Mbugua Njihia

Head of Business and Partnerships, Sure Corporation Limited

Region

Africa

Role

Judge

Social

Mbugua is an Africa based entrepreneur in the pursuit of opportunities without regard to resources currently controlled :-). With over 15 years’ experience in tech, he possess unique insight that marries technology to the marketplace. Currently he is working to transform public transportation as co-founder of mobility platform Safiri Express. He is a partner at Demo Ventures, an early stage, smart capital fund, currently raising its inaugural fund, focused on digital innovation and digital transformation in selected sectors in Africa, a mentor with the Google Launchpad Accelerator Programme that seeks to provide startups with the in-person mentorship they need to build technically solid products and scalable businesses, an Advisor to the now fully committed $1MN Safaricom Spark Venture Fund and the Safaricom Healthcare think-tank. He has for the past 9 years run a weekly column on technology and business in the Business Daily

Why are you optimistic about the future of work?

quote Technologies and markets have aligned and it is now possible to do both fulfilling and meaningful work and contribute positively to society.