Linet is a Software Engineer at Carnegie Mellon University, working in a team developing the Software Developer Certification (SDC).
She has been on the forefront of coordinating the Kenya Open Data Initiative and the Open Government Partnership at the Kenya ICT Board.
She is a GIS and software technology consultant who has consulted for multiple companies both locally and internationally including the World Bank, the One Acre Fund, Innovations for Poverty Action, the TIST
program, Upande LTD, Maker Faire Africa among others.
Linet has an under-graduate degree in Computer Science from the University of Nairobi among other self taught qualifications especially in GIS and data analysis and mining tools within the MIT Open Course Ware program, with a keen focus on the awareness of using data for business intelligence, decision making and resource allocation.
She is a recognized unsung hero by the former US ambassador to Kenya in her efforts to encourage more women into the technology and computing space
Linet is committed to ensuring the spread of digital literacy in Africa with a keen focus on ensuring quality development, research and product development.