Meet The Team
Aku Kwapong brings more than 20 years of strategy and operational experience from several Fortune 50 companies including Microsoft, GE Capital, Deutsche Bank and The Royal Bank of Scotland. He served as COO with Royal Bank of Scotland, where he led the restructuring of its global Credit & ABS business. Until recently, he served as the head of strategy and new markets overseeing global credit electronic trading business, overseeing operational execution of strategy; including regulatory imperatives, risk management, implementing supervisory framework, and overall profitability of the EMEA Credit & Mortgage Markets.
MBA, MIT Sloan School of Management, Cambridge, MA
PhD –Columbia University, New York, NY
BS & SM – Chemical Engineering, MIT
Vince Kwapong is a GE certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black Belt with over 25 years’ experience delivering productivity improvement at fortune 50 companies. Previous roles included Global Operations Leader at Johnson & Johnson, Operations Leader at General Electric, and Director of Operations Excellence at United Technologies.
MBA, Finance & Strategy, University of Michigan Business School, Ann Arbor, MI
MSE, Industrial & Operations Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
MS, Metallurgical Engineering & Materials Science, Carnegie Mellon University
BS, Electrical Engineering, MIT
Laila Owusu has over 20 years of experience in the Sales and Education fields. She has served in a variety of roles in operations, sales and employee development. She is passionate about communication, education, and the intersection of those 2 disciplines in driving employee engagements on projects, strategy and company culture. She is a Senior Director at The Practice School responsible for the Fierce and Relentless Program module for Workforce Performance Management. Until recently, she was a General Manager of Kayles Company Ltd an International Sales Company based in TX, USA. She is a co-founder and the current president of The X-Team, a non-profit organization which champions the rights and promote the welfare of Under-Privileged children in the Ghanaian society.
L. Owusu is a team player who encompasses strong leadership as well as great interpersonal skills with excellent communication skills.
BSc- English, University of Ghana, Legon, Ghana.
Emmanuel Owusu is a Finance professional and Analyst with demonstrable experience in areas of finance, investment, and accounting. He worked as a Tax and Pension Intern in the finance department of Unilever Ghana Limited and also engaged in consulting roles which included financial analysis and projections for startups to solicit funds from investors. During his college years, Emmanuel served as the Finance Director for the Ashesi Football Association where he and his team secured a sponsorship deal from Special Ice Company Ltd.
BSc – Business Administration, Ashesi University College, Ghana.