Nairobi to host East Africa’s IoT & AI Summit

    East Africa IoT & AI Advisory Board

    CIO East Africa is back with its annual series of East Africa’s IoT & AI Summit scheduled for 22nd –23rd August, 2019 in Nairobi, Kenya.

    This summit lined to explore and review the various applications of Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI) is further purposed to highlight the true potential of technology across multiple sectors and industries acting as a catalyst between policy makers, government, market movers, and thought leadership.

    While launching the Advisory Board for the 3rd IoT & AI Summit, Laura Chite, CEO, CIO East Africa said: “Our highly researched summit agenda is determined to deliver insightful and the latest information from inspiring speakers from across Africa.”

    According to Chite delegates at the two-day summit will be equipped with knowledge of latest developments that shall enable them to network with the industry key personnel.

    Among the volunteer IoT & AI Summit 2019 Advisory Board members dedicated to crystalize the visionary conference agenda are Ahmed Maawy, Developer BRCK, Lorraine Maina – Enterpreneur. Mariam Abdullahi – Entepreneur, Abdi Yusuf, CIO East Africa, Andrew Karanja, Director, Africa eDevelopment, Adam Lane, Senior Director, Public Affairs Huawei Southern Africa and Eric Munyiri, CIO Kengen.

    Other members of the board are Jared Oyier, CIO Metropol, Harry Hare, Chairman and Publisher CIO East Africa, Michael Onyango, CEO Future of work, Laura Chite, CEO, CIO East Africa, Peter Mungai – IT Director, Kenya Airways, Kenneth Ogwan’g – CIO, East Africa Breweries Limited, Tom Mboya, CIO Unga Limited, Francis Kamuyu CIO – MultiChoice and Humphrey Odhiambo the CIO East Africa Managing Editor.

    The board members include industry visionaries, technology experts and executives who are focused on accelerating the awareness and deployment of Internet of Things and AI technologies.

    Internet of Things is transforming the real world objects into intelligent virtual objects. The IoT aims to unify everything in our world under a common infrastructure, giving us not only control of things around us, but also keeping us informed of the state of the things. Since the inception of IoT concept in late 90s, it has recently become more relevant to the practical world largely because of the growth of mobile devices, embedded and ubiquitous communication, seamless internet, cloud computing and data analytics. Whereas the Artificial Intelligence (AI) started impacting multiple fields, even those that we least expect it to.

    Along with AI, Machine learning, a crucial component of AI, will also continue to gain in importance in with the integration of AI solutions to execute specific tasks, the businesses gain the competitive edge and provide a higher-quality service experience for consumers.

    Partnering with CIO East Africa to participate at the event says Chite means more than making the right contacts. “It means being an insider. It means being connected to the right people with the right level of influence, and it means you are allied with a vibrant respected organization and leaders in the industry.

    Sponsorship, exhibiting and advertising packages are designed to provide a solid platform to help you stand out and make an impact. Our programs allow you to achieve your marketing goals and deliver a maximum return on your investment. We have developed convenient and customizable packages to help your organization meet its objectives and reach your target market.

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