slovenia
  • Responsible for all local and cross border Operations
  • Translating the strategy into operational plans
  • Achieved full regulatory and compliance from the FCA
  • Rolled out BitCoin ATM to serve local market
  • Exclusive partner and distributor for Ukash now PaySafeCard
  • Opened remittance corridor between UK and Ghana/Nigeria
  • Successful integrations with major Pan African banks
  • Raising seed & angel investment
  • Implementing a full logistics framework
  • Negotiating customs and import allowances
  • Built Mogoogi a online mall and ecommerce platform
  • Striking partnerships with international retailers and suppliers
  • Responsible for P&L
  • Setting up subsidiaries in Ghana and Nigeria
  • Responsible for marketing and advertising
  • Implemented full scale ERP system – to handle accounts , logistics and warehousing
  • Organising shareholder meetings and presenting to shareholders
Prof Productions - Founder www.profproductions.com

2004 - present

2004
  • Striking partnership deals with Major Entertainment/Record Labels
  • Providing tailor made products for the EMEA regions
  • Consulting on Social Media, Crowd Sourcing and Online Campaign activities
  • Artist and Talent development for Majors

 Clients & Artists: BMG, Sony, RCA, JIVE, Arista, Westlife, John Legend, Jennifer Lopez, Usher, Jennifer Hudson, Chris Brown, Fantasia, Afroganic.

Managing Director  | Partner - Httpool www.httpool.com

2009-2011

2009

Httpool is a cross-channel ad network, with 19 offices across Europe and Asia. It offers the broadest range of ad products and solutions across multiple channels and devices.

  • Responsible for setting-up and organically growing the httpool UK operation
  • Establishing effective long lasting Partnerships with media & ad agencies
  • Responsible for P& L
  • Responsible for establishing and growing all key commercial relationships
  • Managing and coordinating teams across CEE
  • Executing campaigns and product launches across multiple countries in EU & CEE
  • Evaluating & redirecting division’s business development strategy on a group level
  • Design and implemented core revenue generating technologies across to group
  • Representing httpool at industry seminars and conferences
Senior Solutions Consultant - Google www.google.com

2007-2009 

  • Planning and executing Google’s corporate strategy to migrate key clients across EMEA from legacy systems
  • Developing business cases for the use of Google Products in the emerging markets such as Sub Saharan Africa
  • Managing the rollout and integration of Google’s ground breaking AdExchange (www.doubleclickbygoogle.com)
  • Designing and implementing migration plans - mapping old operating models to new ones
  • Business model remapping
  • Migrating clients across EMEA from legacy platform onto new platform
  • Analysing key client account metrics to help maximize online revenue through conversions using clever acquisition strategies
  • Pre-Sales and Account Management during the Solutions Sales process across multiple advertising & reporting products
Senior Consultant - DoubleClick www.doubleclick.com

2000-2007 

  • Responsible for growing consulting team revenue by continually restructuring product offering
  • Coordinating and managing consulting team across EMEA
  • Responsible for monetizing clients online real estate and touch points 
  • Part of innovation team designing and prototyping new product features
  • Design and delivery of product and industry training
  • Developing processes and new products closely aligned with the companies solutions sales strategy
  • Project manage and execute the implement of DoubleClick advertising solutions across EMEA
  • Assisting sales force in day to day sales cycle from inception to completion
  • Developing new business opportunity across existing Client base
  • Designing and managing the roll out of custom and tailored solutions
  • Worked on automated ad buy and sell platform which is now Google premier product (doubleclickbygoogle.com)
  • Enterprise software implementations across multiple servers and networks
  • System and Database Admin

Clients: Sky, Ch4, Financial Times, The Guardian, BBC, Oglivy, WPP, Telegraph , Pro7, Bertelsmann, Telefonica, Httpool, Morgan Stanley, Disney, Lastminute.com, Bauer Media, Virgilio, TAP Portugal, El Corte Inglés

