Lilian Nduati

Entrepreneur / Technologist, Technologist

Region

Africa

Role

Judge

Social

Lillian Nduati is an entrepreneur and technologist who believes in making technology work for social good.

Lillian is passionate about connecting ideas and people to create positive impact, and in a past life, co-founded 3 successful social enterprises that have earned global recognition.​ She most recently co-founded LudiqueWorks, a video game publishing company, that has brought together video game and animation studios across 33 countries in Africa through the Africa Game Developers community.

She also serves as Advisory Council member at the ​Digital Impact Alliance, which was named steward of the Principles for Digital Development.

Lillian previously headed the United Nation’s Humanitarian Data Exchange Lab (HDX, Nairobi) Centre for Humanitarian Data, which brings together data from over 300 organizations.

​Prior, Lillian led the expansion and growth of pan-African data-driven storytelling initiatives at civic tech organisation, Code for Africa, and before that, led communications and engagement for the Resilience Africa initiative at the global network, Impact Hub Gmbh. She has also been part of the founding team at iHub, and was a tech, innovation and data journalist at the region’s largest media house, Nation Media Group.

Why are you optimistic about the future of work?

quote It is the best of times - we now have key pieces in place, at the same time: e/g internet, young population etc