Dr Bitange Ndemo, Ministry for Information and Communications, Kenya
Prior to his appointment as Permanent Secretary, he taught Entrepreneurship and Research Methods at University of Nairobi. Besides Policy formulation, Dr. Ndemo is currently steering a campaign to lower the cost of accessing ICT (Connectivity, Hardware and Software) in Kenya and the region in general. He is at the fore front of developing the demand-side of ICTs by actively promoting Business Process Outsourcing in urban centers and roadshows to showcase ICT entrepreneurial opportunities through Digital Villages in rural Kenya. Dr. Ndemo holds a PhD in Industrial Economics from the University of Sherfield UK, an MBA from the University of Minnesota and University of St. Thomas, and a Bachelors Degree in Finance. In the early 1990's, Dr. Ndemo was a Financial Systems Analyst with Medtronic Inc., a Fortune 500 company in the U.S.A.