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“We believe that AI, blockchain and other disruptive technologies can provide new ways of tackling the challenges of unemployment, corruption, insecurity and poverty within Kenya.

I am looking forward to learning how these technologies can propel Kenya as a forward country and position the nation as a regional and international leader in the areas of ICT.”


Jerome Ochieng

Principal Secretary, Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology and Innovation, Government of Kenya



KEY HIGHLIGHTS OF 2019

AFTER MOVIE 2019

Alfred Ongere delivered the opening keynote on the importance of ethics and algorithmic bias for businesses building and using AI.

Ongere’s interesting presentation threw light on how computer systems reflect implicit values of its human designers in its behaviour, leading to false categorizations.


Alfred Ongere

Founder, AI Kenya

Peng Wu’s presentation demonstrated UBTECH’s core AI technologies and products. He also highlighted the importance of synergizing AI and Education as a national strategy.

UBTECH’s vision and dream is to have robots in every family and business scenario


Peng Wu

Deputy General Manager Overseas, UBTECH Robotics, China

The experts on the panel discussed the integral role of AI in transforming the financial services landscape.

How financial institutions are leveraging more of data analytics to track customer behavioural patterns for fraud identification.

The potential impact of AI on the future of Insurance sector.


Billy Odera

Data Scientist, Commercial Bank of Africa, Kenya

Stanley Chege

CIO, Madison Group Kenya

Timothy Muinga

Manager, Data & Analytics, KPMG, Kenya

“AI is not bad, it is actually unstoppable. The whole space of talking within digital is about having tribes, and the tribes are constituted to include all the required skillsets including an assurance function whose role is not to stop the innovation but to ensure that the innovation meets its objectives.”


Raymond Mugo

Manager, IT Advisory Services, KPMG, Kenya

The acclaimed panellists gave insights into Kenya’s strategy of leveraging the AI Taskforce to increase job creation and to strengthen the nation’s industry verticals.


Dr Bitange Ndemo

Chairman of Blockchain and AI TaskForce, Government of Kenya

Hon Michael Onyango

Member of Distributed Ledgers and AI TaskForce, Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology, Government of Kenya

Lesley Mbogo

Co-Founder & COO, GoBEBA, Kenya

John Tanui’s spoke about how Kenya is on track to become a global technology and innovation hub.
He also illustrated the nation’s vision to develop sustainable smart cities that connect human capital, social capital and ICT infrastructure and an innovation ecosystem, contributing to Kenya’s knowledge-based economy


Eng John Tanui

CEO, Konza Technopolis Development Authority (KoTDA), Government of Kenya

“It is time for us to take charge of our destiny. For Kenya we must rethink and re-change our strategy, we need to know what it is we are doing within our core creation hubs. With or without AI, emerging technologies and the rest of Africa is moving ahead”


Hon Michael Onyango

Member of Distributed Ledgers and AI TaskForce, Ministry of Information, Communication and Technology, Government of Kenya

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