dx5 may also choose numerous corporations which have used know-how to drive their operations, together with county governments.
Kenyan writer dx5, previously CIO East Africa, will maintain its fifteenth annual know-how awards, the CIO100 awards this month. The organisation, which additionally publishes hardcopy know-how magazines, selects influential know-how gamers akin to chief data officers (CIOs) within the East African area. It additionally handpicks 100 corporations which have performed a key function in driving innovation of their services. Within the 2023 installment, British American Tobacco (BAT) Nigeria, Kenya Tea Improvement Company (KTDA), and Sarova Accommodations & Resorts will participate within the truthful.
“We acquired purposes from over 600 organisations throughout the continent, which displays Africa’s rising embrace of know-how and its optimistic influence. Know-how is the final word winner right here, and it’s inspiring to witness our continent’s technological evolution,” dx5’s chairman and co-founder, Harry Hare stated.
In addition to choosing the CIO of the 12 months winner – who has led probably the most compelling challenge that not solely efficiently included know-how however has additionally merged enterprise technique with the organisations imaginative and prescient – the present will run 14 different classes. Different award classes embrace Schooling, Well being, Manufacturing, SACCO, Insurance coverage, and Banking. Notable accolades embrace the dxNova Girl of the 12 months, Firm of the 12 months, and CXO Influencer of the 12 months Awards.
Moses Onkundi of ABSA financial institution received in 2022 and will probably be defending his title alongside James Nyakomitta, Group CIO, APA Insurance coverage, Martin Mwarangu, Group Basic Supervisor – ICT/SAP Challenge Supervisor, KTDA, Peter Kanda, CIO, Gertrude’s Youngsters Hospital, Gilbert Mutai, Head of IT, Automotive and Basic Group, Sachin Samat, Director – Group IT, NCBA Financial institution Kenya, and Charles Washika, Director ICT & Innovation, Co-operative Financial institution of Kenya, amongst many others.
County governments, together with Kitui, Nyandarua, and Makueni, are contenders for the native authorities award. Authorities entities such because the Ministry of Water & Setting Uganda, Nairobi Metropolis Water and Sewerage Firm, and Uganda Electrical energy Technology Firm Restricted (UEGCL) may also participate within the competitors. Winners will probably be revealed on the night of November 24, 2023