Azziad is a 20 years old rising star in the online entertainment and arts industry. She is an actor, content creator, media host and social media personality. Although she has huge following on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube, her rise to fame was catapulted by a viral lip-synch dance that was well choreographed on TikTok the new social media network where she has more than 700K fans! They gave her the title “East Africa TikTok Queen”. She hosts The Shoe Game with Azziad on her YouTube channel, where she explores the stories behind her guests' shoes.
Ivy is the Communications Officer at Zetech University where she is involved in digital content development, distribution and overall management of institutions digital assets. One of her most outstanding achievements is her involvement in digital mentorship programs that have seen many young people acquire digital skills from key industry experts. She is a passionate digital skills speaker, trainer and a practitioner involved in different thought leadership initiatives. Her work at Zetech has been nominated for the prestigious (SOMA).
Pauline is the Group PR Associate at Jumia, an online marketplace for electronics, and fashion among others product lines. She handles a regional management responsible for driving and executing both the internal and external PR and communication strategies across 12 African countries. Pauline has become a growth and development expert of Ecommerce businesses through strong digital communications strategies that target the right audiences. She is one of the leads in the annual Jumia mobile reports that has become a valuable provider of industry statistics.
Sylvia is the Twitter client partner at AdDynamo Africa's largest digital media sales business, representing Twitter, Snapchat, Spotify, Verizon Media & Out There Media. She is involved in engaging clients to adopt twitter as one of the advertising channels. She has been involved in different digital literacy training programs including women in digital community. She previously worked for Brand2D as Client Service Director where she was the lead in developing digital marketing strategies. She also worked at 360 Degrees Africa as account Manager.
Angela was recently appointed the Director, Digital Financial Services at KCB Group Ltd the largest financial services provider in East & Central Africa in assets. She is tasked with the responsibility of driving the growth and adoption of the banks digital products and innovations.She previously served KCB Group Ltd as Director Marketing & Communications where she was involved in supporting different communication innovations and programs. Angela also worked at EABL as the Regional Marketing Manager - Partner Brands.
Dorothy recently joined Netflix as the Manager, Africa Originals series. Netflix is a content platform and production company offering online streaming services from a library of films and television series.Dorothy is also the Chief executive officer at Spielworks Media is East Africa's premium content creator, producer and broadcaster of African content for both linear and digital platforms.She is a board member at Onwards Kenya and was a presenter at The TEDx Lavington Women 2016 on 'creating opportunities for creatives.
Kendi was recently appointed the Country Leader at Microsoft Kenya. She is responsible for developing and maintaining effective relationships across the company’s subsidiaries, regional sales and marketing departments.Before joining Microsoft, Kendi served as the General Manager of the East, West and Central Africa Cluster for Check Point Software. She previous worked as the Territory Lead - SSA, Intel Security, Intel Corporation, responsible for running the Intel Security (McAfee) business in Sub- Sahara Africa (SSA), Oracle as the sales manager applications and Hewlett Packard as the Territorial Sales Manager, Software East Africa.
Caroline Mukiira is the Regional General Manager for IBM East Africa responsible for sales, Marketing, and global delivery operations across 8 countries.Before this new appointment, Caroline led the IBM TradeLens Blockchain business for Middle East and Africa across 70 countries.Prior to this role, she was the IBM’s Global Business Services for East Africa accountable for the day to day operations, strategy execution and overall P & L of IBM’s consulting practice across 8 countries in East Africa. In this role, Caroline brought together geographies, service lines, consulting talent, industries, and market functions to provide exceptional service to IBM clients.
Carolyne is the Head of brand and marketing communications at Safaricom PLC where she has been instrumental in advancing use, adoption and application of digital communication to grow the brand connection with customers. Her role in the recent “INEOS 1:59 Challenge” demonstrated how organizations can effectively use digital media to advance brand engagement through digital platforms.According to market analysis, the temporary Safaricom rebrand, with the tagline “Eliud 1:59: From Kenya to the world – no human is limited,” created 12 billion impressions worldwide,with an all-time high of 85.5 per cent positive brand sentiment.
Catherine is the Vice-President marketing at Copia Global a company that leverages a network of digitally-enabled, locally based agents to meets online consumers. Before her current role, she worked at Safaricom PLC as Senior Manager Brand & Marketing Communications responsible for the marketing function for the Eastern Africa region. She also worked at Coca Cola Kenya as marketing manager and Weetabix as Head of Marketing. Catherine is passionate about youth and women in digital and has been involved in different speaking engagement to advance digital and ecommerce skills