Eng. George Mulamula:
Eng. George Mulamula is currently the founder and CEO of the Dar Teknohama (ICT) Business Incubator (DTBi) for entrepreneurship & innovation hosted at the Commission for Science & Technology, the only tech incubator in the country. He is also the Senior Government Advisor on ICT entrepreneurship & innovation for an enabling environment and eco-system. Prior to that he was the first Principal Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the Rwanda Development Board (RDB) and Senior Advisor in the Ministry of Commerce & Industry in Rwanda and worked on their SME and Entrepreneurship Policy. He was also the Senior ICT Advisor in the Government of Rwanda and in that capacity, the Lead Policy Advisor on the Rwanda National Information Communication Infrastructure Policy Plan II and WSIS Document preparation. George Mulamula was for over 8 years the first Africa Technical Expert in Intellectual Property (IP) Automation with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), based in Geneva, Switzerland and worked with Sub-Sahara African Governments on the utility of ICT in IP innovation. He also was a catalyst in transforming the African Advanced Level Telecommunications Institute in Nairobi, Kenya to be a Centre of Excellence for the International Telecommunications Union. He has run ICT companies and has written extensively on ICT, Technology Transfer for Sustainable Development, including lecturing at Higher Learning Institutions in East Africa. He is a Mentor and Coach for entrepreneurs and has conducted pitching sessions around the country and outside the country, including at Global Entrepreneurship Summits, GIST boot camps in Tanzania & South Africa, Unreasonable East Africa and Demo Africa. He is the Chair of the Tanzania Airtel Fursa judging team for youth entrepreneurship growth, a member of the National mHealth Committee, Board Member of Demeter, a MIT Startup which is going global, on the Advisory Board of the Global Learning XPRIZE in California (USA), a member on the Tanzania National ICT Think Tank and Commissioner on the Tanzania National ICT Commission and member of the Tanzania Financial Services Deepening Trust.