Kwame Acheampong




English, German


United Kingdom

Hobbies and Interests

Music, Photography, Fitness, Film, Technology



Kwame Acheampong is an experienced technologist and entrepreneur, with over 20 years of experience in transactional systems across several sectors including investment banking  and internet. He currently is the Head of Africa for MallforAfrica a Helios backed ecommerce & fulfillment platform serving Africa & Middle East.

Prior to that Kwame has held senior positions at Google and DoubleClick where he was at the forefront of monetisation technologies that have. In 2011 he  branched out and founded ProfPAy, an online payment and fulfilment gateway addressing the ecommerce and fintech need in Africa.

Before branching out 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 sound projects. His experience in the music and art industry cultivated his creative flair, and his tenacity to think out of the box.

His practical, proactive and responsible approach makes him an excellent dependable & organized multitasker. He is an enthusiastic problem solver & people person that 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.

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


Personal Characteristics
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Creative out of the box thinker
  • Analytical and data driven
  • Highly professional with unquestioned integrity
  • Pragmatic and hands-on mentality
  • Confident, emotionally intelligent and self-aware
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Passionate about developing others and self
  • Result focused
  • Driven and self motivated
  • "Practical Strategist"
  • Commercially astute
  • Can do attitude
  • Great sense of humor
  • Highly creative


Emerging Markets Payments
CRM Customer Service
Online Monetisation User Acquisition
Logistics & Fulfilment Media
Technology Agent Networks
International Experience DSS
Start UP ERP
Sales E-Commerce - Cross Border



COO - LinkCommerce

June 2019 - Present


LinkCommerce is a full service end to end acquisition platform covering all aspects of payment, fulfilment and cross border logistics providing companies the ability to offer unique global shopping experiences enabling users in emerging markets to directly shop internationally.

  • Overseeing day to day operational functions
  • Implementation and roll of global payment systems localised for specific countries
  • Implementation of Sales Force automation to manage pipeline and grow sales
  • Implementation multi location customer service to serve global partner and client base
  • Involved in marketing review and execution
  • Constantly evaluating efficiency of operational systems and delivery process
  • Maintaining and improving on SOPs to streamline operations for effective growth
  • Putting in systems to effectively gather transactional & operational data for analysis and decision making
  • Drive expansion activities with corporate partnerships and licencing deals
  • Setting goals for growth
  • Setting up and managing global warehouses and logistics
  • Implementing and developing procedure and business strategies
  • Constantly finetuning procedures to meet changing regulatory requirements
  • Building and maintaining relationships with partners and suppliers
  • Identifying improvement areas and overseeing change initiatives for improvement
  • Employee and Talent development to encourage maximum performance to meet delivery targets
  • Generating reports for presentation in management  and board meetings
CEO AFRICA - MallForAfrica

March 2019 - Present


Mall For Africa mobile and desktop platform which enables shoppers in Africa markets to shop directly from international retail sites, offering a full end to end service by handling all local cross boarder payment and logistics.

  • Responsible for leadership and growth
  • Oversee day-to-day operations
  • Setting out operational and directional strategies
  • Establishing commercial opportunities with key strategic partners
  • Overseeing Marketing and overall direction of the brand
  • Hiring key talent to suit company vision and direction
  • Implement, and maintain budgetary and resource allocation plans
  • Responsible for P&L
  • Coordinating global teams and partners
  • Reviewing and improving organisational effectiveness
  • Developing business relationships to foster expansion and growth
  • Representing company in public speaking and conferences 
  • Mentoring team to bring out best qualities to benefit company
  • Continually holding team building activities to boost morale



Non Executive Director - nFortics / Onango

Dec 2017 - 2018


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
  • Innovation and roll out of new products - i.e. Onango (
  • Managing ProfPay to nFortics migration & integration
  • Setting up banking agency network
  • Facilitating local and international partnerships
  • Raising funds and liquidity
  • Restructuring operations
  • Analysing and streamlining procedures and processes
  • Public speaking
Founder | CIO ProfPay

2011 – 2016 London, UK


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


  • Built & sold a cross border payment and fulfilment gateway
  • Responsible for all local and cross border Operations
  • Translating the strategy into operational plans
  • Achieved full regulatory compliance from the FCA
  • Striking partnerships with retailers and suppliers
  • Successful integrations with major Pan African banks
  • Raising seed & angel investment
  • Implementing a full logistics framework
  • Setup and managing Ukash payment voucher system in the region
  • Deployed first bitcoin ATM in the region
  • Negotiating customs and import allowances
  • Built Mogoogi  an online mall and ecommerce platform
  • Managed an international team spanning across Ghana, UK, India and Slovenia
  • Responsible for P&L
  • Setting up subsidiaries in Ghana and Nigeria
  • Responsible for marketing and advertising
Managing Director | Partner - Httpool

2009 – 2011


Httpool is a cross-channel ad network, with 19 offices across Europe, Latin America 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 Central Eastern Europe
  • Managing CEE Facebook and LinkedIn accounts
  • 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 the group
  • Representing httpool at industry seminars and conferences
Senior Consultant – Google

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
  • 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

2000 – 2007


DoubleClick - is an integrated ad technology platform that enables advertisers to more effectively create, manage and grow high-impact digital marketing campaigns. DDM brings together world-class solutions to help buyers run holistic programs across multiple channels.


