Michael Manirakiza

February 16, 2020


Michael Manirakiza

Chief Operating Officer of Plendify Inc.

Session: Parallel Session: “The Future of Payments in Africa”

March 12, 2020

14:00 – 15:15

Michael Manirakiza is the Chief Operating Officer of Plendify Inc a financial technology company that enables small and medium businesses to find local suppliers and access financing. He is a leader with a 10+ of experience across banking, finance, asset management and business development. Michael has worked with Desjardins, Bank of Montreal and Edwards Jones which are among the top Fortune 500 financial institutions. He has significant experience in launching new business lines and developing new markets in the financial services sector. 

Michael is a graduate from York University with a B.B.A degree. He is also a CFP accreditation by FP Canada.  In his spare time, he volunteers as Governor on the Board of Governors at College Boreal, one of Canada’s top French College. He enjoys long-distance running, soccer and learning about different cultures.