Brian Omwenga

Team leader , Tech Innovators Network – ThiNK, University of Nairobi, Kenya


With over 15 years working experience in the local and global ICT sector, Brian is a software and systems engineer with large-scale digital transformation expertise. He has reviewed and formulated technology policy curricula for universities and leaders in the ICT sector both in Kenya and Africa. He has authored several publications and is a holder of seven (7) filed and granted software patents. He is the team lead at the Tech Innovators Network (Ltd) that has developed an open-integrated-collaborative platform styled as the “Digital Business Hub” (in conjunction with the Kenya Private Sector Alliance KEPSA), which is a useful online resource and support centre, serving through a one-stop unified stack and platform, the needs of innovators and the business community in their digital transformation journey (http://think.ke). He also founded the Tech Innovators Sacco for the support of youth innovators.  He holds various advisory roles and sits on the boards of Ecobank Kenya, Pacis Insurance and the Business Registration Service (State Corporation). He is the Vice Chair of the ICT sector board at KEPSA. He earned his master’s degree in technology and policy from MIT and is a doctoral candidate at the University of Nairobi.

Policy Briefs

G7 Germany 2022

Global Public-Private Digital Utilities for MSME Recovery and Transition

Tamara Singh (People Centered Internet), Mei Lin Fung (People-Centered Internet), Eileen Murray (FINRA), Anthony Lacavaro (Aquarian Holdings), Matthew Gamser (SME Finance Forum, World Bank/IFC ), Brian Omwenga (Tech Innovators Network – ThiNK, University of Nairobi, Kenya), Ndemo Bitange (University of Nairobi, Kenya), Homi Kharas (Brookings Center for Sustainable Development)

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