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.
CIO - Safaricom
George Njuguna is the Director, Information Technology (CIO) of Safaricom PLC. Prior to joint Safaricom, he worked at HFC as the Chief Operating Officer. Before this, he worked at Commercial Bank of Africa as the Head of Information Technology. He has more than 18 years experience in IT, and 13 years experience in Banking and Financial Services, specifically in technology, operations, product development, project management, channel management, digital transformation and large-scale implementations. During his illustrious career, he has held various technical and senior management roles locally, regionally and internationally. George holds a Bachelor's of Science Degree and MBA from Geneva College in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. In 2018, he was Awarded CIO of the Year, East Africa. Specialties: Digital Banking, Digital Transformation, Banking Operations, Project and Program Management Change Control and IT Governance
CIO - Barclays Bank (Kenya) Ltd
Hands-on, visionary leader with over 20+ years’ experience designing, implementing, and managing global Information Technology systems, operations, and teams on multiple continents.
Patrick Ngugi Njoroge is a Kenyan economist and banker and the governor of the Central Bank of Kenya.
CEO - Tellistic
A corporate professional with a diversified set of skills and a strong track record within various disciplines. With a background in Law, my experiences include Finance, HR and Marketing.
Deputy CEO
Deputy Chief Executive Officer at Jamii Bora Bank
Ms. Agnes Gathaiya is the Chief Executive Officer of Integrated Payments Services Limited (IPSL). She is responsible for developing and driving execution of IPSL’s purpose and mandate, including positioning IPSL as the operator of choice for banks and driving payments innovation within the industry.
Has been privileged to have had an exciting, highly exposed career with over 25 years building shareholder value in the Middle East & African region.
Regional Business Head
Technology, Strategy & Business Development Professional with a passion for Leading Organizations and Innovations; making ever-changing technology relevant and use my different positions of jurisdiction to influence actual policies and consequently, embrace the needed change.
MD- Enterprise Division
Accomplished and decisive executive with an 18 year track record of successful strategic and tactical leadership. Well-known for ability to envision & create successful outcomes in complex situations. Tenacious commitment to driving revenue and market-share growth.
Director IT & Operations - Sidian Bank
Experienced IT professional with a demonstrated history of working in Manufacturing, Airline and Banking industry. As Director IT & Operation Sidian Bank, mainly responsible for the formulation and execution of IT Operational plans and in alignment to the Bank’s overall strategy.
Co-founder & CEO - FinteXX
C-Level Executive with extensive experience in Strategy, Marketing, New Media, Business Development, Start ups and turn around situations. Board level experience in both For-Profit and Not-For-Profit Organisations.