Hon. Ezekiel Machogu
Cabinet Secretary-Ministry of Education

Cabinet Secretary in charge of the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Kenya . 

He is a seasoned career civil servant and administrator. Before his appointment as Cabinet Secretary, Hon. Machogu was the Member of Parliament for Nyaribari Masaba Constituency from 2017 to 2022.

He is an alumnus of the University of Nairobi where he undertook his BA degree in Political Science .

Dr. Bimal Kantaria
Director-Elgon Kenya

Dr. Bimal Kantaria is an e

Dr. Kamau Gachigi
Executive Director-Gearbox

Founding Executive Director of Gearbox, member of the Global Council on the Future of Production under the World Economic Forum, Chairman of the Board of the National Industrial Training Authority, and Chairman of the Board of the Numerical Machining Complex with over 24 years experience in the academic and corporate world.

Mr. Jack Ngare
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)- Google Cloud

Expertise : Technology Innovation and Information Security.He has over 15 years of experience across various business functions and is currently Chief Technology Officer(CTO) at Google cloud.

He worked previously as Head of Microsoft’s Research and Development Facility (Africa Development Centre),Head of Information Security and IT operations at the then NIC bank,he held different positions at Stanbic Bank as well as the British Telecom, with assignments in the UK, Saudi Arabia, Peru, and Japan.  He is a Non-Executive Director at Credit Bank PLC.

Dr. Stanley Mukasa
Senior Manager Entrepreneurship & Industry partnership-CMU Africa.

Dr. Mukasa has over 12 years experience in experience in the design and management of entrepreneurship development programs.

Prior to joining CMU, Mukasa was the programs lead for Entrepreneurship and Global Challenges Programs at the African Leadership UniversityStudent Ventures Program at the African Leadership University. He served as a member of the entrepreneurship faculty, head of entrepreneurship, and started the Business Incubation program at Davis College Akilah.

Dr.Sarnoline Wasike
Head of Marketing-KWAL

Strategist, Innovation Scholar  and Accomplished Writer

She has over 18 years of experience in FMCG and the advertising sectors, the bulk of which has been in corporate innovation management. Before being promoted to the role of Head of marketing, she was Innovations Head at KWAL. She has worked in different capacities at Diageo, Tiger brands, HACO Tigers, Mackmann Kenya Ltd,  and Grahen Enterprises.

John Kamala
CEO and co-founder-Adanian Labs

He is a Pan-Africa smart technology thought leader, investor, and technology entrepreneur with over 24 years of experience in business growth and market expertise.

John's expertise spans AI, blockchain, IoT, and smart technologies

Ruigin Li
MD-Twyford Ceramics Company Limited.

Investor and Entrepreneur with over 10 years experience in private manufacturing sector.

Prof Wang Shang Xue
Director Confucious Institute

Prof. Wang Shangxue is the new Director of the Confucius Institute, University of Nairobi. Her two-year term began on March 22, 2022.

Prof. Wang is the former director of the Thailand Maritime Silk Road Confucius Institute, which is run by Tianjin Normal University.

Mr Johnson Kinyua
Dean of students UoN

He is currently the Dean of Students at the University of Nairobi. Previously, he served as the Director, Career Services, UoN in charge of students’ skills development, job placement, linking students with industry, academic advisory services, career fairs, counseling services, high school recruitments, students exchange, apprenticeship services, alumni networking and mentorship services for a period of 2 years.