ORGANIZING COMMITTEE


PROF. PETER M. F. MBITHI

Vice Chancellor, University of Nairobi & Sponsor Innovation Week
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PROF. PETER M. F. MBITHI

PROF. PETER M. F. MBITHI

Vice Chancellor, University of Nairobi & Sponsor Innovation Week

DR. TONNY OMWANSA

Director C4DLab, University of Nairobi & Chairman Innovation Week
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DR. TONNY OMWANSA

DR. TONNY OMWANSA

Director C4DLab, University of Nairobi & Chairman Innovation Week

COMMITTEE MEMBERS


PROF. TIMOTHY WAEMA

School of Computing and Informatics (SCI) & Co-Chair of NIW
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PROF. TIMOTHY WAEMA

PROF. TIMOTHY WAEMA

School of Computing and Informatics (SCI) & Co-Chair of NIW

RAMSES MALATY

Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Finland, Nairobi
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RAMSES MALATY

RAMSES MALATY

Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of Finland, Nairobi

JOHN KIETI

‎Exponent for Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship; ICT and Development Research; MBA
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JOHN KIETI

JOHN KIETI

‎Exponent for Digital Innovation and Entrepreneurship; ICT and Development Research; MBA

MINU LIMBU

Information Management Specialist (Innovation Lead) at UNICEF

Minu Limbu is the Information Management specialist and Innovation Focal Point for UNICEF Kenya. Minu has over 12 years’ voluntary and professional experience in humanitarian and development context in Asia, Europe and Africa with focus on in finding ways to “do things differently” whilst addressing the needs of young mothers, adolescents, boys and girls.

Minu is a “humanitarian techno geek” who believes that access to information is as important as access to food and water. A human cantered design enthusiast, Minu regularly contributes to global discussions on innovation and entrepreneurships with, inter alia, EU Erasmus Mundus Programme, European Research Information System, MIT/ISCRAM, Harvard Law School and University of Oxford. Minu brings different sets of skills, viewpoints, and influence to focus on critical challenges faced by the most deprived women and children in difficult to access areas.

A national of Nepal, he holds an MSc in Information Management and Geospatial Technologies from Portugal, Spain and Germany. In 2008 he received a UN University fellowship on Managing Risks, Global Governance on Emerging Global Issues in Japan.

Minu is the technical lead and the author of the best innovation award at Humanitarian Technology Conference 2015 MIT Le Meridien, Boston for the bottom up innovation from Africa titled Kenya Inter Agency Rapid Assessment Mechanisms.

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MINU LIMBU

MINU LIMBU

Information Management Specialist (Innovation Lead) at UNICEF

FLORENCE KIMATA

SME Advisor at the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives

Florence Kimata is an SME Advisor at the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives seconded by the World Bank Group where she currently serves as Senior Consultant. Her role is to provide guidance and technical support to the Ministry in the implementation of SME development programs within the Kenya Industrial Transformation Program targeted towards creating an enabling environment to accelerate industrial development.

Florence has over 10 years experience in Commercial and Investment Banking and is an experienced Financial Structuring Consultant having advised on a number of projects spanning from agriculture, real estate, education and hospitality. Prior to venturing into consultancy, she served as the Senior Investment Officer at the East Africa Regional office of Proparco, the Private Sector Bank of the French Agency for Development. While at Proparco, she appraised and structured financing facilities including lines of credit and equity investments in various Financial Institutions, Private Equity funds and Corporates in the sectors in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Rwanda. Florence also worked with Fina Bank(now GT Bank) where she was part of the team that implemented the SME Banking Solutions.

After graduating from Kenyata University, Florence undertook her MBA coursework studies at the University of Nairobi and Project Management Practitioner Certification Studies at the University College of London.

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FLORENCE KIMATA

FLORENCE KIMATA

SME Advisor at the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives

MS. ROSEMARY OMWANDHO

Office of the DVC RPE
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MS. ROSEMARY OMWANDHO

MS. ROSEMARY OMWANDHO

Office of the DVC RPE

DR. NDETI NDATI

School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Nairobi
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DR. NDETI NDATI

DR. NDETI NDATI

School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Nairobi

MS. SELINA OCHUKUT

Computing for Development Lab (C4dlab), University of Nairobi
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MS. SELINA OCHUKUT

MS. SELINA OCHUKUT

Computing for Development Lab (C4dlab), University of Nairobi

DR. RICHARD AYAH

Director Science & Technology Park

Dr. Richard Ayah is the Director, Science and Technology Park, University of Nairobi where he leads in an innovation and incubation space where academics, innovators and the business community interact to create wealth for the country. He has keen interest in health policy, governance, health systems management and developing innovation infrastructure. He is a Lecturer, Health Policy and Health Systems Management at the School of Public Health, University of Nairobi and adjunct Associate Professor School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Science, James Cook University. He serves in multiple advisory and administrative capacities on a number of Boards in both the private and public sector; and has published several academic papers and participated in numerous international conferences and workshops. He enjoys writing columns and feeding orchids in his spare time.

