East Africa Cloud and Security Summit 2020

East Africa Cloud and Security Summit 2020
16th - 17th APRIL 2020
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About The Summit
The Cloud and Security Summit is a two-day event that will let you engage with the foremost minds leading the cloud revolution and learn how the modern enterprise is benefiting from the latest in cloud technology in unprecedented way. Through a unique blend of focused Executive Visions panel discussions, Analyst sessions, visionary Keynote presentations and networking breaks, technology executives will share insight and gain critical takeaways. The Cloud and Security Summit agenda will also offer a balanced schedule that will maximize your time and efforts, providing participants with brilliant ideas and strategies to positively change business practices.

Indulge in a two-day event that will provide a great opportunity to learn New Innovative Ideas and Information.

New Technologies

Learn about New Technologies impacting Cloud & Security and how they can better Improve Information Security.


Engage in Intensive Discussions Sessions in order to explore aspects affecting Cloud Information Security.


Engage and interact with other attendees, exchange information and develop professional or social contacts.

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Cloud & Security Summit Previous Speakers
The East Africa Cloud and Security Summit will congregate thought leaders from the region who will share insights and hands-on experiences in deployment and management of cloud and security solutions for both public and private sector organisations. Here are some of the speakers who have been featured in the summit.
Paula Ingabire
Minister, Ministry of ICT and Innovation
Paula Ingabire is a Rwandan technology enthusiast and politician, who has serves as the Minister of Information and communications technology and Innovation, in the Cabinet of Rwanda, since 18 October 2018. Before her current appointment, she was the Head of the Kigali Innovation City initiative.
Innocent Muhizi
CEO - Rwanda Information Society Authority
Innocent Muhizi is the CEO at Rwanda Information Society Authority (RISA), a government agency mandated to spearhead the adoption and implementation of ICT in government.
Patrick Nyirishema
Director General
Eric Norman
Regional Cloud Champion
Eric Norman is in charge of developing Oracle Cloud business in Sub-Saharan Africa. Eric is a technology professional with 24+ years’ experience in Banking and Telecommunications, and he is specialized in advising business executives on their digital transformation journey.
Balamurugan Rajagopal
Managing Director
Ted Ogonda
Regional Engineering Manager
Having seen several businesses across various segments through their digitalization journeys over the last 15 years, he is passionate on nurturing innovation and digital transformation.
Michael Michie
Head of IT - TripleOK Law LLP
Michael Michie currently in M Oriental Bank limited as the Chief Information Security Officer started his career in the IT industry in early 2014.
Katerina Tsoupinaki
Corporate & Project Governance Director
Katerina holds an MSc in Total Quality Management, a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics and certificates in Information Security, Project Management, SW Engineering, IT Governance among others.
Alexis Kabeja
Over the last ten years, Alexis Kabeja has held a number of senior management positions in telecom companies. He is currently CEO of Liquid Telecommunications Rwanda, a leading Internet Service Provider. Prior to Liquid Telecom, Alexis was the Country Operations Manager of Ericsson Rwanda and the Network Operations Manager at Airtel Rwanda, where he was part of the team which launched Airtel Rwanda operations, as a greenfield network.Alexis holds a Master's of Science Degree in Electronics and Electrical Engineering from University of Glasgow.
Nyimbi Odero
ICT & Innovation Advisor
Nyimbi Odero is the Advisor on Innovation and Digitisation at the Ministry of Information, Communications and Technology in Kenya.
Baiju Shah
Vice President
Baiju Shah is the Vice President of Cloud Computing at DDD. Baiju is a technology entrepreneur based in Nairobi, Kenya with over 20 years of experience in delivering large scale enterprise IT solutions across telecommunications, transportation, retail, banking, and financial services. At DDD, he is responsible for leading the strategy, product development, and delivery of DDD’s Cloud Solutions.
Didier Nkurikiyimfura
Chief Technology and Innovation Officer
Didier Nkurikiyimfura is the Chief of Technology and Innovation Officer of Smart Africa Secretariat. He is in charge of developing a sustainable Technology and Innovation ecosystems in Smart Africa Member States in collaboration with Governments, private sector, academia and a wide range of stakeholders and partners.
Aprielle Moraa
Cyber Security & Risk Professional
Karien Bornheim
Karien Bornheim has over twenty five years of IT, business and management experience, covering all industries but with special emphasis on the financial, telecommunication, retail and government sectors. She has extensive knowledge of the African continent having spent close on 15 years covering the IT Software business for IBM (Software Executive for Africa) and Footprint Africa Business Solutions (FABS - CEO).
Nikki Summers
Regional Director, East Africa - Sage
Nikki Summers leads the Sage business in East Africa. She is responsible for the growth and positioning of Sage in East Africa, a fast-growing territory that the company has targeted for strategic investment in the years to come.
Esther Lugoe
Cybersecurity and Digital Forensics Consultant
Esther is the Founder and Cybersecurity Consultant of Serensic Africa. She has worked for the United Nations Headquaters in Africa (UNON) and UNDP Somalia before starting her own company.
John Rwangombwa
John Rwangombwa, is a Rwandan accountant, politician and banker. He is the governor of the National Bank of Rwanda, the central bank and national banking regulator. He was appointed to that position on 25 February 2013.
Harry Hare
Publisher & Chairman - CIO East Africa
Harry Hare is the Chairman and Publisher of CIO East Africa, an authoritative IT networking platform for CIOs and Senior IT and Business Executives.
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Event Details
  • Start Date
    April 16, 2020 8:00 am
  • End Date
    April 17, 2020 6:00 pm