Talks and Conferences
Selected Talks
  1. The AidEx Africa 2018 Conference. 12-13 September, 2018, Nairobi, Kenya
  2. Seamless East Africa 2018. 3-5 September, 2018. Nairobi, Kenya
  3. Africa Cyber Defence Summit – Kenya. 09 – 10 July 2018 at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) in Nairobi, Kenya.
  1. Social Media Week International (SMWi). 12th – 15th June 2018, Nairobi, Kenya
  2. Microsoft, Africa. Digital Transformation – the role of multinationals. September 18, 2017.
  3. Global Learning Council Summit (Berlin, Germany). Paving the Way for the Digital Future, June 30, 2017.
  1. TEDx Kilimani, Nairobi. Unleashing Data for Digital Transformation. April 8, 2017
  2. IMF Statistical Forum. Leveraging Digital Transformation for Economic Expansion.  Washington DC 2017.
  1. KRA, Kenya. Optimizing Big Data and Advanced Analytics for Enhanced Tax Administration. November, 29 2017.
  2. Guardian South Africa: Accessibility and Affordability of Broadband to all. Johannesburg: 2014.
  3. Mobile World Congress: Sharing the Kenyan ICT experience and a respondent to Mark Zuckerberg’s key note speech: February 2014.
  4. I.T Africa Innovate: The Impact of ICTs on Africa’s Development. MIT Lab April 11-12, 2014
  5. Saudi Arabia: Developing Saudi Arabia as the Arab region ICT Hub: 2014.
  6. India: Sharing local experiences on how we created an ICT Hub within a short period of time: 2014.
  7. Entrepreneur Forum Kenya: A monthly free lecture service to help young and upcoming entrepreneurs develop their entrepreneurial skills. 2014.
  1. Africa & Middle East Conference on Software Engineering. 30-31 Oct. 2018, Cairo, Egypt.
  2.  3rd East African Business and  Entrepreneurship Conference. 30th to 31st October, 2018 in Kampala Uganda.
  3. Euromoney Conference Morocco Conference. 19th September 2018. Rabat, Morocco.
  4. Pension Funds and Investments in Africa Conference. 12th -13th  September 2018 at The Michelangelo Hotel, Sandton,Johannesburg in South Africa.
  5. 4th regional Credit Information Sharing Conference 2018. 27-28 August 2018, Kenya School of Monetary Studies at KSMS,  Nairobi, Kenya.
  6. United Nations Conference on the Midterm Review of the Istanbul Programme of Action for the Least Developed Countries, May 29, 2016. Antalya, Turkey.
  7. ICTs and Governance in Africa. The role of new media in peacebuilding and state-building July 9-10, 2014 Conference. Political Entrepreneurialism: Reflections of a Civil Servant and the Role of Political Institutions in Technology Innovation and Diffusion in Kenya.  Oxford University, England.
  8. Africans investing in Africa – the frontier busters. Author’s Conference, March 13, 2014.  ICT Investments in Africa.  Johannesburg, South Africa.
  9. 2nd Africa School on Internet Governance Conference, 21 – 25 November, Mauritius. Role of ICTs in Employment and Wealth creation.
  10. The Guardian Activate Conference in Johannesburg. Keynote Speech on Global Innovation and Broadband Access in Africa.  July 9, 2014.
  11. Kabarak University Keynote speech. Development of Sustainable Innovation Ecosystem.  July 18th
  12. eLearning Africa 2014 Conference in Kampala. Perspectives on ICTs, Education and Development in Africa.  May 2014.
  13. ICTD 2013 Conference on Information and Communication Technologies and Development. A4AI — 2013 Affordability Report Stark Insights, New Solutions. December 7 -9, 2013. Cape Town.
  14. Ubuntunet 2011 Connect. Keynote Speech- Access for Success. November 23-25, 2011.  Safari Park Nairobi.
  15. International Telecommunications Union (ITU). Headed the Kenyan Delegation for several years.
  16. Universal Postal Union (UPU). Headed Kenyan Delegation to numerous policy negotiations.
  17. Linkage Dynamics between MSEs and Multinational Corporations in Kenya.
  18. Entrepreneurship & Development in Education, Policy & Research” 1st – 3rd November 2005 at Blackpool, UK.
  19. Assessing Social Enterprise:
  20. Evidence from Kenya. 27th ISBA Conference Entrepreneurship and SME Development. “Creating Opportunities: Entrepreneurship & Development in Education, Policy & Research” 2nd – 4th November 2004 at Newcastle-Gateshead, UK.
  21. Can Faith Based Enterprises be Sustained in Kenya?
  22. 2004 Babson Kau man Foundation Entrepreneurial Research Conference. Co-sponsored by The Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland June 3rd – 5th, 2004.
  23. A Synthesis of Enterprise Research Methods in Africa.
  24. Centre for Excellence in Entrepreneurship Development (CEED) United States International University, Kenya. May 12th – 14th, 2004.
  25. Methodological pitfalls in conducting Entrepreneurial Research in Africa:
  26. A Research Synthesis. Research Paradigms in Entrepreneurship and Small Business. The University of Surrey, Guilford – April 3rd – 4th 2003.
  27. National Research Fund. Launch of National Research Fund Strategic Plan and Award of NRF 2016 Grants, December 14, 2017. Nairobi, Kenya.
  28. GIZ, Make-IT in Africa Tech Entrepreneurship. December 7, 2017. Nairobi, Kenya.
  29. DEMO Africa. 6th Annual DEMO Africa conference, November 23-24, 2017. Johannesburg, South Africa.
  30. IMF. Fifth IMF Statistical Forum, Measuring the Digital Economy, November 16–17, 2017. Washington, DC.USA.
  31. Institution of Surveyors of Kenya (ISK). The Land and Property Sector in Africa: Marching into the Future, November 8-9, 2017. Nairobi, Kenya
  32. GSMA. Mobile 360 Africa – Pathways to Social Transformation, July 5-6, 2017. Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.
  33. KIM. Business Strategy for Results: The Essential Toolkit for Innovative Leadership, June 28-30. Mombasa, Kenya.
  34. International Development Research Centre (IDRC-Canada). Digitization and the Future of Work, June 15-16. Ottawa, Canada.
  35. National Aid Control Council. Achieving Health Care by 2030: Is Sustainable Financing for HIV and NCDs Key to Effective Health Governance, May 31, 2017. Nairobi, Kenya.
  36. Google & International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA). Internet Policy and Governance in Africa,  May 4, 2017. Ibadan, Nigeria.
  37. The Wall Street Journal. Investing in Africa, Technology, Transition and Growth conference, March 7, 2017. The News Building, London.
  38. UN World Data Forum. Improving data and statistics for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. January 2017. Cape Town, South Africa.
  39. AfDB-EIB. Youth Employment, Energy and Innovation, Industrialization, and Agri-business, November 21-22, 2016. Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire.
  40. Beyond Profit Kenya. Making The SDGs Relevant For Business, Civil Society and Government, November 18, 2016. Nairobi, Kenya
  41. UN Conference. SDGs, Data and Capacity Development: From a Data Revolution to a Capacity Revolution. July 19, 2016. New York, USA.
  42. World Bank’s conference on Harnessing Digital Trade for Competitiveness and Development. May 19-20, Washington, DC.