Kofi has been CEO of Rancard since 2006. He has led the company in its evolution from an ERP contract software developer in Ghana to a multinational mobile telecoms software business. Rancard’s client base includes Google, BBC, VOA, Iroko Partners, MTV and ESPN and connectivity to global carriers Vodafone, MTN, Tigo, Zain, Airtel, Orange, Globacom and others in more than 25 countries across Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Rancard’s Rendezvous content discovery technology, a finalist in the prestigious Meffys 2012 awards, delivers non-intrusive social recommendations for content within mobile networks and to external social media platforms. Prior to co-founding Rancard, Kofi worked with a number of companies in the US: Dell Computer Corporation (Texas, USA) as a senior analyst in the BIOS technology team where he filed a patent; Radiant Systems Inc. (Georgia, USA); Whirlpool Corporation (Tennessee, USA), serving in various capacities related to systems technology, software automation and online commercial platforms.
Kofi is a fellow of the Aspen Global Leadership Network/African Leadership Initiative, served on Ashesi University’s Corporate Advisory Council and was named in the prestigious TNJ’s Africa 40 under 40 in 2010. He has a computer engineering degree from Vanderbilt University, TN, USA, and co-founded Rancard with Ehizogie Binitie in 2001.