Jeff has been with Google since 1999 leading multiple breakthrough
projects at the company. He currently leads Google's research group
with a focus on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.
His areas of interest include large-scale distributed systems,
compression techniques, information retrieval, application of
machine learning to search
and other related problems, microprocessor architecture, compiler
and development of new products that organize existing information
in new and interesting ways.
Jeff Dean, PhD
Google Senior Fellow, Research Group
Dr. Lawrence Nderu is a Lecturer at Jomo Kenyatta University of
Agriculture and Technology
(JKUAT- Kenya), School of Computing and Information Technology
the Department of Computing. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from
University of Paris VIII, France and a master’s degree in Software
Engineering (JKUAT), Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and Computer
Science (JKUAT). Dr. Lawrence Nderu research interests are
Science and Mobile Application Development.
Dr. Nderu, PhD
Dr Bernard is a professor at the Department of Computer Science and
Member of the
Artificial Intelligence Lab of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
He is a (Co)-promotor of over 25 research projects and (co-)author
200 papers in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. He holds
AI, a Masters in Philosophy and a Masters in Mathematics. His
focus is based on his research domain, artificial intelligence in
and machine learning in particular.
Part Time Instructor
Dr. Kennedy Senagi holds a PhD in Computer Science (specialty:
Artificial Intelligence and Parallel Computing) from University of
Paris8, France. He also holds Msc. in Software Engineering and Bsc.
in Information Technology from Jomo Kenyatta University of
Technology, Kenya. He has previously worked as a software developer
at Kimetrica Limited and UNESCO. He is currently a lecturer in the
Department of Information Technology at Dedan Kimathi University of
Technology and an examiner at KASNEB. He is also a researcher
(Artificial Intelligence) with Campus France PHC program (a
collaboration between University of Paris8, University of Nairobi
and Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization) and a
leader/mentor of various start-ups in Nairobi. His research
interests are in the areas of Machine Learning, Data Science,
Parallel Computing, Software Engineering and Distributed
Dr. Kennedy Senagi
Albert Kahira is a PhD candidate at Universitat Politècnica de
Catalunya (BarcelonaTech) and a researcher at Barcelona
Supercomputing Center. He received his BSc degree in Computer
Engineering from Erciyes University and his MSc in Computer
Engineering from Abdullah Gül University in Turkey. His research
is on Machine Learning in HPC environments where he studies
scalability challenges in large scale machine learning
Alfred Mwangangi is an IT professional and enthusiast, with
great experience and knowledge in Data Science, Machine
Learning, Artificial Intelligence and
Internet of Things. Additionally, Alfred also possesses
high-profile ability in IT coaching.
Mwangangi holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics and
Computer Science and is also a Masters Student of Computer
Kigen is a Nairobi based data Scientist with experience working on
many data science projects across
fintech, pharmaceutical and internet businesses. He has a degree in
Statistics from the university of
Nairobi. Follow him on twitter @kigtembu.
Data Scientist, Musoni
Billy has over 3 years’
financial risk and predictive analytics field and is currently a
Scientist at NCBA.
He holds a BSc. Information Technology from JKUAT and is currently
pursuing Msc. in Computer Systems and is a candidate for the
Billy is a certified Linux professional from Linux Dressional
Institute(LPI) and has a mastery award from IBM on predictive
He is currently focused on predictive analytics and Machine Learning
Head Data Scientist, NCBA Bank
Chris is a Data Scientist with 9 years’ experience in banking,
telecommunication, media, HR, humanitarian and research
Currently, he leads Data Science efforts at I&M Bank.
worked as a Data Scientist at Safaricom PLC where he majored on
generating insights to inform product development and
Prior to these roles, Chris worked as Head of Data Science at
Venture Labs, a HR company focused on predicting human
Chris holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science
Lead Data Scientist, I&M Bank