IT is the future not just for Kenya but the whole of East Africa. Innovation and technology has so far employed thousands directly with those positively impacted numbering millions across the East African countries.

The prospects for the future remain bright with opportunities to innovate new technologies while scaling existing ones strongly present.

To ensure continued success in this crucial sector, CIO’s from East Africa have organized a meet to encourage the adoption of robust, secure and cost-effective IT solutions.

The meet which will bring together CIO’s and IT professionals from across the region will be held at the Fairmont the Norfolk Hotel in Nairobi on June 23, 2015 from 8.30 am-5.00 pm.

The event will be graced by the Cabinet Secretary for Information Dr. Fred Matiang’I as well IT executives from the Financial Services sector, Logistics and Transport as well as Manufacturing and Services industries.

Top on the agenda for this first meet will be a focus on the need for secure infrastructure. The meeting will also seek to identify ways CIO’s can network while creating an enabling environment for skilling and cost-reduction in IT.

So if you are an entrepreneur, techie or just an IT enthusiast, this event is not one to miss. The meetup is free.

CIO Council is affiliated to CIO magazine, a tech publication founded in 1987, read by CIO’s as well senior IT strategists at fortune 100 companies.

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