NexTech Africa Invites You to Shape The Future

Jan 9, 2017

Have an interest in Shaping the Future? NexTech Africa Invites you to collaborate with technology leaders from Microsoft and across the continent. Get the opportunity to explore local innovations that are making global impacts and join in discussions on what it means for technology to be innately African.

 NexTech Africa

Join NexTech Africa, for a 2 day event in Nairobi, Kenya. From 2nd to the 3rd of February, 2017 at the Radisson Blu, Nairobi, Kenya.

The two day event will include topics on the Cloud, Digital Transformation, Developing Intelligent Applications, Building Scalable Microservices, Digital Africa, Machine Learning & Azure Services, Cross Platform Development & IoT, Enterprise Mobility & Security, Cognitive Services & Bots and many more.

The event is packed with speakers from Microsoft and technology leaders from across the continent. Some of the speakers include;

  • Toni Townes-Whitley  – Corporate VP, Worldwide Public Sector, Microsoft
  • Joseph Mucheru         – Cabinet Secretary, Kenyan ICT Ministry
  • Scott Hanselman        – Principal Community Architect for Web Platform and Tools, Microsoft
  • Nadayar Enegesi        – Director of Learning & Development, Andela
  • T.K. Rengarajan         – Corporate VP, AI & Research, Microsoft
  • Yousef Khalidi            – Corporate VP, Azure Networking, Microsoft
  • Regina Honu              – CEO, Soronko Solutions
  • Hoop Somuah            – Technical Advisor, Office of the CEO, Microsoft
  • Malaika Toyo             – Head of Strategy and Projects, A Whitespace Creative Agency
  • Celestine Omin          – Senior Technical consultant, Andela
  • Ranjith Cherickel       – Founder & CEO,

We are sure you’ll see Scott Hanselman. As he said in a tweet;



What is NexTech Africa about?

Created by a group of passionate Africans at Microsoft, NexTech Africa is a 2-day meeting of the minds designed to engage, empower and inspire. By listening to the unique voice and perspective Africans possess, together, we can build technology that better supports African creators.

Join us in Nairobi to collaborate with technology leaders from Microsoft and across the continent, explore local innovations that are making a global impact, and advance the discussion on what it means for technology to be innately African.

Head over to the registration page and sign up to attend the event. If you are planning to be there, share your excitement with us.

Also bookmark this page, add it to your favorites or pin it down and check back on the 2nd and 3rd of February for a live video stream of the event.