Joseph Mucheru E.G.H, is the current Kenyan Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology. He is a former Google Sub-Sahara Africa Lead based in the Google Nairobi office. He was Google's first Sub-Saharan Africa employee and was key to setting up of Googles presence in Africa from 2007. Before joining Google he worked at Wananchi Online, a company he co-founded in 1999, where he held various roles at the company including Chief Technology Officer and Chief Executive Officer. He is also the current Chairman of African Telecommunications Union (ATU) as a specialised agency of the African Union (AU).
He attended the Stanford Executive Programme from Stanford University Graduate School of Business in 2008. He holds a (B Sc. (Joint Hons)) in Economics & Computer Science from City University London. He was awarded the Moran of the order of the burning spear (M.B.S) in December 2010 by the President of the Republic of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki, and later The Elder of the Order of the Golden Heart of Kenya (E.G.H.) in 2017 by President Uhuru Kenyatta. He is a member of Africa Leadership Network, The National Prayer Breakfast, and the East African Business Summit.