Telecom and Internet pioneer, Francis Ebuehi, joins Kirusa’s Advisory Board

New Providence, NJ, and Lagos, Nigeria, Monday, 11 July 2016 : Kirusa, a global leader in telecom and social media solutions, today announced the appointment of Francis Ebuehi to its advisory board. Francis is currently heading Classifieds and Franchise Business for the e-commerce division of Econet Wireless International, a privately held telecommunications group. He is also the founding partner of Tenth Code Media Limited, a technology media company in Nigeria.

Prior to co-founding Tenth Code Media Limited Nigeria, he was Vice President in charge of Value Added Services at Airtel Nigeria, COO of Spinlet, and CEO of ChamsSwitch Limited. Earlier in his career, Francis worked with Accenture and Oceanic Bank.

Commenting on his new role at Kirusa, Francis says, “Kirusa has innovated mobile technologies serving the needs of over 100 million mobile users, and I have had the opportunity to use their products, as well as observe the value and satisfaction they have brought to millions of users in Nigeria. I hope my knowledge and experience of the African telecom and internet industries would help Kirusa grow further in Africa.”

Francis holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Benin. An executive MBA alumni of the Lagos Business School of Pan Atlantic University, he also has another Master’s degree in Construction Management from the University of Lagos.

“We are delighted that Francis has joined our advisory board,” says Inderpal Mumick, Founder & CEO of Kirusa. “Francis has built several businesses, and understands the pulse of the consumer. His expertise will help guide Kirusa further improve its offerings in the African market.”

About Kirusa

Kirusa is a global leader in providing mobile services that enrich people’s lives by helping them communicate, entertain, and work, from anywhere, and at any time. Kirusa’s solutions include InstaVoice®, InstaVoice Celeb™, InstaVoice Sports™, InstaVoice Ring™, myGenie™ & the Kirusa Konnect™ mobile marketing suite, which are offered in partnership with over 40 mobile carriers in Africa, Asia, and LatAm, as well as via the app stores for iOS, Android & Windows. Kirusa solutions are built on its patented technology and its highly reliable, scalable multimodal & cloud platforms, which manage over 2.5 billion calls a month. Kirusa solutions are being used by over 100 Million mobile users in four continents every month. Kirusa has been recognized as one of Top 20 most promising technology companies by Silicon India, and one of Top 25 emerging technology companies by Smart Techie magazine. The InstaVoice app won first prize at NJTC Mobile Apps Forum, and Informa selected InstaVoice as a finalist for the Best App in Africa. Headquartered in New Jersey and led by an experienced team of wireless telecom executives and technologists, Kirusa has offices in four continents. InstaVoice is a US registered trademark of Kirusa, Inc. For more information, visit:

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