Pre/Post Sales Consultant (Banking) - CAST  www.castsoftware.com

1999-2001

1999
  • Part of a team that handled multi million Sales Pitches primarily in the Banking sector  
  • Managing and Deploying CAST software solution across multiple banking divisions on mission critical applications
  • Responsible for rolling-out and coordinating the technical implementation in middle and back offices
  • Responsible for maintaining account relationships at both operational and technical level
  • Guest speaking across Europe at various user group seminars focusing on Client/Server issues
  • Supporting mission critical trading and decision support systems across multiple banks
  • Client/Server architecture design prior to impact analysis software roll out across clustered database networks

 Clients: JP Morgan, Merrill Lynch, JO Hambro, Credit Suisse, Wilco, Schroders, Abbey National, Barclays Private Bank, Lazard Brothers, MSB, Nissan, Royal Blue, Mysis, Bloomberg, Delaware Int., Deutche, Morgan Grenfell, Logica, Sybase Professional Services, 3M.

Technical Consultant - DeltaNet & Tagus  www.delta-net.co.uk / www.tagus.com

1997 - 1999

1997
  • Designing online interactive learning programs as part of a change management process with global organisations
  • Managing and coordinating in house and outsourced designers, content writers and programmers
  • Liaise directly with Management Consultants and Business Analysts to determine project schedules and resourcing requirements
  • Project management and responsible for authoring, co-ordination and the roll-out of bespoke performance support systems (CBT)
  • Continually developing new business opportunities using technology to help diversify company product offering

Clients: BAA, Shell (International), BP, EPPCO, Hickson & Welch, Glaxo, Xerox, Employment Services, ICI, Chamber of Commerce (Saudi Arabia), BG Technology.

Hyach Records - Founder | Sound Engineer

1994- 1997

1994
  • Coordinating Artist & musicians
  • Responsible for production budget
  • Recording and mixing projects
  • A&R relations

Clients: BMG, Warner, Monk Records,

Concession Manager - TopMan www.topman.com

1992 - 1994

1992
  • Managing concession area on shop floor
  • Responsible for shop floor merchandising
  • Managing a team of sales assistants
  • Coordinating and managing staff shift roster
  • Assisting in shop floor sales
  • Providing valuable fashion advice to customers
  • Operating till and cash register

EDUCATION

School of Audio Engineering London, UK

1994-1996

1994

Diploma in New Media and Audio engineering

Kingston University London, UK

1992-1994

1992

B.Eng. (Hons) Electronic, Computer Science and Business Administration & Marketing (CIM)

Achimota Secondary School, Ghana

1982-1989

1982

GCSE


PROJECTS
PROJECTS

PROJECTS

Prior to branching into Technology, Kwame worked as a Sound Engineer, which presented him with the unique opportunity to work with some of the world’s top artists and numerous music and creative projects.His experience in the music and creative industry cultivated his creative flair, and his tenacity to think out of the box. In his spare time, Kwame manages his music production company, Prof Productions that has produced projects such as Afroganic (www.afroganic.com) & Ashanti Boyz which have worked with many global artists including John Legend, Fantasia, Jennifer Hudson, Usher, Jennifer Lopez, Jasmine Sullivan, WestLife, Sean Kingston.
Having worked on numerous creative projects involving videography and photography he has developed a keen eye for detail which has led him to take up photography as another paid hobby and passion.

MUSIC PROJECT

All Tracks Produced & Re-Mixed by Kwame “Prof” Acheampong & Ed “D-Monk” Martin

  • Hey Hey Hey - Natasha
  • When I See You - Fantasia
  • Green Light - John Legend
  • Beggin - Madcon
  • Real hardcore - Prince Mydas
  • Sing - Annie Lennox
  • Spotlight - Jennifer Hudson
  • Take you there - Sean Kingston
  • Trading Places - Usher
  • Tattoo - Jodin Sparks
  • Everybody Knows - John Legend
  • We Cry - The Script
  • Bring him home - Eamon
  • I'll be there - Fried
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PHOTOGRAPHY

FILTERS
  • All
  • Commercial
  • Photography
Architecture

COMMISIONED WORK

Architecture

PERSONAL

RANDOM SHOTS

PERSONAL

CONTACT

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Phone

+44 77-399-16561

E-mail

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Address

London,UK

Fax

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