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Flutterwave launches engineering programme in India

Nigeria , 26 Sep 2023
Olugbenga Agboola, founder and CEO of Flutterwave.
Olugbenga Agboola, founder and CEO of Flutterwave.

Flutterwave intends to create its first Engineering Mobility Programme in India, with the help of digital transformation consulting firm Capgemini.

The fintech announced the move yesterday, adding that Flutterwave's Nigerian and UK-based engineering teams will collaborate with Capgemini's tech talent in Bangalore to share industry best practises and groom the next-generation workforce.

According to the press release, Capgemini will use its deep domain expertise to improve Flutterwave's product delivery through a new cloud service provider.

Furthermore, Capgemini will play a critical role in Flutterwave's technology strategy by establishing a defined target-state and a detailed roadmap.

Capgemini will also assist in laying the groundwork for Flutterwave's transformation journey and the adoption of cloud-native solutions, enabling growth of payments in different regions.

Gurbhej Dhillion, Flutterwave’s chief technology officer, said, “This engineering mobility program is the first of its kind in Flutterwave. It’s about diversity, inclusivity, and the mobility of ideas to fuel continuous innovation.

“I’m looking forward to seeing how our engineers will take their learnings back home and share their experiences with their teams as they continue building payment solutions for the emerging economies of Africa and beyond.”

Flutterwave's chief people officer, Mansi Babyloni, reaffirmed the company's commitment to empowering its people, saying, "As an ever-growing company that is becoming increasingly diverse, this programme is a testament to our responsiveness to our talent's needs, dedication to making improvements, and commitment to investing in our people It also underscores our commitment to developing talent and contributing to the growth of Africa's tech sector."

“Like every other person in our senior leadership,” Mansi continued, “I have first-hand experience of how cross-border work experiences and programs like this could contribute significantly to shaping one’s career, and I’m happy that we are providing our engineers with this life-changing opportunity."

"We are delighted to collaborate with Flutterwave on this talent development programme, accompanying them on their journey towards innovation in the new ultra-competitive payments landscape," said Sujit Kini, global account executive, financial services at Capgemini.

Bode Abifarin, chief operating officer at Flutterwave, added: “Now, as we continue expanding our operations, penetrating new markets, entering important partnerships, scaling our Engineering Team also becomes crucial. Our Engineering Mobility Program is a fundamental part of this effort, and we are convinced that working with Capgemini will make this a reality,” 

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