Chief Executive Officer – George Maina
George is a holder Bachelors of Business Administration with a major in Finance and a minor in Accounting including a Diploma in Business Management all from Kenya Methodist University. He also has a Certificate in Management and Operations from the Kenya Airways Pride Centre in Nairobi.
George brings C- suite experience having previously worked at Safaricom Limited (East Africa’s largest telecoms operator) as well as Teleken Limited a telecom solutions company. In the different roles, George has gained vast experience in Blockchain Technology, Product Development, ICT innovation, management, Planning, Business development, project management and extensive Marketing.
In addition, George’s leadership qualities were exhibited in past roles as President of a peace initiative and as student Ambassador at Kenya Methodist University. In these roles, he gained extensive practical knowledge in administration, collaborating at a high level, communicating and negotiating with internal and external stakeholders as well as recruitment, selection and training.
Director ICT – Hillary Chesaro
Hillary is a holder of Bachelors of Computer Science; he has established a number of startups. He brings on board a C- suite and innovation experience for the company.
“I apply the most recent processes of software engineering in almost all facet of the software industry so as to make difference in the world’s fast evolving technology and provide easy and quality solutions to our daily challenges that we face especially in most African countries. In this case, I am engaged in asynchronous thoughts which turn into highly innovative, unique, and excellent solutions to curb these challenges and make it my business to ensure that our society prospers competitively and keep fast lane with new technologies.”
Director Partnerships – Gladys Waceke Njihia
Gladys is a holder Bachelor of Business in Information Technology from Kenya Methodist University. She also has a Higher Diploma in Information Technology from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology and a Certificate in Computer Programming from Strathmore University.
Gladys is currently a Regional Account Manager at Telkom Kenya where she is responsible for the Eastern and Central Africa block. In addition, she has gained vast experience in telecommunication as a former IT Build Billing Engineer and as well as a Business Analyst towards ensuring customer satisfaction.
Director Marketing – Chris Mosomi Omwando
Chris is an Urban Design graduate from the Technical University of Kenya. He has also undergone training in the field of multi-media design. Chris has been Head Graphic Designer and Creative Director at Moskom Ventures since its inception in 2012, before which he was operating as a freelance graphic designer. A confident and highly driven individual, he has been able to interact with and serve different clients notably Bam Creative, Center for Justice Governance and Environment Authority (CJGEA), Suzie Beauty, Extra IT Solutions, Javva Green, Hapany Ventures among others.
He is also passionate about the ever evolving world of technology and how it can be used to effectively solve emerging challenges and create new trends. An ardent believer of self-motivation, Chris acknowledges the importance of building skill-sets to add value to an individual’s life and the use of acquired skill-sets to positively impact and change lives of people around.
When not on his computer working, you will find Chris with his second favorite tool of trade, a camera, on which he likes to take photographs a skill he has been horning and plans to take even further.
Company Advisory Team
1st Advisor – Dr. George Kosimbei
Dr. George Kosimbei is a Senior lecturer and Director of the Chandaria Business Innovation and Incubation Centre at Kenyatta University. He has 5 years’ experience working with start-ups and early stage innovators. He is also an active member of the Intellectual Property Rights Board of Kenyatta University. He has also been an active participant in the Practitioners Dialogue on Climate Investments (PDCI), a GIZ initiative on climate change adaptation and mitigation.
He has previously worked with the Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) as a Young Professional, Research Assistant and also as an Analyst. While at the institute, he conducted and participated in several studies that provided him with a thorough understanding of the social sector in general and the health sector in particular. Dr. Kosimbei has consulted for various organizations among them; UNFPA, USAID funded Futures Group, the National AIDS Control Council (NACC) and the Regional Technical Support Hub of the International HIV and AIDS Alliance among others. He has also been attached to the Child and Newborn Health Group, Kenya Medical Research Institute- Wellcome Trust Collaborative Programme, (KEMRI/WT) Nairobi Unit.
Dr. Kosimbei has received training in Economic Evaluation from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (UK). His major interests revolve around costing of health interventions, advanced macroeconomics, and health economics. He was recently involved in the curriculum review for macroeconomics and health economics taught under Africa Economic Research Consortium (AERC).
2nd Advisor – Benson Mwangi
Benson is a holder of Masters Degree in procurement and logistics management from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. He is also a holder of a Higher Diploma in International Computer Driving License(ICDL) from Institute of Advanced Technology. In addition Benson holds a foundation Diploma (CIPS UK Level 4) from Kenya Institute of Supplies Management as well as also being a Member of Kenya Institute of Supplies Management.
Benson is currently a Strategic Buyer at Safaricom, where he procures goods and services as well as negotiating directly with Suppliers for best value. He also Manages the purchasing process including tendering, sourcing, negotiating with suppliers, monitoring supplier performance, and ensuring supplier deliveries meet agreed requirements, specification, time and cost targets.
Benson has previously held the Inventory and Logistics Accountant position as well as M-pesa Administrator and Retail Sales position Safaricom. His other work experience has been at Institute of Advanced Technology as a Computer End user Trainer and also at Kenya Pipeline Co. Ltd as a Quality Analyst of Fuels. He brings on board a wealthy of experience spanning 15 years