Emmanuel is a cloud security engineer with 7+ years of experience in systems auditing, application security, and secure cloud deployment. He has delivered sensitive technology projects across the East African region and globally (remotely) in the public and private sectors. Emmanuel's industry experience is backed by three Microsoft Azure certifications. He is also an AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, a Certified Ethical Hacker, and he holds an MSc in information technology from Carnegie Mellon. Additionally, Emmanuel teaches cloud engineering and cyber security educational content by delivering live boot camps and recording online courses. He is currently working on scaling Hepta Analytics – a data analytics company he co-founded – and HeptaPay – it's fintech subsidiary – in Kenya and Rwanda.
HeptaPay is a Virtual ATM for Mobile Money in East Africa. It accepts Visa, Mastercard, and American Express debit or credit card and exchanges those payments for mobile money.
I lead the infrastructure and security divisions at Hepta Analytics: A data and analytics startup operating in Rwanda and Kenya.
Full stack development of Android and Web Platform. Designed and deployed bespoke IT infrastructure focused on security.
The Presidential Digital Talent Program (PDTP) is designed to build and entrench ICT capacity within the Kenyan Government to ensure ICT effectiveness and efficiency in service delivery.
In the time I spent in the program, I was posted to the Ministry of Interior and Coordination of National Government and the global ICT storage leader, EMC2. I also served as team leader both in my Ministry, Private Sector organization and overall leader for the entire team.Also attended the #ConnectedEA conference in Diani, Kwale as a part of the PDTP Team.
Concentrations: IT Entrepreneurship; Data Science
Activities and Societies: Student Guild, Techy Talkers (Toastmasters International), Data Science Club
Concentration: Forensic Information Technology and Cybercrime.
Activities and Societies: Student Affairs Council, IT Club (Member, Guest Speaker, Advisor), Young Diplomats Forum.
Served as Vice President of the CMU Africa student body.
Techy Talkers Toastmasters Club of CMU Africa.
United States International University Africa.