Eston Kimani is a serial technology entrepreneur based in Nairobi. He has more than ten years of being an entrepreneur in Africa and has got his hands dirty while working through the challenges involved in the quest to create a successful business in Africa. He has been a founder or co-founder at multiple technology companies including Africa’s Talking, Focus Mobile and DukaConnect. He is currently the lead founder at Ideas Come To Life. He believes that technology and committed entrepreneurial teams provide a powerful channel to transform society and is excited about the growth of the technology industry in Africa. Eston is an Alibaba-UNCTAD eFellow and is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Why did you decide to be an IIC judge?
I'm an experienced African technology entrepreneur who went to MIT :)