About Papaya

Empower, Transform & Innovate!

Our Story

Welcome to Papaya, your trusted partner in Software and IT consulting for businesses across Africa. We are a dynamic and forward-thinking firm dedicated to transforming the digital landscape of African enterprises through innovative technology solutions.

Our Vision

At Papaya, our vision is to empower African businesses to thrive in the digital age. We believe that technology has the power to revolutionize industries, drive economic growth, and create opportunities for sustainable development. Our goal is to be at the forefront of this transformation, shaping the future of businesses across the continent.

Our Mission

Our mission is to provide cutting-edge software development and IT consulting services tailored to the unique needs and challenges of African businesses. We strive to deliver solutions that enhance operational efficiency, streamline processes, and drive business success. Through collaboration, expertise, and innovation, we aim to be a catalyst for positive change in the African business ecosystem.

What do we value? All sorts of things!



Founder and CEO

Wilson is a veteran in tech consulting and business development across Africa. He is a business leader and a co-founder of two successful start-ups delivering solutions across Africa. He is a Mandela Washington Business Fellow of the US State Department and a winner of the prestigious Kenya Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award and sits on several boards. He has in the past been awarded the YALI-Grant by the United States Africa Development Fund (USADF) to empower youths economically by enabling them to start businesses, the IREX grant for the Reciprocal Exchange programme to create a sustainable fintech model in Cameroon and was also part of the team that was awarded the AEIF Grant for the North Rift Women in a STEM Project that provided STEM education for marginalized girls.



Chief Technology Officer

As our CTO, Silas leads our technological advancements. With a passion for innovation and a deep technical expertise, he ensures our solutions are cutting-edge and reliable. He excels at creating Softwares and implementing effective online marketing strategies to drive business growth. His proficiency in SEO and SEM allows him to optimize website visibility, increase organic traffic, and maximize conversions. Silas is passionate about staying updated with the latest industry trends and using data-driven insights to deliver measurable results. With a keen eye for detail, strong analytical skills, and a strategic mindset, he thrives in fast-paced environments and continuously strives for excellence.



Head of Financial Technology

Peter's background is in financial markets, with deep experience in trading and treasury. He has previously worked with fintechs and in banking, both in Kenya and internationally. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst and an MBA finalist at the University of East London. Peter evaluates our financial software output, and breaks down finance speak to our engineers, to make sure that the solutions we develop for fintechs and mainstream finance institutions are airtight - as they should be!



Head of Sales and Growth

Sarah is a dyed in the wool business development professional with over twelve years experience. Her career cuts across consulting, relationship management, banking and other areas within finance. Sarah is our business development lead, working to understand the needs of the market, and establishing relationships and partnerships to meet those needs.

Join us on the Journey

Papaya is more than just a software and IT consulting firm; we are your partners in progress. Join us on the journey to redefine the future of African businesses through innovative technology solutions. Let's collaborate, innovate, and create a brighter tomorrow together.

Contact us today to embark on a transformative journey towards digital excellence.

Empower. Transform. Innovate.