RubyConf Kenya is an inclusive conference and as such strives to be welcoming and accessible to as many people as possible.
All the conference sessions will be held at C4D Lab, Nairobi University.
C4DLab is an R&D (research & development) and startup incubation lab, based at the School of Computing and Informatics, University of Nairobi. The lab aims at contributing towards building the Silicon Savannah, leveraging on the large University community.
Introduced to programming by a close friend, Alvin abandoned an academic career as an Economist/Statistician for a keyboard and a black screen where he fell in love with ruby and the wonders of rails. His current mission is to transfer this same joy and enthusiasm for coding into the hearts of others.
Audrey is the co-founder of Moringa School, which currently offers a 12-week, immersive program training world-class web and mobile developers. She's passionate about providing education and access so people can reach their human potential, and she sees tech as one of the most powerful outlets to impact.
Dennis Ondeng is the CTO of Kopo Kopo, Inc., which offers a platform for SME's giving them a 'Business Operating System' which on top of helping them digitize their payments, offers various value adds to help their businesses grow and prosper. He has over 15 years in software development building CRM solutions and mobile and financial applications integrations.
Prior to Kopo Kopo, he was the Founder and President of Invigor Solutions, LLC (USA), a mobile applications software development company and before that the IT manager at United Souvenir & Apparel, Baltimore USA. He holds a MS degree in Computer Science from University of Maryland Baltimore County.
Christian is a ruby scrub - he joined the Nairuby community after its relaunch last year. He started his career as a java developer. Before coming to Nairobi he was working as a project manager. Christian was also responsible for Continuous Integration, Change and Incident managament.
A tech enthusiast who is passionate about all technology-related things. Driven by the motivation to learnmore and explore new fields which are constantly coming up. Developed an interest in programming while studying Computer Science at the University of Nairobi and can program in quite a few languages inclusive of Ruby. Believes that a challenge is an opportunity to learn more and if you can dream it, you can do it.
Sawo is a great lover of code and the amazing things that can be done with it. He has a bias for developingweb app usingruby on rails and currently he is the lead code slinger for BlueGate Technologies. He likes spending his weekends teaching mobile development to GDG M.M.U. His favourite quote, It's not the product, its what you can do with it. catch him
Diana Wanjuhi is a Software Developer at MaraMoja Transport. She is excited by all things technology, with abias toward software development. She developed her skills in Ruby and Rails during a programming bootcamp at Moringa School. While not writing code, she enjoys reading avidly and thinking about the tech ecosystem in Nairobi.
Friday 8th & 9th May at C4D Lab, Nairobi University.View schedule.
RubyConf KE Nairobi 2015 is made possible through the generous support of our sponsors. Please give them your support too.
RubyConf Kenya is run under the auspices of Ruby Kenya. You can view our code of conduct. These rules must be followed by all attendees at all conference-related events.