IT Web: PayPal product guru joins Klasha as Lagos multinational firm rides growth wave
agos-and San Francisco-based e-commerce company Klasha has appointed Ayman Jawhar as its Chief Product Officer.
Ayman will be based in the United Kingdom and joins Klasha with over 15 years’ experience in product consultation, development, and management across brands such as PayPal, Miro, Prodigy Finance, and Next47.
Klasha describes Ayman as an expert in start-up product management at various stages of a company’s lifecycle.
His skills are diverse and include working as a freelance advisor to start-ups, for venture capital firms as an in-house product expert, and co-building the first Product Management course for MBA students at the leading world business school - INSEAD - where he still participates as a lecturer, the company adds.
According to Klasha Ayman’s appointment follows a rapid few months of scaling, during which the company has hired a new Chief Commercial Officer from Mastercard - Nile Younis, and completed a US$4.5-million seed funding round backed by Amex Ventures and Global Ventures, the leading MEA-focused venture capital firm.
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