Robert Wakaba is E-commerce Manager at I&M Bank Nairobi. I&M Bank is the first bank in East and Central Africa to be issued with a Visa license for facilitating e-commerce merchant transactions. Robert’s work at the Bank therefore is to actively drive the growth of E-commerce by identifying and developing opportunities and strategic partnerships with interrelated clients. He is also charged with effectively managing Merchant relationships to maximize utilization of Ecommerce
Before joining I&M he worked as the E-business Manager at Kenya Airways. He’s work involved project management, implementation and business analysis of all the online projects for this leading African career. Some of the projects that he was involved in include re-launch of a new robust website, implementation of the booking engine, implementation of secure payment solutions, online Check in, online advertising campaigns, e-ticketing and Mobile solutions amongst others.
Before joining Kenya Airways Robert worked for e-sokoni an online e-procurement portal as the Business Development Manager.
Robert has vast experience in the e-commerce field both in the airline world and out of it. He holds a Masters Degree in e-commerce from Murdoch University, Australia