Head, Technical and Research
Mr. Duncan Eric Ogonji
Duncan is a SAP Certified Technology Consultant and Information Security Certified Lead Auditor, Implementer and Cyber Security Manager. He is also an Oracle Certified Professional and Associate. Duncan is a Certified Systems Administrator, Microsoft Certified Professional, ITIL v3 Foundation Certified, Prince2 Practitioner –Project Management and Certified Professional –HP Accredited Platform Specialist. He is currently the Manager, Enterprise Systems at the Commercial Bank of Africa, and has previously worked as a systems engineer in both private and public entities in Kenya. Duncan is passionate about leadership and mentorship and was awarded the Best Trainer and Mentor award at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2015.
In his free time, Duncan is probably either farming or watching a game of soccer!
Head, Partnerships and Enterprise Committee
Miss Hellen Kariuki
A graduate in economics and sociology from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Hellen has over 10 years' experience in marketing and business development. She has supported several sales departments by reviewing, developing and defining overall marketing strategies and has previous experience in media, finance and IT industries. Hellen is currently the founder and co-owner of a real estate management company in the capacity of Marketing Director.
Head, Public Relations and Communication
Miss Bridgitte Ndong'
Bridgitte is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and an LLM Information Technology and Telecommunication Law candidate. She is a member of the Law Society of Kenya and the East African Law Society. Her expertise is in Constitutional and Human Rights Law and Information Technology law and she has previously worked in various Government institutions, Tribunals and Taskforce. Bridgitte is an active member of the Women & Tech Community, ISOC Global, IGF and ICANN. She has participated international leadership programs, including the Global Youth Peace Corps, The European International Model United Nations, Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) and She Leads Africa. She has received several awards and recognition including the Best Overall Student at the Kenya School of Law, 2015.
Diversity is her speciality, her fields of interest range from culinary art to guided meditation!
Head, Budget and Finance
Miss Betty Magu
Betty has 20 years’ experience in all aspects of Human Resources and Administration. Through these roles, she has gained on-the-job training in Budgeting, operations and Finance. She holds an MBA in Human Resource Management and an MA in Communication from Eastern Michigan University, USA. She is a full member of the Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM). Betty has worked with large consultancies such as Hallmark Recruitment and HCS Africa where she has been involved in C-Suite level recruitment, Compensation & Benefits Administration, Analytics, Staff Outsourcing, and Strategic Planning to name a few. She is a volunteer career advisor, mentor and training facilitator.
In her free time, Betty likes to spend time with her boys. Do not however be shocked if you occasionally find her in a squash court or soccer field!