Nekesa Were is the Managing Director of iHub, Nairobi - Kenya. She has been with iHub for over 7 years, with over 400 companies coming out of the Hub during this time, making it one of the most successful innovation hubs globally.
Nekesa sits on the Board of AfriLabs and Creatives Garage, and she volunteers at Uzima Foundation. With over 10 years' of experience in Leadership, Human Resource Management, Operations and Communications, Nekesa also founded the Inspire Harvest - a Kenya based Digital Communications and Operations Management Company which develops and executes the digital strategies of several influential grassroots governance NGOs in Kenya working on transparency, accountability and developing leaders.
Nekesa Were is very passionate about developing and executing strategies that will provide the foundation and stability for iHub to lead the innovation agenda and drive the innovation conversation in the Kenyan, African and global technology sector.