  • 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 from websites down to petrol pumps
  • 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
  • Part of innovation team designing and prototyping new product features
  • Worked on automated ad buy and sell platform which is now Google premier product (
  • Enterprise software implementations across multiple servers and networks
  • System and Database Admin (UNIX/Oracle/MSSQL)


Clients: Sky, Ch4, Financial Times, The Guardian, BBC, Oglivy, WPP, Telegraph , Pro7, Bertelsmann, Telefonica, Httpool, Morgan Stanley, Disney,, Bauer Media

Pre/Post Sales Consultant (Banking) - CAST

1999 – 2000


CAST Software, CAST technology generates a holistic understanding of software systems by analyzing software’s inner structure, architecture and composition. With its rapid analysis technology  one can analyze hundreds of applications in a week, and provides intelligence into applications’ cloud readiness – blockers, boosters, cloud migration roadmaps and required effort, best-fit cloud native services, as well as insights into software composition, resiliency, and agility


  • 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.

Multimedia and Technical Consultant - Tagus/DeltaNet

1997 – 1999


DeltaNet & Tagus- Providing  eLearning solutions to support change management processes


  • 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.

Concession Manager

1992 – 1997


TopMan, multinational men's fashion store chain.

  • 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


Prof Productions - Sound Engineer | Founder

1994 – 2006


Prof fProductions - Music production house.

  • Music Production
  • Coordinating Artists, producers & musicians
  • Responsible for production budget
  • Recording and mixing projects

Clients: BMG, Warner, Monk Records, RCA



School of Audio Engineering London,


Diploma in New Media and Audio engineering

Kingston University London, UK


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



Kwame at work in Studio

Having worked as Sound Engineer under his production company “Prof Productions” he has had the opportunity to have met incredible talented Artist one one of them being  Kwasi Jones “D-Monk” with whom he formed  3 successful production brands – Afroganic,  Ashanti Boyz and Monk & Prof that created chart topping hits for major artist


  • Chris Brown – “Wall to Wall” Ashanti Boyz Remix
  • Chris Brown – “With You” Ashanti Boyz Remix
  • Chris Brown – “Forever” Ashanti Boyz Remix
  • Jennifer Lopez – “Hold it” Ashanti Boyz Remix
  • Jennifer Lopez – “Do it Well” Ashanti Boyz Remix
  • Duran Duran – “Falling Down” Ashanti Boyz Remix
  • Westlife – “Home” Ashanti Boyz Remix
  • Westlife – “Already there” Ashanti Boyz Remix
  • Celine Dion – “Eyes on You” Ashanti Boyz Remix
  • Kat Deluna – “Run the Show” Ashanti Boyz Remix
  • Shayne Ward – “Breathless” Ashanti Boyz Remix
  • The Script – “We Cry” Ashanti Boyz Remix
  • The Hoosiers – “Cops and Robbers” Ashanti Boyz Remix
  • Backstreet Boys – “Inconsolable” Ashanti Boyz Remix
  • Fantasia – “When I see you” Afroganic Remix – Arista
  • Jennifer Hudson – “Spotlight” Afroganic Remix – Arista
  • John Legend – “Green Light” Afroganic Remix – SonyBMG
  • John Legend – ” Every Body Knows” Afroganic Remix – SonyBMG
  • Usher – “Trading Places” Monk & Prof Remix – LaFace, Arista
  • Jordin Sparks – “Tattoo” Monk & Prof (Afroganic) Remix – Jive Records
  • Suga Rush Beat – “Love” Afroganic KJ Remix – RCA
  • Sean Kingston – “Take you there” – AfroganicJK Remix – Epic
  • Ciara feat. T-Pain – “Go Girl” – AfroganicJK Remix – Zomba
  • Madcon– “Beggin” – AfroganicJK Remix – RCA
  • Annie Lennox – “Sing” AfroganicKJ Remix – SonyBMG
  • Natasha – “Hey Hey Hey” AfroganicKJ Remix – Jive
  • The Script – “We Cry” AfroganicKJ Remix – SonyBMG
  • Eamon – “Bring Him Home” AfroganicKJ Remix – Jive
  • Fried – “I’ll Be There” AfroganicKJ Remix – SonyBMG
  • Prince Mydas – “Real Hardcore” AfroganicKJ Mix – Moba
  • Madcon Liar -(Monk & Prof Remix) RCA 2008
  • Lemar -Weight of the World-Monk & Prof
  • Jazmine Sullivan -“Dream – Monk & Prof
  • Zarif -“Let Me Back” RCA


Having had the privilege to have worked among a roster of creative individuals he found his love for visual art and soon came to realise he had an eye for photography which he has since nurtured and turned it into a paying hobby

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Commissioned Work

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