Dr. Njoki is the Director, Innovation Centre and Projects at the Graduate School of Media and Communications (GMSC) of the Aga Khan University. She is responsible for the delivery of high-quality value-added services to the media innovators and entrepreneurs and oversee the proper implementation of the center’s strategic planning process.Dr. Njoki has demonstrated her passion for digital media through consistent East Africa media innovation challenges organized at (GSMC) that seeks to develop the right skills to shape the future of media and communications in the digital age.
Cynthia is a Seasoned digital native with a demonstrated history of working in the marketing and advertising industry skilled in digital marketing, communication, and Sales. Her current role as the Digital Marketing Manager and Communications Lead at Jambojet include Initiating, planning and implementing digital sales and marketing communication campaigns, focused at meeting online revenue and awareness targets while ensuring a seamless experience across all e-commerce, social media, mobile and online media channels.She previously worked as the Digital Marketing Lead.
Sarah Provides leadership and transformational insights to the SCB strategic digital marketing activities across Africa and within the Corporate Affairs, Brand and Marketing. Before joining standard chartered Bank as the Director of Digital Marketing Africa, Sarah worked as the Senior Brand Manager, Execution and Strategy at Airtel Africa where she Provided strategic leadership and guidance on brand activities for Airtel operations in 17 Anglophone and Francophone countries. Sarah has extensive experience in financial technology, telecommunication and digital marketing.
In the beginning of 2020, The President of Kenya appointed Nadia a 29-year-old woman as the youngest Chief Administrative Secretary, Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs where she is involved in formulation of ICT policies and driving the growth of technology in the country. She is also a Co –Chair, UNDP Kenya Youth Sounding Board a consultations product between UNDP and Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs and championed by UNDP as a programmatic platform of engagement through governance and inclusive growth and environment and climate change resilience portfolios.
Maryam current role as Marketing and Communications Manager at Nissan Kenya includes development of digital communication, constant monitoring and evaluation of campaigns to track performance and ensuring KPIs are met with periodic reports.She previously worked at Bidco Africa as Digital Marketing & Communications Lead where she developed digital products and solutions to deliver on business outcomes for the digital unit. She was also a Digital Lead Creative at VMLY&R where she managed social media communities for various businesses in different sub-Saharan Markets.
Agnes joined Google in August 2020 as the country Director, East Africa. She is responsible for managing Google regional operations for East Africa, prioritizing markets and leading sales growth. Agnes has more than 21 years of experience working in telecommunication, banking and enterprise services. Before joining Google, she was the Chief Executive of, Pesa Link, Integrated Payment Services Limited (IPSL) She was the Head of Enterprise Sales SME, Channel and Regional Operations at Safaricom PLC and Director, SAP where she created SAP’s strategy for large enterprise segment.
Shikoh is the CEO of Qhala a team of problem solvers driven by a passion to lead Africa’s digital transformation by combining rigorous problem-solving methodologies with cutting-edge digital tools and data to build a new generation of products, services, experiences and business models that address current needs and invoke future growth. She is currently a Member, COVID-19 ICT Advisory Committee and Data Analytics Modelling Committee advising the government of Kenya on response of COVID-19 using Technology and Data.
Njeri is the head of brand and Communication at Airtel Limited a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa. Njeri has vast experience and exposure in telecommunications, fintech and digital communications. She has been involved in different projects in leading brands directly or through agencies. Before joining Airtel, she worked at Sidian bank as the Head of Marketing, Digital and Communication. She also worked at Barclays Bank now Absa as the Marketing Manager.
Wayua Muli was recently appointed the lead, new ventures at NMG a position that is aligned to the emerging digital transformation trends in the media industry. The celebrated journalist who has generated content for different media channels is tasked with design, development and execution of innovative content monetization models. Her role revolves around use of consumer data and analytics to create content monetization models applicable in different digital platforms. This is in response to the impact of the global digital disruption of legacy media channels.