Instructors and Mentors
Jectone OyooFounder & CEO
Dr. Jectone Oyoo is a highly experienced managing consultant and strategic planning expert with extraordinary record of success in various industries, including banking, data analytics, training, entrepreneurship, and project management. He holds a Doctor of Business Administration with a focus on Project Management, as well as a Master of Business Administration and Master of Public Policy. Dr. Oyoo is passionate about leveraging technology to help transition underrepresented communities into high-paying technology jobs in North America. He is the founder and CEO of Globilink Solutions Inc, which is headquartered in Kisumu, Kenya, and specializes in internet service provision. In addition, he has a keen interest in the entertainment industry, where he promotes African artists in the USA. Dr. Oyoo is also a strong believer in giving back to society, and he runs the Dr. Jectone Oyoo Leadership IT Experts (LITE) Scholarship, which provides financial assistance to students pursuing careers in information technology. He is a respected scribe and commentator on political economy matters in the US and Africa. With his wealth of experience and expertise, Dr. Oyoo is a sought-after consultant and thought leader, helping businesses and organizations achieve their strategic objectives and drive growth.
Daisy OukoBusiness Data Analyst
Daisy Ouko is a skilled Business Data Analyst with 7 years of experience in diverse fields. Daisy holds a B.s.c in Actuarial Science. She has been involved in business optimization projects and machine learning models that identify customer segmentation, customer churn, lean management areas, and profit maximization. As a Data Analyst at Geneplus Global Limited, Daisy developed market segmentation reports on client groups using a combination of Tableau, clustering unsupervised learning, and organization information. She also wrote profit variation analysis reports and developed comparison analytics based on industry leader performance for Manhattan foods services, resulting in a menu change and an 11% increase in revenue in the first two quarters after implementation. During her time as Co-op Treasury Analyst at Old Mutual Group, Daisy reduced annual customer churn from 17% to 14.2% using regression and decile analysis in R in 2019. She also worked on an audit analytics project, using Tableau visualization to account for company treasury spending and recognizing a 12.5% overpayment to insurance agents. Daisy was part of a team that forecasted the financial liquidity of the company using time series analysis during a critical merger for the company. Additionally, she trained 16 interns on Microsoft Excel analytics solver, Tableau, and Power BI basics for treasury analysis.
Joel SakwaTechnology Strategic Advisor
Joel has Broad experience encompassing Product Management, Engineering, IT, Business Development, and Intellectual Property strategy. A certified Trainer in Business Analysis (CBAP), Project Management (PMP) Amazon Cloud Solution Architect (AWS , MCITP and MCITP. (Microsoft) With wide experience in leading multinational organization in Africa and beyond over the last decade, Joel brings the much-needed technology strategic direction to your IT. He has drafted and documented working ICT strategies which Auditors have highly acknowledged and recommended for many organizations.
Brian NyagolSoftware Engineer
Advanced WordPress Development.
Digital Brand Positioning. (SMO, SEO)
Web & Application Analytics.
Web Systems with PHP Frameworks (Codeignighter)
JACQUELINE KIRUKIProject Manager and Data Analyst
Jacqueline Kiruki is a Physicist, Data Analyst and an accomplished Project Manager with many awards achieved having worked in the ICT field for 18+ years. She holds a BSc in Physics, certifications in Blockchain, Information Systems, Data Analysis, Prince 2 (Project Management) and is pursuing an MSc in Digital Currencies. For the past close to two decades, she has held multiple titles such as Telecommunications Project Manager, Data Analyst, ICT Trainer just to mention a few. She is passionate and committed to impacting lives positively by imparting knowledge to individuals to help them realize their career goals.
Alex KinyuaData Analyst
Alex Kinyua is a skilled data analyst who has a strong passion for data-driven decision-making. I possess a wide range of skills and experience in data analytics, including data cleaning, pre-processing, and management to ensure data accuracy and reliability. I have proficiency in Microsoft Business Intelligence (MSBI) tools, which they have used to create predictive models, data-driven reports, and visualizations that have informed business decisions. My ability to analyze and interpret complex data has enabled them to develop insights that have driven business growth and success. I also have excellent communication skills and can explain data analysis results to non-technical audiences effectively. I hold a Bachelor of Commerce in Operations Management from the University of Nairobi, which suggests a solid foundation in business operations and management.
Maureen PerdueBusiness Intelligence & Marketing Lead
Maureen is a Marketing Specialist. She holds a first-class MBA in Marketing and is currently pursuing Ph.D. in Business Analytics. She is well conversant with emerging digital and tech trends. Maureen has a wealth of experience working with leading international brands. She is growth driven and uses the disruption innovation strategy to stimulate growth, a concept she adopted when she worked with AdaptTBWA, a world-class agency and part of the Omnicom Group of companies. She also worked with Fox Entertainment Group where she was Head of Marketing & Distribution and direct liaison for Walt Disney, Sony Pictures International, and other Majors. Maureen was also a representative for Middlesex University in London – (Africa Regional Office), Kingston University, and Leicester University. She understands both commercial and non-profit dynamics and is known to exceed expectations. Recently, she was instrumental in the ideation and building of Destiny Christian Academy, a school in Moseilolo, Sierra Leone, where there was previously no school for nine villages.
Edwin MatonyaData Scientist & Software Developer
Edith SureIT Professional
Edith Sure is an experienced IT professional with a background in Business Information Technology and Business Data Analytics. She has worked in a wide range of roles in the IT industry, from IT and Database Consultant to Data Analyst and Information Technology Trainer. Edith is currently pursuing a Masters in Human Computer Interactions and is passionate about helping individuals unlock their full potential. With a Bachelor of Business Information Technology and a diploma and certificate in Business Information Technology, Edith is well-equipped to provide sound advice and guidance in this field. With her strong understanding of the industry and her commitment to excellence, Edith Sure is an excellent choice for any IT-related project.
Derick Joseph OluochSr. Cyber Security Analyst
Derick Joseph holds a Grad Cert in Cyber Security from University of California Berkeley, Masters in Management Information System from Lincoln University, and B.Sc. Computer Science from UON. He is a seasoned IT leader with 10+ years of experience driving business growth and delivering multimillion-dollar savings through IT system security improvements. Broad Cloud, software, Security, technical, & network knowledge combined with outstanding leadership ability. Innovative problem-solving skills in both strategic and tactical areas. Experienced working with senior-level clients, performing IT infrastructure implementations, and change management projects. Excellent at managing teams and delivering value-creating IT solutions.