Timothy WereDeputy ICT Director at Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs, Kenya
Mr. Timothy Were is currently Deputy Director at the State Department of ICT and Innovation in Kenya’s Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth Affairs. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Egerton University, a Masters of Science in Information Technology Management from Strathmore University and a Masters of Arts in International Studies from the University of Nairobi. He is a recent graduate of the National Defence College – Kenya and has attended many other professional courses in project management, systems development, systems audit, service management, budgeting, procurement, strategic leadership, policy formulation and partnership management.
He is a technical leader with twenty years’ experience in the education/training, telecommunication, aviation, healthcare and government sectors. He has lately been involved in policy formulation and implementation of public service delivery systems and national fibre infrastructure rollout, consolidated government-wide ICT procurement and the legal framework for critical infrastructure protection and cyber security among others.
He has been a speaker and lecturer in the emerging technology field.