Jumanne Mtambalike is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of Sahara Ventures, a group of companies that run a local business accelerator in Tanzania, Sahara Accelerator, a consulting firm, Sahara Consult and Africa’s largest innovation and technology entrepreneurship event, Sahara Sparks.

Sahara Ventures mission is to build a stable innovation, technology and entrepreneurship ecosystem in Africa through consultancy and investment.

The company’s long-term vision is to become Africa’s largest consultancy and investment firm.

A Software Engineer by profession, Jumanne is an entrepreneur, tech enthusiast, and a social reformer with many years of experience in running and managing the innovation space (hubs) in the African continent.

He has founded a number of tech startup companies in Africa.