Kris is an accomplished business leader with 20+ years’ experience in creating enabling environments and building high-performance teams. Kris is passionate about the entrepreneurial ecosystem and has helped to grow many tech businesses and mentored many tech entrepreneurs on the continent.
Self-directed and driven technology champ with comprehensive accomplishments in leading ICT operations and infrastructure management, data and information security, resource mobilization, disaster recovery, and cross-functional teams to ensure success and achieve goals. Known as an analytical and innovative thinker and a strong influential communicator. I have consistently demonstrated success in developing and seamlessly executing IT strategies in various financial organizations notably SACCOs.
Rosemary Karachi is the Business Development Manager for Banking Solutions at Netcompany-Intrasoft East Africa. She oversees banking product portfolio in East and Southern Africa. She has played a key role in addressing and working with Financial Services sector stakeholders including SACCOs, to provide banking solutions for the unbanked and under-banked, leveraging Fintech solutions for financial inclusion. Over the last 5 years, she has been an active participant in the Digitization conversation in the SACCO sector.
Rosemary’s career spans across various financial services organizations, where she has pioneered solutions to address financial sector deepening initiatives in the region. Before Netcompany-Intrasoft, she worked as Senior Manager in Fintechs and a Bank. She is an expert in core banking systems, digital channels, payment gateways and switching solutions. She has worked as Head of Alternative Banking Channels and Strategic Partnerships at a leading bank in Kenya, where she pioneered strategic partnerships with SACCOs. She championed the bank in providing a shared platform for cheque truncation services, Treasury and Trade Finance services for the participating Saccos.
Rosemary holds a Degree is Communication (PR), Diploma in Computer Science and currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Business Leadership and Management.
He leads a team delivering Banking and Finance Technology solutions for various Banking and SACCO clients in the East Africa region. In this role he has successfully delivered transformational Projects such as the Kenya Police SACCO Core Banking and Loan Origination Systems, Mwalimu National Sacco Core Banking System and PROFITS® for SACCOs Software as a Service (SAAS) Solution. He has a wealth of experience in Banking, Financial Technology, Payments, Infrastructure and Telecommunication solutions. Before Netcompany-Intrasoft, Gerrard worked in the Fintech and Telecommunications sectors where he successfully delivered several key and complex Telecommunication and Mobile Money projects. Gerrard holds a bachelor’s degree (Hons) in Telecommunication and Information Engineering, a degree (Hons) in Electrical and Electronics Engineering and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Project Management. He is also a certified Project Manager (PMP/Prince2 Practitioner/Agile), Business Analyst (CBAP), Public Accountant (CPA) and Networks Engineer (CCNA).
A Strategic Thinker, Innovative Leader, Technology Lover and a Cyber Security Enthusiast with interest in problem Solving through Automation. I am one industrious and ambitious person with an inner drive and great passion in what I choose to undertake. My satisfaction is derived from the satisfaction of the people I serve when appreciating what Technology can offer
19 + years progressive experience in the ICT environment at managerial / supervisory level in a Financial / Insurance Industry, United Nations (UN Mine action in Mogadishu supporting AMISOM and UNSOA) and NGO.
Technical Knowledge in Software, Hardware installation, ICT Infrastructure Management, IT Security, IP Telephony systems and ICT Project Management.
Richard Muthua is currently the Executive Head for Cloud and Cyber Security at Liquid Intelligent Technologies.
He has previously held different technology leadership positions as Executive Head Cloud and Business Consulting for Internet Solutions, Head of Business Solutions, head of Product Development and Head of Solutions across Africa.
He has over 15 years’ experience cutting across technology and sales leadership with key focus on Cloud, Cyber Security, Business continuity, among others.
Enthusiastic about seeing technology transforming lives through solving real-life challenges.
An Information Systems Security professional with several years experience in Sr. leadership roles as well as hands-on, frontline experience in managing as well as implementing practical systems security technologies as as well as process to protect small and large enterprises.
Empower people with knowledge, make it accessible and people will empower and change the world
My business understanding captures the best value by maximising solid knowledge of technology definition, selection, implementation, and management. I utilise technical skills to design and implement multiple simplified solutions. I analyse end-to-end process map across systems and technologies as well as I suggest and implement solutions with promising results. I focus on introducing key technology solutions to meet the changing needs of clients and dynamic business environment. I pursue project objectives and partner with others to meet common goals
In April 2021, together with other professionals in the Fintech space, we founded the Association of Fintechs in Kenya - an organisation that seeks to promote Kenya as robust Fintech market and help create a favourable operating environment for Fintechs both local and foreign. I serve in the board and as it Secretary Genral.
An innovative, committed, reliable, open minded and result oriented individual, with diverse knowledge and broad experience in Computer, Networks and Information Systems security.
Adept IT Executive with invaluable experience in all key dimensions of the ICT value chain including software/application development, business analysis, project management, IT management and end user support
Sidney Louis Shilako has 20+ years of IT experience which includes 15+ years in the banking industry. He has sound expertise in systems design, application development, data center and networks, software implementation and support.
He is a change agent and problem solver with a passion for technology. He has worked on various projects in the banking sector to strategically and cost effectively utilize technology in alignment with corporate goals. He has good experience in strategic planning, building high-performance teams, project management, and implementing best practice methodologies and continuous improvement programs.
Cynthia Wandia is a Kenyan electrical engineer, polyglot, entrepreneur, businesswoman and corporate executive, who is the chief executive officer and co-founder of Kwara Limited, a Kenya-based online and mobile banking platform for financial cooperatives, credit unions and community banks.
She concurrently serves as the managing director of ASTRA Innovations, a German-based enterprise that she co-founded.
Providing IT staff with peace of mind by offering real time visibility on their data centre infrastructure through implementing intelligent monitoring for proactive management