Bitange Ndemo is an Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at the University of Nairobi’s Business School. His research centers on the link between ICTs and small and medium enterprises with emphasis on how ICTs influence economic development in Africa. Prof. Ndemo is the Chairman of the Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence Taskforce to develop Kenya’s Digital Transformation road map.
He is an advisor to UNCDF’s Better than Cash Alliance, UN Global Pulse’s Big Data Initiative as well as a Board member to several organizations including Safaricom one of the leading telecommunication company in Africa, Mpesa Foundation, Research ICT Africa that is based in South Africa. He is a former Permanent Secretary of Kenya’s Ministry of Information and Communication where he was credited with facilitating many transformative ICT projects. He is an Open Data/Big Data evangelist and dedicated to simplification (visualization) of data for ordinary citizens to consume.