The internet of things is defined as the interconnection via the Internet of computing devices embedded in everyday objects, enabling them to send and receive data.
The Webinar is sponsored by Africell Uganda, a Vice President Club Member
Irene Kaggwa Sewankambo
Executive Director of Uganda Communications Commission
Mrs Irene Kaggwa-Sewankambo is the Executive Director at the Uganda Communications Commission. She possesses a vast experience in the ICT sector spanning policy development, research, regulation and implementation in various aspects including internet development, licensing, universal access, quality of service, numbering resource management as well as promotion of research and innovation.
An engineer by profession, Mrs Sewankambo holds a Master of Science in Communications Systems and Signal Processing from University of Bristol in United Kingdom and a Master of Science in Economic Management and Policy (Business Economic Pathway) from University of Strathclyde in United Kingdom. She acquired her Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Makerere University Kampala.
James Byaruhanga – Panelist – General Manager, Raxio Data Centre James has more than 18 years of experience in ISP and Telco in Network Administration, Service & Infrastructure Support and Executive Management.
He has Comprehensive and in-depth Knowledge of Wireless, VSAT and Cable Networks, Project Management of cross functional projects in ISP and Telco related fields. He is the General Manager, Raxio Data Centre
Mr Ziad Daoud is the CEO of Africell Uganda. He has spent the last 30 years working in the Communication industry helping established Telecommunication operators and new entrants.
An experienced top executive at ease with all aspects of the telco development lifecycle, with in-depth knowledge of business strategies, business support as well as operational support environments. A track record of success in developing and managing telecom operations, in various geographies.
Mr Haruna is the founder and CEO of Sombha Solutions Store a Ugandan owned and operated internet and ICT provider licensed by UCC to provide voice and data services country wide. He is a Network Engineer by profession. He has over thirteen (13) years of experience in ISP/IT, managing core MPLS operations, access, at service provider level. He designed and implemented first international private leased line (IPLC) from Entebbe to Brindisi for MONUSCO” He has planned and designed delivery of 2.5 transmission capacity from Malaba to Kampala for Uganda Telecom. For the past 5 years he has grown Sombha from a startup to a fully structured and process oriented company delivering high standards of service to its customers.