Long serving Chief Technology Officer at Cellulant, George Murage, has joined the Integrated Payment Systems Limited (IPSL).
George moved to IPSL, famously known for PesaLink, in October ’22 but only shared recently about his new workplace. IPSL is a real-time payment services company of Kenya Banker Association. Established in 2015 under the National Payment System (NPS) Act, to address the challenge of inter-bank money transfers in the country. The company provides a secure and instant money transfer rails, branded PesaLink.
Prior to this position, George worked at African fintech company, Cellulant. He joined the company as the Group Head of Technology Operations and was later made the Chief Technology Officer. He spent six years at Cellulant and left as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
George has also worked as the Engineering Manager at Wananchi Group Kenya, the owner of Zuku. He worked for three years at Wananchi Group Kenya, where he joined immediately after a seven year spell at Dimension Data.
At Dimension Data, he started as the Technology Lead – Security and Data Centre Networking, a position he served in for five years. George was then bumped up to the position of Line of Business Manager, Data Centre Solutions, for two years.
George holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and a Diploma in Computer Science from Strathmore College. He also has a Master of Business Administration from Strathmore University.