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Rowena Turinawe
Business Transformation Manager at National Information Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U)

Profile

Rowena is a proficient ICT professional with national and regional experience (spanning 5 countries) at mid-management and senior management level in the following fields; Business transformation, Enterprise Architecture development, Strategic planning and implementation, IT service management, delivery of complex projects, stakeholder management, event monitoring and technical support management, process and policy design as well as service delivery. 

As the acting Director eGovernment Services at the National Information Technology Authority Uganda (NITA-U), Rowena is charged with the overall responsibility of ensuring the use of ICT to transform public service delivery as well as the lives of ordinary Ugandans.  This is extended to the supervision of all ICT Chief Information Officers (CIOs) and the development and use of electronic services across Ministries, Departments & Agencies and Local Governments.

Ms. Turinawe holds the following certifications; COBIT 5, Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL®), Project Management Professional (PMP®) and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA).

An ICT evangelist, Rowena also believes that, ‘When digital transformation is done right, it’s like a caterpillar turning into a butterfly, but when done wrong, all you have is a really fast caterpillar.’

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel: New tech policy blueprints for East Africa’s digital age

    10:20