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I’ve been working with WordPress for over a decade. Through the years, I’ve been a WordPress theme reviewer, theme contributor, plugin developer and a WordCamp speaker & volunteer.

Outside WordPress, I’ve worked in all roles in the software development cycle. As a Principal Engineer in MTN, Africa’s largest telecom, I led teams designing, building and supporting custom & vendor applications for over 10 million customers. I built the core of the telecom’s loyalty platform that grew to support 4 million customers.

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As a senior Engineer at Andela, a company building world-class software for IBM, Microsoft and other US tech companies, I mentored the next generation of global tech leaders and also, designed & built software for the company’s off-shore clients.

I’m big on finding an appropriate solution for the need at hand and speaking human – not tech – to ensure we are all on the same page as we work together to bring that solution to life. I’m also quite big on following best engineering practices. Over the years, these practices have proved themselves invaluable to not just making the teams I’m a part of effective but also ensuring that projects have great, lasting impact.

I look forward to working with you to bring your project to life.


Customer reviews

Peter Kakoma | Kanzu Code 2017-11-27T06:56:58Z 5
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Peter is a good communicator but more importantly has the requisite techinical skills required to complete the task. We are very happy with the outcome of our project.

Robyn Mansfield
Peter Kakoma | Kanzu Code 2017-11-20T19:45:56Z 5
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Outstanding work. Delivered results, high quality, great thought partnership, great communication.

Kasha Global Inc Administrator
Peter Kakoma | Kanzu Code 2017-02-06T23:50:52Z 5
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I gave Peter a week to finish this task and he did in less than an hour! Simply perfect, could not have been better. Everything is working nice and smooth. I will come back to you when I need support again.

Martin Hinze
Peter Kakoma | Kanzu Code 2020-05-18T13:51:50Z 5
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We had some issues this time with the time zone differences making it harder to connect. But when we did connect, Peter was great!

Bet Hannon
Peter Kakoma | Kanzu Code 2020-05-07T15:48:26Z 5
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There were a few times when we seemed to talk past each other. It may be my fault, but communication did suffer on occasion. But he didn't seem to get frustrated or try to gloss over it. We eventually got on the same page and moved forward. His patience in those situations is a strength, plus everything else about workin with him was a great experience. Peter's obviously a very knowledgeable and talented developer. He did a great job completing this project and its working great! He even went the extra mile, completing various random minor items that weren't clearly outlined in the original scope. Overall a joy to work with and I highly recommend him to anyone for any project he feels is a good fit for his skillset.

Tevya Washburn
Peter Kakoma | Kanzu Code 2020-05-06T21:30:29Z 5
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Matt Rubin
Peter Kakoma | Kanzu Code 2020-04-24T14:18:31Z 5
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Rob Richman
Peter Kakoma | Kanzu Code 2020-04-20T15:47:36Z 5
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Absolutely blown away, I've never experienced anything this good before.

Fowzie Smith-Tahir
Peter Kakoma | Kanzu Code 2020-04-16T20:38:14Z 5
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It was great working with Peter! Sometimes our time zone diference was an advantage, and sometimes it contributed to longer periods between replies (from both sides) -- but overall, communication & resposiveness was great! Will definitely work with Peter again!

Bet Hannon
Peter Kakoma | Kanzu Code 2020-04-01T13:47:46Z 5
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Peter put up with my less than perfect explanations of what I needed and offered better solutions that I initially thought of.

Phil Buckley
Peter Kakoma | Kanzu Code 2020-03-16T17:52:47Z 5
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Steve Wilder
Peter Kakoma | Kanzu Code 2020-03-12T17:29:58Z 5
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Julian Kade
Peter Kakoma | Kanzu Code 2020-03-11T17:07:22Z 5
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All good, all seems to work as expected, and as I set out in the brief. I look forward to working with you again. Thanks

Iggy Davis
Peter Kakoma | Kanzu Code 2020-03-10T16:06:25Z 5
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He was super helpful and very communicative during the process.

Falcon Murty
Peter Kakoma | Kanzu Code 2020-03-06T21:17:50Z 5
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Having to communicate via the workroom was not efficient for those of us who do not do it regularly. Good work on the project.

Jean Papaj