The Team

The TaroWorks’ diverse team has drawn talent from tech and social entrepreneurial sectors. Since our launch in 2013, TaroWorks has reached over 100 social enterprises and nonprofit organizations across 40+ countries, supporting over 200,000 micro-entrepreneurs and improving the lives of over 3 million of the world’s poor.

(She/ Her)
Amiel has seven years’ experience in client services and supporting NGOs in Latin America. She believes in the power of equal access to technology to help clients meet their goals. Amiel has an MSc in Engineering from the University of Manchester, U.K. and is based in Mexico City.

Amiel Rodriguez Portuguez

Sales & Services Consultant, Americas

Amiel Rodriguez Portuguez

Sales & Services Consultant, Americas

(She/ Her)
Betty ensures customers in the EMEA region maximize value from TaroWorks by delivering customer success. She has 10+ years' experience in business development and customer success in the IT sector, and has lived in Mozambique, Uganda, and Nigeria. Betty has a BSC in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics from Kenyatta University and is based in Nairobi.

Betty Macharia

Customer Success Manager

Betty Macharia

Customer Success Manager

(He/ Him)
Brent is a market development “triathlete” with expertise in business development, strategic partnerships, and new product development. TaroWorks is Brent’s third technology startup. Previously, Brent led African and global market development for Kopo Kopo, a Kenya-based mobile merchant payments innovator. Brent has an MBA from the Wharton School and a BA from Stanford University. Brent is based in Washington, DC.

Brent Chism

Strategic Advisor

Brent Chism

Strategic Advisor

(He/ Him)
Darrel has more than 8 years of experience supporting users and businesses to leverage their technology and build customer centric solutions. He helps provide business users with basis for decision making, planning and solving everyday problems to improve efficiency, competence and confidence.
Darrel is based in Nairobi.

Darrel Wanyonyi

Senior TaroWorks Consultant

Darrel Wanyonyi

Senior TaroWorks Consultant

(She/ Her)
Elaine’s background in marketing research and data analytics has shaped her goal of helping organizations use insights from better data to create positive change in communities. She has a BS in Marketing and Finance from New York University, and an MBA from the University of Michigan. Elaine is based in Washington, DC.

Elaine Chang

CEO

Elaine Chang

CEO

(She/ Her)
Customer centricity-minded. With over 14 years of experience in CRM, Digital Marketing, and Social Impact Campaigns. Graduated from Strategic Design and Innovation MD at Universidad Iberoamericana. Based in Mexico City.

Irani Muñoz Ramírez

TaroWorks Consultant

Irani Muñoz Ramírez

TaroWorks Consultant

(She/ They)
Louise has 11 years of software development experience with five years scaling and maintaining micro-loan databases in East African field conditions. Their background is in Computer Engineering/Psychology (BS, Clarkson University) with professional experience ranging from Fortune 500s to tiny startups. They live in Portland, Oregon.

Louise Racette

Engineering Lead

Louise Racette

Engineering Lead

(She/ Her)
Mercy has 6+ years of experience in Product/Project Management, Quality Assurance, Business Analysis, Data Analysis as well as Service Delivery & Support. She ensures delivery of quality solutions with a focus on exceptional customer experience. She has a BSc. in Informatics from Strathmore University and is based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Mercy Muiruri

Product Manager

Mercy Muiruri

Product Manager

(She/ Her)
Njambi is located in Nairobi, Kenya.

Njambi Mungai

Kenya Operations Manager

Njambi Mungai

Kenya Operations Manager

(He/Him)
Abhay loves helping impact-driven organizations communicate their brand stories in innovative and strategic ways that fuel their growth. He holds an MBA/MPH from University of California-Berkeley and BS in Biomedical Engineering from Columbia University. In his free time, Abhay is a DJ, photographer, and international foodie.

Abhay Nihalani

Marketing Strategy Consultant

Abhay Nihalani

Marketing Strategy Consultant

(She/ Her)
Tabitha loves helping clients achieve success with products by ensuring effective and efficient on-boarding, training and continued user support. She has a BS in Computer Science from Kenyatta University. Tabitha is based in Nairobi.

Tabitha Kamau

TaroWorks Consultant

Tabitha Kamau

TaroWorks Consultant

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