Speakers

Global Speakers crown the Innovation week.

CHIEF GUESTS

HON. FRED MATIANGI

CS. Ministry of Education Science &Technology

HON. ADAN MOHAMMED

Cabinet Secretary for Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives.

HON. JOE MUCHERU

CS. Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology

WERNER SCHULTINK

UNICEF Kenya Country Office Representative.

Development Agencies Innovation Champions

CHRISTOPHER FABIAN

Senior Advisor on Innovation, UNICEF - New York, USA

PATRIZIA DI GIOVANNI

Deputy Representative, UNICEF Kenya

MINU LIMBU

Information Management Specialist (Innovation Lead) at UNICEF

MARIA PAULINA (INA) MOGOLLON

Senior Private Sector Development Specialist at The World Bank

Amb. Yahel Vilan

Amb. Israeli to Kenya.

SADDHARTH CHATTERJEE

United Nations Resident Coordinator & UNFPA Representative, Kenya

Minu Limbu

Information Management Specialist (Innovation Lead) at UNICEF

Harry Hare

Founder & CEO, DEMO Africa

David Muriithi

Moderator - Innovation in the Creative Industry

Joy Mboya

Creative Space / Entrepreneurship

Mike Strano

Manager, Ongea East Africa

Bien Baraza

Artist -Sauti Soul

Juliana Rotich

Co-founder of BRCK Inc

Lindeman Sara

Alto University, Finland

Prof. Vito Albino

Politecnico di Bari, Italy

Gina Din Kariuki

Founder and Executive Chair of the Gina Din Group and UNFPA Honorary Ambassador to Kenya

Dr. Siddharth Chatterjee

United Nations Resident Coordinator, Kenya

Vivian Onano

Kenya Youth Leader

Loic Amado

Uber General Manager, East Africa

Muthuri Kinyamu

Nest Nairobi

Bilha Ndirangu

Co-Founder Africas Talking

Meshack Alloys

Co-Founder Sendy

Peris Bosire

Co-Founder Farm Drive

Kago Kagichiri

Kago Kagichri, Co-Founder Eneza

Prof. Reuben Marwanga

Chairman, Kenya National Innovation Agency (KENIA) Board

Nick Nesbitt

General Manager, IBM East Africa

Government Innovation Champions

Hon. Willy Bett

Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries

Dr. Mohamed Omar

KRA Commissioner - Strategy Innovation & Risk Management, KRA

Eng. Stanley Kamau

PPP, Treasury

Eng. Victor Kyalo

PS, ICT and Innovation

Julius Korir

PS, State Department for Investment and Industry

Florence Makosewe

Assistant Manager, Innovation at Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)

Eunice Mueni Kariuki

Director, Partnerships, Innovation & Capacity

Florence Kimata

SME Advisor at the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Cooperatives

ENG. JOHN TANUI

C.E.O Konza Technopolis Development Authority

Ronald Osumba

Chairman Youth Advisory Board

PRIVATE SECTOR INNOVATION CHAMPIONS

Joshua Oigara

Group CEO, KCB

Sanda Ojiambo

Head of Corporate , Safaricom

VERONICA OGETO TCHOKETCH

Head of Innovation at Safaricom

MS. RITA KAVASHE

Managing Director, General Motors East Africa

DR. LAILA MACHARIA

Vice Chair of KEPSA (Kenya Private Sector Alliance)

JEREMY AWORI

Managing Director, Barclays Bank Kenya

University of Nairobi Innovation Champions

PROF. PETER M. F. MBITHI

Vice Chancellor, University of Nairobi & Sponsor Innovation Week

Dr. Tonny Omwansa

Director C4DLab, University of Nairobi & Chairman Innovation Week

Prof. Timothy Waema

School of Computing and Informatics (SCI)

Prof. Isaac O. Kibwage

Principal College of Health Sciences (CHS)

Prof. Enos H. Nthia Njeru

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Amollo Ambole, PhD

School of the Arts and Design, Tutorial Fellow

Dr. Ndeti Ndati

School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Nairobi

Ms. Rosemary Omwandho

Office of the DVC RPE

Ms. Selina Ochukut

Computing for Development Lab (C4dlab), University of Nairobi

Dr. Richard Ayah

Director Science & Technology Park

Dr. Stephen Mburu

Lecturer, University of Nairobi

Maryanne Akoth

Administrator, C4DLab, University of Nairobi

Prof. Lucy Irungu

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Production and Extension)