Dr. Bitange Ndemo (Technocrat and Associate Professor)

Friday, June 10, 2016, 3:00 – 6:00 PM UTC

Dr Bitange Ndemo is the immediate former Permanent Secretary of Kenya’s Ministry of Information and Communication. He has facilitated the initiation of many transformative projects including infrastructural and development programs, as well as marketing Kenya as a destination for Business Processing Outsourcing He is a technocrat with great insights on the link between ICT and Entrepreneurship.

About this event

Dr. Bitange Ndemo is an ICT Champion, Academician, and a Newspaper Columnist.He is currently an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship, who teaches and researches on entrepreneurship and research methods, with most of his research work being focused on ICT and small and medium enterprises ,and their influence on economic development in Kenya.He is the immediate former Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Communication and in the year 2006,was awarded the prestigious presidential Chief of the Burning Spear of Kenya (CBS) award for his distinguished services. 

Dr. Ndemo is regarded as one of the key people who oversaw the transformation in the Kenyan ICT Sector while the Permanent Secretary through various ICT policies and projects such as launching of undersea submarine cables, the mushrooming of business process outsourcing industry, the dramatic reduction in mobile termination rates (MTRs) , initiating of the Kenya Open Data and the growth of tech hubs such as iHub and mLab in Kenya through effective regulation.

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Friday, June 10, 2016
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM UTC


2:00 PMNetworking
4:00 PMFireside Chat