Joseph Waruingi, Managing Director, Advantech Consulting Ltd, an IT Management Consulting practice with a foot print in Sub Saharan Africa.
He is a holder of an MBA in Strategic Management and Finance and is a management consultant with proven advisory expertise in business analysis, modeling and strategy. Demonstrable ability to work effectively at different levels of an organisation, from the board and senior management to shop floor.
He has consulted for Blue Chip organizations in East Africa to review Corporate and Business strategies and develop IT Strategies that are aligned to those Corporate strategies.
Prior to taking up this challenging position, he had a six-year meritorious and illustrious career with the largest global management consultancy firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers - Africa Operating Unit, where he carried out management consultancy assignments and built his skills rising to a Managing Consultant position where he was responsible for Technology Consulting work in Africa Central consisting of seven countries. He has worked in many African countries including Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Malawi, Eritrea, Ghana, Nigeria, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Rwanda, Namibia and South Africa.
Has also attended World Class training in Europe, US, Canada and South Africa. He has directed and managed complex, multidisciplinary and multi country IT enabled transformation projects. In addition, he has been a presenter and resource person on IT forums in Africa.
He is a regular contributor to the Business Daily – a Kenyan business newspaper, on topical IT/ICT issues. Through his speaking, writing, and consulting, he works with businesses and governments to use and make better decisions about new technology.