Speakers

Allan Juma
Information Security Governance Engineer - Jubilee Insurance
Allan Juma is an IT Security and Governance Engineer at Jubilee Insurance. His role includes recommending, implementing, and monitoring technology related security procedures to secure the company’s Technology and Information Systems as well as ensuring compliance to ISO 27001 Standards. He has over 8 years’ experience having worked in the systems and compliance environment for major insurance companies in the country. He holds a Bachelor of Business Information Technology from Jomo Kenyatta University of Science and Technology and certifications in the security field.
Jimmy Mwangi
Creative Director - Alternative Agency
Caroline Gitonga
Customer Experience Solution Engineer - Oracle Kenya & East Africa
Caroline is on a mission to help organisations build successful customer experience programs that always put customers first. Trained as an engineer, she has an interesting 14 year background in healthcare, financial services, product development, project management and system implementation which provides her customers with unique advantages. She helped build the first Software Quality Assurance company in the East Africa region thereby helping many businesses start to reduce production costs, reduce business risks and increase customer satisfaction. She’s actively engaged in mentoring programs where she aims to share her passion with young people especially in development of STEM programs – “the next best STEM workers need to come from Kenya. This will greatly improve our global competitiveness as a people and a nation”, she says. She’s currently working at Oracle as a Customer Experience Solution Engineer where she’s supporting businesses build customer experiences that lead to value.
Jacqui W. Stewart
Head of Digital & Innovation - I&M Bank
Jacqui W. Stewart - With over 15 years in professional experience in software development in research, higher education and financial sector. Jacqui provides thought leadership on marketing trends grounded in innovation and digital technology. She is responsible for delivering the strategy and the initiatives that outline the future bank for I&M, embracing new working methodologies (Agile, Scrum, DevOps) and exploring new lines of business in an open ecosystem environment.
Robert Ipomai
Head of ICT - Pioneer Insurance
Gagan Hayer
CEO - InsureAfrika
Specialties: Web Analytics, Search engine optimization (SEO), Search engine marketing (SEM), Online lead generation
Samuel Kariuki
Head of IT Innovation - Britam
A versatile, analytical and result oriented self-starter with a solid academic background in Information Technology and Project Management coupled with over 15 (15+) years’ experience in delivery of high stakes projects within the financial services industry.
Nikhil Kapoor
CTO - InfoAxon Technologies
Nikhil, CTO at InfoAxon Technologies is an IIT Delhi Alumni and a highly experienced technical architect with specific expertise to design and deliver digital engagement, big data & engagement analytics solutions. He is managing key relationships in Africa and also advising them on how to optimize and fast track their digital initiatives leveraging digital technologies and Liferay DXP.
Ken Maina
Head of IT - Kenya Orient Insurance Limited
An accomplished senior Technology Leader with experience spanning 15 years in Technology, Manufacturing, Insurance and Banking, having been involved in policy formulation, strategic ICT Roadmap, systems acquisitions, budgeting and IT governance. Solid knowledge and experience in providing strategic direction in regards to banking Operations, Digital Channels, system development, analysis and integration, implementation reviews, and people management.
Betty Mwangi
Group Commercial Director - BRITAM
Experienced Director Of Financial Services with a demonstrated history of working in the telecommunications industry. Skilled in Negotiation, Business Planning, Management, Start-ups, and Project Management. Strong finance professional graduated from University of leicester.
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