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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 2019-12-09T10:22:39Z 5
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Great working with you Peter. You understood the brief, and when I clarified one element, you continued to push on and make the necessary changes. Thanks a million.

Kate GOLDSBY
Peter Kakoma 2019-11-21T05:02:36Z 5
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Jason Westbrook
Peter Kakoma 2019-11-16T20:18:30Z 5
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Peter was really responsive, thoughtful, and just dang smart. I'd easily work with Peter again, such a pro!

Angela Jacquin
Peter Kakoma 2019-10-18T14:38:39Z 5
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Peter was professional, knowledgeable and a pleasant communicator.

Yvette Long
Peter Kakoma 2019-10-15T16:56:26Z 5
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Great work, a bit tough to communicate due to time zones but other than that really happy

Parker Tinsley
Peter Kakoma 2019-10-15T14:13:58Z 5
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Charity Youngblood
Peter Kakoma 2019-10-09T20:50:31Z 5
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Peter went above and beyond to get my site loading quickly. Thank you!

Jesse Foote
Peter Kakoma 2019-10-04T21:34:44Z 5
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Great collaborator, quick turn around, easy to talk to and was very compromising when there was a scope misunderstanding!

Daniel Bell
Peter Kakoma 2019-10-03T00:20:58Z 5
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Champion work!

Paul Gilliot
Peter Kakoma 2019-09-12T07:25:08Z 5
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Robyn Mansfield
Peter Kakoma 2019-04-03T15:03:18Z 5
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Peter is faithful and trustworthy person who owns the project from start to finish thank you for your time and dedication to odd hours of calls and contacts

Samuel Obeng
Peter Kakoma 2019-03-02T17:00:22Z 5
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Peter is a rockstar when it comes to Wordpress - the ultimate professional. We gave him a super complex brief which involved CSS styling and booking logic for a booking confirmation email & he delivered it perfectly. What I really appreciated about Peter was that he took the time to resolve defects identified in UAT, always responded promptly and remained patient throughout the process (nothing worse than a developer who rushes to seek completion). I look forward to building a long-term relationship as we build out our platform.

nayem kabir
Peter Kakoma 2019-02-26T02:15:06Z 5
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Peter is super accommodating!

Mela Ikaika
Peter Kakoma 2019-02-12T08:40:25Z 5
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Robyn Mansfield
Peter Kakoma 2019-01-28T05:11:26Z 5
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Robyn Mansfield