Friday, 9 March 2012

5 Amazing Kenyans to follow on Twitter.

He is a member of the Safaricom Innovation Board and Founding Chairperson of Mobile Monday Kenya, the CEO of Symbiotic Media  which is hybrid tech company that mainly builds mobile applications and services for companies.  He is also a founding member of the Mobile Marketing Association (EA) whose mandate is to pretty much entrench mobile into the daily mix of things,the founding chairman of Mobile Monday (Kenya).
Mbugua currently “thinks” while at the Nailab  helping mentor start-ups in their quest to build business.
You can also read more about Mbugua Njihia and his work on his personal blog, company website and follow him on Twitter as @mbuguanjihia

He is the director of Sales at InMobi for Africa, responsible for the functional management and leadership of sales activities for InMobi throughout Africa. A key member of InMobi’s management team in Africa, actively shaping the business with his digital marketing and technology industry expertise and leadership.
He has held various other positions such as Regional Manager, Dealfish East Africa, MIH Internet Africa – Nairobi, Kenya (September 2010 to December 2011)
Co-founder and Managing Director, Dotsavvy - Nairobi, Kenya (October 2002 to September 2010) a leading digital agency based in Nairobi, Kenya. 
Business Development Manager, 3mice interactive media – Nairobi, Kenya (November 2000 to October 2002)
Major Account Manager, Africa Online - Mombasa, Kenya (August 1997 to November 2000)
Chairman: Rotaract Club of Bahari-Mombasa for 1998/9.
Board Member and Head of Marketing Committee: Kenya Network Information Centre (KENIC)
Winner: Youth Entrepreneur Award in the 2008 Kenya Institute of Management Annual Business Awards (KIM KABA Awards)

Aly-Khan Satchu was born in Mombasa , read Law at the University of Durham and worked for 15 years in the City Of London . He ran global trading desks for Credit Suisse First Boston (Emerging Markets).
Since 2003 Aly-Khan has been trading his own funds primarily Commodities (particularly Oil) Currency Futures and Options, Equity Indices and Single Stocks.
For the last three years, Aly-Khan has been an active Investor at the Nairobi Stock Exchange, The USE and various other African Stock markets.
His book "How to Get Rich in Africa" sold well in Kenya and abroad, and gave insight to business and the minds behind the businesses. 
Check his website gives financial data daily; subscribe and get insights from one of Kenya's brilliant finance gurus. Or tweet him @AlyKhanSatchu
Born and raised in Nairobi, Kenya. Has an educational background in accountancy. Focused and striving to retire at 30. Evans has started, run and managed several business and NGOs and has in years accumulated experience in project management and event planning. He is the Typical Nairobi hustler. Runs Kuna Vijana Youth initiative, Wanadamu initiave an online database that allows volunteers around the country to register as blood donors , Lets and sells houses, Does car sales & hire runs all operations in Kenya for At Africa Gathering. Evans is also the let us celebrate the Spread the Love 2011 Innovation Recipient. Check his website here Evans Muriu
He is the only Chief on Twitter.I personally like this guy.He is simply amazing. Chief Francis Kariuki or,@Chiefkariuki, as he’s known online — tweets to defeat thugs and thieves, locate missing children and farm animals, and organize village logistical matters.
His Twitter account is so popular that, he says, even the thieves in his village follow him.
He has talked to CNN, Associated Press, BBC, Daily Telegraph and e-Africa, all this is thanks to the tech-savvy chief’s innovative use of Twitter to fight crime.
In my Next Post i will write on 5 more amazing kenyans you  should also follow on twitter.
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  1. Mbugua Njihia and Evance Muriu do not belong here. Mbugua is using media and blogs to give himself credit yet he and his company have little to show for it. I keep seeing his name on news websites and blogs but can't see any meaningful product or achievement. He is just a kawaida hustler looking for money for his own benefit like the rest of us. There are other individuals who run more successful Kenyan IT companies and hire more Kenyans than his company.

    Evance Muriu looks just another wannabe looking for fame. I have seen his website. There are more successful businessmen in Kenya. We all know non-profits are the largest profit making organisations in Kenya.

    As for the rest, they deserve to be on this list. I think u are just looking to get on the good side of these folks for personal reasons.

    1. I agree with you that some guys tend to make money out of these NGO's but i think Evans is doing a good job.Especially with the Wanadamu Initiative.

      For Mbugua Njihia, Give credit where it's due.Everyone is out there to make a living and he is doing fairly well.
      I didn't blog about them for personal reasons.

  2. You also have no ladies on this list. Such a chauvinist!

    1. Thanks for the feedback,however as i said,i have a list of 5 more Kenyans to add on to this list.
      Il share that too