Head of Business & Partnerships
Head of Technology
Jedidah “Shiro” Theuri is an experienced software engineer with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and is working towards completing a Masters degree in Software Engineering.
Shiro started out as a data center and cloud infrastructure consultant at DataposIT Limited about 7 years ago then transitioned into a software engineering role in the business applications department of the same company. She oversaw Enterprise Resource Planning and Customer Relationship Management software deployments across East Africa for about 4 years.
Shiro is a software developer at an Egerton University-founded startup, Chowders Loft that developed a mobile app to fight sexual and gender-based violence in Africa. This was her first encounter with the use of Tech to tackle unique problems in Africa that generic and mainstream technology could and still cannot unless explicitly and expensively customized to do so. She wants to do more with her skills to bridge this gap
Head of Innovation
Peter “Pete” Gikera is a code ninja. He is able to transform complicated technical ideas into user-friendly solutions. Peter is a results-oriented software developer with over 5 years of experience in strategic problem-solving with a focus on mobile/web apps, APIs and micro-services.
Previously he served as Senior Software Developer at @iLabAfrica, a research center in ICT innovation and Development based at Strathmore University. Peter holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a Masters degree in Mobile Telecommunication and Innovation. His skills have earned him recognition from different tech companies such as Twitter, Google, and AngelHack (having represented Africa in the 2016 AngelHack Hackathon).