Dr Bitange Ndemo, University of Nairobi & Chair, Alliance for Affordable Internet, 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.