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Joseph was Google's first Sub-Saharan Africa employee and was key to setting up of Google’s presence in Africa. He is also the Chairman of African Telecommunications Union (ATU) which acts as a specialized agency for the African Union (AU).

H.E. Joe Mucheru

Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of ICT

Government of Kenya

Kenya

As an academician and the former Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Information and Communications, Kenya, Dr. Bitange Ndemo is heading the advisory team for Kenya’s government on futuristic technologies.

DR. BITANGE NDEMO

Chairman of Blockchain and AI Taskforce,

Government of Kenya

Kenya

A key decision maker under the Government of Kenya for Blockchain, AI and innovation. He is also experienced in framing strategies for regulatory communications and public affairs in Sub Saharan Africa.

HON. MICHAEL ONYANGO

Member of Distributed Ledgers and AI TaskForce,

Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology

Government of Kenya

Kenya

An accomplished Data Scientist with expertise across different industries in designing, analysing and predicting methodologies for value management.

Chris Orwa

Lead Data Scientist

I&M Bank

Kenya

A hands on VC investor involved in building strategies and operational frameworks for technology accelerators and startups. He brings in two decades of expertise in diverse range of industries across the globe.

Philip Kiracofe

CEO

Startupbootcamp AfriTech

South Africa

A young ambassador for AI technology who propagates AI in Africa for social welfare. Alfred was the software student ambassador and partner at Intel® and currently focuses on impact driven technology to drive change.

Alfred Ongere

Founder

Ai Kenya

Kenya

An industry veteran who has successfully led various organizations in data center migration projects, disaster recovery redesigns, information security controls, virtualization and implementing new IT policies and procedures.

Michael Michie

Chief Information Security Officer

M Oriental Bank

Kenya

Ethiopian Team Lead for SingularityNet, Tesfa is an AI and ML expert with experience in building various deep neural networks for facial analysis, tracking and reconstruction pipelines.

Tesfa Yohannes

Chief Technology Officer

iCog Labs Software Consultancy, SingularityNet

Ethiopia

Iraneus heads the Africa Artificial Intelligence and Blockchain for Healthcare Initiative at Insilico Medicine, Inc. He works in Pharmaceutical Sciences where he focuses his research on controlled-release dosage forms.

Iraneus Ogu

Head, Africa AI for Healthcare Initiative

Insilico Medicine, Inc

Nigeria

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Jason is the founder of Maramoja transport, Africa’s first Taxi app. He led the strategy, design, and development of large-scale donor projects, working across multiple sectors in 40 countries since 2007.

Jason Eisen

Founder & CEO

UTU Technologies

Kenya

Billy is a Credit Scoring expert and a Data Scientist, experienced in Financial Risk and Predictive Analytics. He is responsible for designing, developing and maintaining financial risk algorithms and models with a view to optimize profit at the Central Bank of Africa.

Billy Odera

Data Scientist

Commercial Bank of Africa

Kenya

Kipng'etich is an accomplished business leader with unique abilities to turn-around organizations with his expertise in Business Process Re-engineering and Strategic Management

Julius Kipng'etich

CEO

Jubilee Insurance

Kenya

Tanui a goal-driven performer with more than 17 years of experience in working with technology sectors across the globe. He is also focussed on solving issues faced by economies with the help of technology.

Eng John Tanui

CEO

Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA)

Kenya

Catherine is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya with over 8 years of expertise in Telecommunications, Media and Technology. She was featured on to the ‘Top 40 Under 40 Women in Kenya’ list by Business Daily, Africa.

CATHERINE KARIUKI

Partner

Tripleoklaw Advocates LLP

Kenya

Dr Bastian is an AI expert with more than 20 years of professional and academic experience in Distributed AI, Multi-Agent Systems, Trust Algorithms, and Transportation Sector Technologies.

Bastian Blankenburg

CTO

UTU Technologies

Kenya

Lenin is an expert in Research, Deployment, and Management of Technologies, in different Industries across the globe. He was featured twice on to the ‘Top 40 Under 40 Men in Kenya’ list by Business Daily, Africa.

Lenin Oyuga

Region Business Head, East Africa & Indian Ocean Islands

Refinitiv

Kenya

Breaking the language barrier isn’t easy but with a Ph.D. in Speech and Language technology, Preben has a better chance than many. He has worked on projects which include human-human interaction, human-robot interaction, and human-dolphin interaction.

Preben Wik

Co founder

Furhat Robotics

Kenya

As a certified developer on IoT Solutions in Microsoft Azure, Robinson has built a predictive weather drone. He also holds a professional certification in Artificial Intelligence at Microsoft and is currently the CEO and founder at the computer engineering forum.

Robinson Muiru

Founder

Computer Engineering Forum

Kenya

Daniel Mellow

Data Specialist

The Busara Center for Behavioral Economics

Kenya

Timothy Muinga

Manager, Data & Analytics

KPMG

Kenya

Raymond Mugo

Manager, IT Advisory Services

KPMG

Kenya

This futurist is aiming to transform traditional markets to revolutionary markets with the help of AI. Peng has explored and landed AI servicing robots overseas. His accomplishments include strides in Retail 4.0 and business services.

Peng Wu

Deputy General Manager Overseas

UBTECH Robotics

China

LESLEY MBOGO

Co-Founder & COO

GoBEBA

Kenya

Cathy is the Advocate of the High Court Of Kenya and the Managing Partner at C.Mputhia Advocates. With a vision to be the leader of change in the legal and business environment, the company focuses on growth, innovation & creativity.

cathy mputhia

Advocate

C.Mputhia Advocates

Kenya

Stanley Chege

CIO

Madison

Kenya

Paul Kamau

Executive Director

Finaltus

Kenya

Ken Wairagu

Director, Service Delivery

Samasource

Kenya

Granville Wafula

CEO & Co-founder

Thebhub

Kenya

Stuart McGreevy

Chairman

Digital Leadership Forum

United Kingdom