Hon. Michael Onyango

Hon. Michael Onyango

Ministry of ICT Kenya

Hon. Michael Onyango – Michael’s works has always and continues to be about empowering Africa’s Forgotten Bottom Millions. Thought Leader on the Future of Work – Fourth Industrial Revolution, leads and works around emerging technologies – economic empowerment, serving in varying sectors across platforms amongst interdisciplinary sectors within governments, NGO’s and the private sector, in Africa and globally.

Currently, National Consultant Designing the SDG Innovation Lab, UN and Government of Kenya – Ministry of ICT. Member of the Distributed Ledgers and Artificial Intelligence Taskforce, Ministry of ICT, after completing his role as Minister responsible for the docket of Communication, Information and Technology – County Government of Kisumu. He’s also a Global Fellow – Social Innovation (Rockefeller Foundation), Skoll Foundation Fellow 2019 and previously served as a within the wider creative industries sector, immensely contributed to developing The Road Map for Kenya’s creative industries sector, in collaboration with IBM, positioning the sector as a catalyst to Kenya’s economic growth, outlining how to double Kenya’s current creative industries contribution to GDP.

His formal academic background is in the Sciences (BSc Andrews Michigan), while his work history has primarily been within the communication, IT and policy since 1994.

 

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