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DR. RICHARD AYAH

DR. RICHARD AYAH

Director Science & Technology Park

DR. STEPHEN MBURU

Lecturer, University of Nairobi
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DR. STEPHEN MBURU

DR. STEPHEN MBURU

Lecturer, University of Nairobi

CHARLES KATUA

Lead Researcher C4DLab, University of Nairobi
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CHARLES KATUA

CHARLES KATUA

Lead Researcher C4DLab, University of Nairobi

MERCY NJUE

User support and IT operations team leader
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MERCY NJUE

MERCY NJUE

User support and IT operations team leader

SECRETARIAT


ANNE ATAMBO

Computing for Development Lab (C4dlab), University of Nairobi
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ANNE ATAMBO

ANNE ATAMBO

Computing for Development Lab (C4dlab), University of Nairobi

BRISTON NYONGESA

Computing for Development Lab (C4dlab), University of Nairobi
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BRISTON NYONGESA

BRISTON NYONGESA

Computing for Development Lab (C4dlab), University of Nairobi

MARGARET WANGECI

Computing for Development Lab (C4dlab), University of Nairobi
wangeci@c4dlab.ac.ke
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MARGARET WANGECI

MARGARET WANGECI

Computing for Development Lab (C4dlab), University of Nairobi

DENNIS CHIVATSI

Lead Graphic Designer
dennischivatsi@gmail.com
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DENNIS CHIVATSI

DENNIS CHIVATSI

Lead Graphic Designer

ABIGAEL KANGOGO

Graphic Designer
abigaelkangogo@gmail.com
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ABIGAEL KANGOGO

ABIGAEL KANGOGO

Graphic Designer

CALEB KIMANI

Graphic Designer
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CALEB KIMANI

CALEB KIMANI

Graphic Designer

OUMA DARROW OCHIENG

Graphic Designer
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OUMA DARROW OCHIENG

OUMA DARROW OCHIENG

Graphic Designer

COLLINS KIOKO

Graphic Designer
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COLLINS KIOKO

COLLINS KIOKO

Graphic Designer

PHILIP MWAGO

Digital Marketer
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PHILIP MWAGO

PHILIP MWAGO

Digital Marketer

GEORGE MASILA

Digital Marketer
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GEORGE MASILA

GEORGE MASILA

Digital Marketer

SPENCER KIRAWA

Student Ambassodor
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SPENCER KIRAWA

SPENCER KIRAWA

Student Ambassodor

EUPHEMIA KERUBO

Student Ambassador
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EUPHEMIA KERUBO

EUPHEMIA KERUBO

Student Ambassador

KELVIN KAMAU

Student Ambassador
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KELVIN KAMAU

KELVIN KAMAU

Student Ambassador

AGNES TUPPER

Student Ambassador
tupper@c4dlab.ac.ke
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AGNES TUPPER

AGNES TUPPER

Student Ambassador

OKUN SHELMITH ANNE

Lead Web Developer
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OKUN SHELMITH ANNE

OKUN SHELMITH ANNE

Lead Web Developer

EDWIN NYALUOGO

Web Developer
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EDWIN NYALUOGO

EDWIN NYALUOGO

Web Developer

DERVINE NYAKUNDI

Web Developer
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DERVINE NYAKUNDI

DERVINE NYAKUNDI

Web Developer

AKINYI OWUOR

Web Developer
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AKINYI OWUOR

AKINYI OWUOR

Web Developer

KELVIN RANDU

Web Developer
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KELVIN RANDU

KELVIN RANDU

Web Developer

CAROLYNE MIMANO

Administration & Communication Lead
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CAROLYNE MIMANO

CAROLYNE MIMANO

Administration & Communication Lead

COLLINS OSORO

Student Ambassador
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COLLINS OSORO

COLLINS OSORO

Student Ambassador

Full NamesOffice
Prof. Timothy WaemaSchool of Computing and Informatics (SCI)
Prof. Jacques Kabaru School of Biological Sciences
Prof. Paul KimaniDepartment of Crop Science
Dr. Stephen MburuSchool of Computing and Informatics (SCI)
Dr. Richard AyahSchool of Public Health.
Dr. Ndeti NdatiSchool of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Nairobi.
Mr. Minu LimbuInformation Management Specialist (Innovation Lead) at UNICEF
Ms. Rosemary OmwandhoOffice of the DVC RPE
Ms. Selina OchukutComputing for Development Lab (C4dlab), University of Nairobi.
Mr. Charles KatuaComputing for Development Lab (C4dlab), University of Nairobi.

OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE



Full NamesOffice
Prof. Lucy IrunguDVC, Research, Production and Extension
Prof. S.G Kiama Principal College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences.
Prof. Aduda Bernard O. Principal College of Biological and Physical Sciences
Prof. Peter M. Ngau Principal College of Architecture and Engineering
Prof. Isaac JumbaPrincipal College of Education and External Studies
Fredrick Were Principal College of Health Sciences (CHS)
Prof. Enos H. Nthia Njeru College of Humanities and Social Sciences

DIGITAL MARKETING TEAM



Full NamesOffice
Carolyne MimanoComputing for Development Lab (C4dLab), University of Nairobi.
Mr. Dennis ChivatsiComputing for Development Lab (C4dLab), University of Nairobi.
Mr. Philip MwagoComputing for Development Lab (C4dLab), University of Nairobi.
Mr. George MasilaComputing for Development Lab (C4dLab), University of Nairobi.
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