Kevin ChegeInternet Development Manager for Africa at The Internet Society
Kevin joined the Internet Society in 2012 as the Internet Development Manager for Africa under the Africa Regional Bureau. He has been in the tech space for more than 15 years starting at the KENET (the Kenya Education Network Trust) where he served as the Network Manager responsible for IP network design, training, Network Operations and Network Services including managing DNS Services, e-mail, and web hosting on open source platforms.
Kevin manages several projects in Africa in relation to technical capacity building, building communities of practice, and open Internet Standards. He designs technical online content, courses and online labs used to train engineers in Africa in several languages. He also helps out as an instructor at various NOGs and NRENs in Africa and has helped to get several NOGs and tech forums in Africa started. Kevin holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Systems from USIU-Africa (Kenya) and a Master’s Degree in Information Security from the Lulea University of Technology (Sweden). He is based in Nairobi, Kenya.