Prof. Bitange Ndemo is an ICT specialist and an Associate professor in Entrepreneurship. He also teaches Research Methods and Management at the School of Business, University of Nairobi. Prior to this, he was the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of ICT where he initiated various transformative projects, including development of the undersea cables into East Africa and the development of the Kenya Open Data Initiative.
Data Protection Commissioner
Ms. Kassait is an advocate of the high court of Kenya. She holds a Global Executive Masters of Business Administration from United States International University, Post Graduate Diploma in Law KSL, LLB (Honours) from Makerere University.
Irungu Houghton serves as Executive Director for Amnesty International Kenya. As Amnesty’s spokesperson and chief strategist in Kenya, I lead a team of committed investigative researchers and campaigners working to end human rights abuses and realize the rights and freedoms captured in the Constitution of Kenya.
Shikoh, has 10+ years of experience in ICT4D technology design & implementation. She has established expertise in both African and Emerging Markets specialized interest in issues pertaining to in resource poor communities and marginalized groups including women, youth and children.
Mugambi advises private, public, intergovernmental, international, regional, civil society and academic institutions to ensure they comply with internationally recognized data protection principles.
Muchiri serves as the Executive Director at the Local Development Research Institute. He previously served as the Deputy Executive Director and Policy Lead at the Open Institute and worked on open data and open government projects at national and sub-national level.
Trustee & Operations Director
I have been responsible for establishing the Data scraping and wrangling division at the Open Institute.
I am a human rights and development professional with over 5 year’s experience
Executive Director and Founder
Al is the founder of the Open Institute, an African organisation that works with governments and civil society organisations to promote open government and citizen engagement.
Attorney; NYU Master of Laws Program 2020-21; Fulbright Scholar; former Judicial Law Clerk of the Constitutional Court of South Africa; former Associate at Webber Wentzel