Changing the
African narrative

Startup studio in Nairobi on a mission to ensure young talented Africans can participate in the digital transformation of Africa as creators and owners

About

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Product development Fellows

We provide a place for aspiring technical entrepreneurs to work on internal projects with the intention of spinning them out into startups

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Professional Service Fellows

We provide a place for emerging professionals to develop the skills and experience required for a career in innovation and entrepreneurship

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Resource network

We continually develop a network of key mentors, advisors, domain experts, donors and angel investors who provide the necessary support for the work we do

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Media platform

Our media and events platform is designed to demystify and localize startup building knowledge and to provide Silicon Savanna a voice, an identity, and community

People

Innovation Fellows

Andrew Ndung'u

Andrew Ndung'u

Video and Media Production

Damaris Kongin

Kongin Damaris

Product Marketing & Communications

Hosea Ciuti

Hosea Ciuti

Product Development

Mark Orina

Mark Orina

Product Development

Brandon Ruoro

Brandon Ruoro

Digital Creative

Mercy Nyaramba

Mercy Nyaramba

Product Development

James Mungai

James Mungai

Market Research

Kefa Mutuma

Kefa Mutuma

Product Development

Waycliffe Barasa

Wycliffe Barasa

Donor Relations

Raphael Gichira

Raphael Gichira

Product Associate

Ian Kinyua Irungu

Ian Kinyua Irungu

Product Development

Ian Kiragu

Ian Kiragu

Legal

Mutethya Mutweko

Mutethya Mutweko

Market Research

Erick Liona

Erick Liona

Video and Media Production

Grace Gitau

Grace Gitau

Market Research

Christine Gatwiri

Christine Gatwiri

Product Development

Harmon Ellen

Harmon Ellen

Digital Marketing

Valentine Hokah

Valentine Hokah

Fundraising

Zachary Gakuo

Zachary Gakuo

Product Development

James Kabochi

James Kabochi

Product Development

Ezekiel Otsieno

Ezekiel Otsieno

Market Research

Kerry Watiri

Kerry Watiri

Partnerships and Financing, Jenga

Waridah Makena

Waridah Makena

Market Research

Michael Gitonga

Michael Gitonga

Product Development

Team

Kevin Owuor

Kevin Owuor

Chief of Staff

Phyllis Mburu

Phyllis Mburu

Donor Relations

Mark Karake

Mark Karake

Founder - CEO

Alfred Mwangangi

Sharon Wanjiru

People Development and Culture Manager

Joy Ndinda

Joy Ndinda

Fundraising and Partner Relations Manager

Robert Opiyo

Robert Opiyo

Content Production Manager

Ziona Ndirangu

Zionah Ndirangu

Solutions Manager

Board

Ella Peinovich

Ella Peinovich

Co-founder, Powered-by-People, Serial Entrepreneur

Ngigi Waithaka

Ngigi Waithaka

Founder, Kionjo. Serial Entrepreneur

Agatha Gikunda

Agatha Gikunda

Head of Developer Relations, Intel

Louis Majanja

Louis Majanja

CPO & Co-founder Ajua

Bitange Ndemo

Bitange Ndemo

Prof. ICT UoN, Former permanent secretary I.C.T GoK

Ralph Kilondu

Raphael Kilondu

Secretary Kenya USA Diaspora Sacco

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