Linet Kwamboka is the Founder of DataScience LTD, a company that is focused on using data to discover intelligent insights about people, products and services.
She has been on the forefront of coordinating the Kenya Open Data Initiative and the Open Government Partnership for the Government of Kenya and the World Bank (World Bank Spot Award recipient). She has been a consulting Software Engineer with Carnegie Mellon University and Stanford University.
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 American Embassy in Kenya in her efforts to encourage more women into the technology and computing space.
Trudy Mbaluku Is a Health writer with prowess in data driven journalism and a member of Media for Environment, Science, Health and Agriculture Association (MESHA). She is an award-winning data journalist, taking home the Internews storyfest HIV reporting second runner up award within a year of writing. She has worked as a
data consultant for Internews Kenya where she endeavored to mine, clean analyze and produce both print and multimedia health data-driven stories.
John Kinuthia is a devolution and research professional with a particular focus on public finance and research analysis. He has worked as a Research Analyst in the field of citizen engagement and access to information promoting the use of data and evidence in setting priorities and evaluation. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from JKUAT and an MBA in Strategic Management from the Kenya Methodist University.
Moses Biketi holds a Bsc Computer Science degree from Egerton University.He is passionate about Web and Mobile development. Keen on changing IT technologies.
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