Fireside chat with Jack Ngare from Google: Working with Big Tech companies like Google and Microsoft

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Thu, Sep 1, 1:45 PM (UTC)


Fireside chat with Jack Ngare from Google: Working with Big Tech companies like Google and Microsoft. Get your tickets, limited numbers available.

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About this event

Jack has over 15 years of experience across various business functions and was the MD for Microsoft’s Research and Development Facility (Africa Development Centre). He is currently the Technology Director Office of the CTO at Google in Africa. He also sits on various boards.

He has a wealth of knowledge in management, telecommunications, financial services, and emerging technology. He previously served as the Managing Director at Equity Bank’s Finserve Africa, where he is lauded for Equitel and the Eazzy App, leading the bank’s innovations and technologies for two years as the General Manager.

Before joining Equity Group, he held senior positions as the Head of Information Security and IT operations at the then NIC bank, before which, he held different positions at Stanbic Bank as well as British Telecom, with assignments in the UK, Saudi Arabia, Peru, and Japan. He is a Non-Executive Director at Credit Bank PLC.

He holds two Master’s degrees in Management and Advanced Computer Science both from Harvard University, with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from the University of Leicester.

Target Audience:

    • Tech Ecosystem stakeholders


  • Introduction
  • Working with Big Tech companies like Google and Microsoft
  • Networking

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  • Jessica Francisca Colaço


    Brave Venture Lab & iHub


1:45 PMIntroduction
2:15 PMWorking with Big Tech companies like Google and Microsoft
4:30 PMNetworking


  • Michael Kimathi

    Africa's Talking

    Developer Relations Community


  • Abubakar Usman


  • Sylvia Kipkemoi


  • Bennett Benedict

    University of Dar Es Salaam

    Community Lead, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

  • Veronica Michael

    Community Lead Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania

  • jackson Ngabonziza

    Rwanda Community Lead

  • Loise Kimwe

    AT WIT Lead

  • flynn darko

    Community Lead Ghana

  • Jessica Randall

    University of the Western Cape

    Community Lead South Africa

  • Sheriffo Jarju

    Community Lead Gambia

  • Josphat Mwangi

    Kenya Community Lead

  • Isophel Natwijuka

    Uganda Community Lead

  • Sanusi Abdulkadir

    Nigeria Kaduna Community Lead

  • Joshua Adeboye

    Nigeria, Kaduna Community Co-Lead

  • Ronald Mutebi

    Uganda Community Co-Lead

  • Avuzwa Ntshongwana

    South Africa Community Co-Lead

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