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Gaudensia Chepkonga Senior Manager Network Strategy and Architecture at Safaricom

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Gaudensia is Senior Manager Network Strategy and Architecture in Safaricom Plc. Her role is to drive Technology strategy and evolution by   developing architectural framework required to deliver strategy, defining vision and overall Network strategy,  integrating opportunities/challenges across network domains to create aligned set of strategic priorities and ensuring creation of an effective end-to-end network to deliver future customer needs/opportunities at optimal cost.


Prior to her current role; she was the Principal Engineer Radio Capacity planning and optimization for 4 years where she was in charge of forecasting and planning for future capacity requirement for the business. She has over 8 years’ experience in Radio Design Planning and Optimization; where she has worked with both Nokia and Huawei for different African Markets including Kenya, Botswana, Egypt and Somalia.

Gaudensia holds a Master’s degree of Information Systems from University of Nairobi and Bachelor’s degree in Electrical and Communication Engineering from Moi University.