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 iHub, 6th Floor, Senteu Plaza Galana/Lenana Road Junction · Nairobi
Joannah Nanjekye is a Rails girls summer of code alumni , Software Engineer and Aeronautical Engineer to be from Kampala, Uganda that has held two programming positions working on fintech projects. she writes a lot of python , ruby and golang. She is a proud open source contributor where started in summer programs like outreachy and Rails girls summer of code working on qutebrowser and Ceph writing. She is the author of Python 2 and 3 Compatibility a book published by Apress. When not coding, she gets curious about space and galaxies plus a bit of guitar.
William Wanyama is a software engineer at Kloeckner.i in Berlin, and a passionate (although remote) member of the Nairuby scene. Having spent a couple of years in Nairobi hustling and bustling with his own tech startup, he now likes to mentor and give back to other upcoming Ruby entrepreneurs in the region.
Michael Kimathi has over 7 years experience working in innovative ecosystems and building solutions notably with BlackBerry Developer Community, Nairuby, Masomomoja, GDG, Unbound, University of Nairobi, StartupBlink, BantaMik and Atlassian. Currently, he is an entrepreneur learning from his past failures and developing better solutions which will impact the world we are living in. Previously, he was the Community Development Manager at C4DLab, where he worked closely with team C4DLab to develop innovation strategy, Partnership and change the University culture from the old status quo way of doing things to one at the forefront of innovation, he mentored startups, hosted events, organized entrepreneurship mechanics related talks with distinguished industry entrepreneurs.
A Computer Scientist and true entrepreneur, he is the founder of Banta Technologies (BT). He has always been passionate about technology and how it can be used to leverage and transform Africa in the way we live, work, play and govern. When it comes to building, his ultimate goal is to make the world a better place. Banta is an entrepreneur and an engineer on the bleeding edge of technology.
An open source enthusiast who is a remote volunteer developer an open source community AgileVentures. Currently a member of Podii - software company based in Kisumu Kenya. Previously worked remotely as a coach and developer at the Swedish based academy and company Craft Academy. Been working with Ruby on Rails for a while and has a growing interest in Elixir and Phoenix.
25th to 27th July at iHub, 6th Floor, Senteu Plaza Galana/Lenana Road Junction · Nairobi.
RubyConf KE Nairobi 2019 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.