AODC Speaker List

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ABEL KINYONDO

Senior Researcher, REPOA, Tanzania

ADI EYAL

Director, Code for Africa

Aidan Eyakuze

Executive Director, Twaweza, Tanzania

Al Kags

Founder, Open Institute, Kenya

Albina Chuwa

Director General, Tanzania National Bureau of Statistics

Alida Yonli

National Agency for the Promotion of ICT, Burkina Faso

ANA BRANDUSESCU

Research and Partnerships Advisor, GODAN, Netherlands

ANDRE BALD

Urban Specialist, World Bank, Tanzania

ANDREW KRUCZKIEWICZ

Climate Researcher, International Climate Centre, USA

ANDREW TEHMEH

Deputy Information Minister, Government of Liberia, Liberia

Antonina Espiritu

Mission Economist, USAID, Tanzania

AUDREY ARISS

Research and Design Lead, Center for Open Data Enterprise, USA

Beejaye Kokil

Manager, Economics and Social Statistics Division, African Development Bank

Ben Schaap

Research Lead, Global Open Data for Agriculture and Nutrition (GODAN) Secretariat

Bitange Ndemo

Senior Lecturer, School of Business at University of Nairobi, Kenya

Brig Gen MA Msuya

Director of Disaster Management Department, Prime Minister's Office, Tanzania

Carlos Quiros

International Livestock Research Institute, Kenya

Casper Sitemba

Senior Director, InterGovernmental Relations, Government of Kenya, Kenya

Claude Migisha

Founding Manager, kLab, Rwanda

Craig Hammer

 Operations Officer, Global Media Development program, World Bank

David Lemayian

Code for Africa Lead Technologist, Kenya

Ednah Karamagi

Executive Director, Busoga Rural Open Source and Development Initiative (BROSDI), Uganda

EDWARD KWAME YANKSON

Executive Secretary, Right to Access Information Commission, Government of Sierra Leone, Sierra Leone

Enock Seth Nyamador

Open Data Advocate, Ghana

ERICK KITALI

Acting Director of ICT, Prime Minister’s Office, Tanzania

Fatma Ben Rejeb

CEO, Pan-African Farmers' Organization, Burkina Faso

Fernando Perini

Senior Program Officer, IDRC, Canada

FLORA TIBAZARWA

Director, Life Sciences, COSTECH, Tanzania

Frannie Léautier

Managing Partner, The Fezembat Group, France

FRANCOIS van SCHALKWYK

Regional Research Manager of Open Data Lab Africa, World Wide Web Foundation

Gbenga Sesan

Executive Director, Paradigm Initiative Nigeria, Nigeria

Geoffrey Kateregga

Lead Mapping Supervisor, Humanitarian Open Street Map team, Tanzania

Hamzat Lawal

Co-Creator, Follow the Money, Nigeria

Hassan Mshinda

Director General, Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology

Irene Ikomu

Open Government Fellow, Code For Africa, Uganda

Jabiri Bakari

CEO, eGovernment Agency, Tanzania

James Saaka

Executive Director, National Information Technology Authority-Uganda (NITA-U)

Jeanne Holm

Senior Open Data Consultant, World Bank, USA

Jeff Kaplan

Director, Multilateral and NGO, Socrata, USA

John Kedar

Director Strategic Relationships, Ordnance Survey International, UK

Juliana Letara

Head Municipal Town Planner, Kinondoni Municipal Council, Tanzania

Katherine Townsend

Special Advisor for Engagement and Open Data, USAID, USA

Khadija Yahya Malima

Chief Research Officer for Health, Tanzania Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH)

Khadija Sharife

iLAB Investigations Editor, African Network of Centers for Investigative Reporting, South Africa

Kiringai Kamau

Advisor to the Cabinet Secretary on Agricultural Transformation, Government of Kenya

Laura MAnley

Open Data Consultant, World Bank, USA

Leonida Mutuku

Interim Research Lead, iHub, Kenya

Liz Carolan

International Development Manager, Open Data Institute, UK

Makarius Mdemu

Lecturer, Ardhi University, Tanzania

Malick Tapsoba

Lead, Open Data Initiative, Burkina Faso

Mary Nakirya

Program Coordinator, BROSDI, Uganda

Matthew McNaughton

Founder, SlashRoots, Jamaica

Maureen Kariuki

Civil Society Regional Coordinator for Africa and the Middle East, Open Government Partnership, Kenya

Moses Sitati

Lead, Data Lab Nairobi, Humanitarian Data Exchange, Kenya

Muhammad Juma

Director of Urban and Rural Planning, Zanzibar

Musa Jega

Masters Student, Eastern Africa Statistical Training Centre (EASTC), Tanzania

Mwanaidi Mahiza

IT and Marketing Manager, National Bureau of Statistics, Tanzania

Nehemiah Attigah

Co-founder and CEO of Hatua Solutions, Ghana

Neil Hoorn

Open Data Project Manager, City of Cape Town, South Africa

Nkechi Okwuone

Open Data Manager, Edo State, Nigeria

NNENNA NWAKANMA

Africa Regional Coordinator, World Wide Web Foundation

Oleg Petrov

Senior Program Officer, Open Data Coordinator, Transport and ICT Practice, World Bank, USA

Rajiv Ranjan

Advisor, National Institute of Statistics, UNDP, Rwanda

Richard Gevers

Founder, Open Data Durban, South Africa

Richard Zulu

Co-Founder and Lead, Outbox, Uganda

Rob Baker

Operations Officer, Open Aid Partnership, World Bank, USA

Robert Hunja

Director for Public Integrity and Openness, Governance Global Practice, World Bank USA / Kenya

Robert Kindoli

M&E Lead,BID Initiative, Tanzania

Samuel Bekoe

Africa Associate, Natural Resource Governance Institute, Ghana

Savita Bailur

Research Lead, Web Foundation, UK

Serah Rono

Code For Africa Developer Advocate, Code for Africa, Kenya

Serge Kapto

Policy Specialist, UNDP, South Africa

Stephen Abbott Pugh

Knight International Journalism Fellow, Code for Africa, Rwanda

Suhuyini Shani Salim Zango

Open Government Fellow, Code for Africa

Suzan Clement Mshakangoto

Information, Education and Communication Manager, e-Government Agency, Tanzania

Temi Adeoye

Code For Nigeria

Theo de Jager

President, Pan-African Farmers' Organization (PAFO), Burkina Faso

Teg-Wende Idriss Tinto

Open Knowledge Ambassador, Open Knowledge Foundation, Burkina Faso

Toju Onaiwu

Director, Edo State ICT Agency, Nigeria

Tyler Radford

Executive Director Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team, USA

UMARU BAH

Associate Graduate Fulbright Professor Morgan State University, USA

Wisdom Donkor

National Information Technology Agency / Ghana Open Data Initiative, Government of Ghana

YUSUPH KILEO

Cyber Security and Digital Forensics Expert, Tanzania

Zach Christensen

Research Associate, Open Data Watch, USA