A 12-month program that will launch your lucrative career in Data Science and AI Career
Jeff Dean, PhD
Google Senior Fellow, Research Group
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, performance monitoring, compression techniques, information retrieval, application of machine learning to search and other related problems, microprocessor architecture, compiler optimizations, and development of new products that organize existing information in new and interesting ways.
Dr. Lawrence Nderu, PhD
Dr Lawrence Nderu
Dr. Lawrence Nderu is a Lecturer at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT- Kenya), School of Computing and Information Technology (SCIT) in the Department of Computing. He holds a PhD in Computer Science from the 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 Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Mobile Application Development.
Prof. Bernard Manderick, PhD
Dr Bernard is a professor at the Department of Computer Science and a Member of the Artificial Intelligence Lab of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. He is a (Co)-promotor of over 25 research projects and (co-)author of over 200 papers in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. He holds a PhD in AI, a Masters in Philosophy and a Masters in Mathematics. His teaching focus is based on his research domain, artificial intelligence in general and machine learning in particular.
Dr. Kennedy Senagi
Dr. Kennedy Senagi, PhD
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 Computing.
MSc Machine Learning
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 workflows.
Alfred holds a BSc. Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science from JKUAT (Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology) and is a Candidate for MSc. in Computer Systems at JKUAT. He has experience in CMS (Content Management Systems), Web Design & Development, Digital Marketing, and Graphic Design. Alfred also has research interests and knowhow in Data Science, Machine Learning, and Artificial Intelligence. Additionally, he possesses high-profile ability in IT coaching.
Nairobi based Data Scientist
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.
Credit Scoring Expert and a Data Scientist
Billy has over 3 years’ experience in financial risk and predictive analytics field and is currently a Senior Data 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 Financial Risk Manager (FRM) certification. Billy is a certified Linux professional from Linux Dressional Institute(LPI) and has a mastery award from IBM on predictive analytics modeler. He is currently focused on predictive analytics and Machine Learning (ML) for financial institutions.
Founder - CEO
I spent 15 years working with startups in Silicon Valley and brings a wealth of practical startup operational expertise. I am passionate about changing the African narrative by building great African companies and helping to establish a culture of high performance, high integrity and high collaboration
Jenga Operations Manager
I have a BSC with a concentration in human resource from JKUAT. I have 10 years experience with stints at ABSA Bank and also as an entrepreneur running my own business. Some of my interests include travelling, cooking and reading.
Jenga School Product Associate
I have a Bachelors Degree in Applied Statistics, with deep knowledge of data analytics and Machine Learning, with an endless thirst to learn more about it. Leveraging sales process and marketing, so as to transform the world with better data driven decision. Way to Go!
I have a Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology from the University of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and currently pursuing a Masters in Computer Systems. I have research interests in Artificial Intelligence, Data Science and Machine Learning.I possesses a wealth of transferable skills gained from many years of teaching and working in the industry. I have strong technical skills, interpersonal skills and communication skills enabling me to interact with a variety of people. Iam always eager to be challenged in order to learn and grow. My greatest satisfaction comes from seeing my students understand, apply and benefit from the knowledge I pass to them.
Dorcas is a Ph.D. Candidate at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. She holds an MSc. In Information Technology and BSc. Computer Science both attained from Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology. She is a skilled and versatile Data Scientist and Computer Scientist with great experience with big data, R, Python, handling both supervised and unsupervised machine learning algorithms, structured and unstructured data. Additionally, she has great experience with programming languages such as Java, HTML/CSS/SASS, C#. She is currently involved in research that entails how deep learning algorithms and statistical techniques can be an ensemble for solar power forecasting.
I am a Urban Planning Student at the University of Nairobi with a passion for marketing and customer experience. I have had experience with internships in various organisations including Extentia Information Technology in Pune, India. My interests include travelling, cooking and watching films.
Mulang’ Onando, PhD
Mulang' Onando is a researcher in Artificial Intelligence (AI) with vast experience in data science fields of machine learning, deep learning, data representations & knowledge engineering. He currently works as a research scientist at the IBM Research-Africa lab in Nairobi where he is involved in research on the future of Health. Previously he worked as a research scientist at the Fraunhofer Institute for Intelligent Analysis and Information Systems (IAIS) in Bonn, Germany while taking his PhD research within the Smart Data Analytics group at the University of Bonn in Germany under the DAAD scholarship program. His work involves topics in Conversational AI and Machine Learning, specifically in Aligning Textual elements to Knowledge Graphs for Question Answering, Dialogue Systems, and Disambiguation. He has been a Faculty at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology - JKUAT, where he was involved in teaching several AI and programming courses. Mulang' is an enthusiast of applying AI to improve humanity.
Wendy is an accomplished professional with an excellent track record of Business Development, leading time-critical initiatives, and developing strategies that increase a company’s market penetration. Reputed for verifiable success in conducting domestic and international consumer and market research and developing comprehensive strategies to position products, pricing and marketing to achieve sales targets while maintaining corporate and brand integrity. Wendy is driven by a passion for impact. She is best described as a ball of positive energy. Wendy has an MBA in Strategic Management from United States University- Africa.