Mr. Mwirigi Kiula is the in-coming ICT Director, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). Until January 31st, 2015 he was serving as the Deputy Director, Nairobi Industrial and Technology Park (NITP), a Kenya Vision 2030 flagship project. He has been passionate about local assembling of ICT devices and has facilitated the pioneering of the first locally assembled brand; TAIFA: Technology Inspiring Africa.
Mr. Kiula holds a B.Sc. Computer Science and M.Sc. ICT Policy and Regulation from JKUAT and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Leadership and Governance with a focus on e-leadership. He has a special interest on effective management, governance and leadership in ICT and technology transfer for the success of the enterprise (firm, state and all). He is a member of the Kenya Institute of Management and the National Quality Institute.
His current pursuit as the ICT Director is to manage ICT for improved customer experience, value generation from ICT investment as well as business continuity and sustainability.