Michuki Mwangi, Regional Development Manager for Africa at the Internet Society
Michuki Mwangi is the Regional Development Manager for Africa at the Internet Society where he works in the African Regional Bureau to promote Internet growth and sustainability since 2008.
At the Internet Society Michuki has been instrumental in the design and execution of the multi-pronged and ambitious, Africa Interconnection and Traffic Exchange Program, that aims to achieve 80% local and 20% international Internet traffic exchanged in Africa by the year 2020. At present he leads the Internet Society’s Community Networks initiative that aims to bring innovative connectivity solutions, to marginalised and rural communities in Africa.
Before joining the Internet Society, Michuki was an Internet technology consultant. He previously served as the Administrative Manager at the .KE ccTLD registry (KENIC), President of the Africa Top Level Domain Association (AfTLD), and as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of the Kenya Internet Exchange Point (KIXP).
He has long been active in the African and global Internet communities, having been centrally involved in key infrastructure developments, technical coordination activities, and policy-making forums. At present, he is actively involved in supporting the Summit on Community Networks in Africa, the Africa Internet Summit (AIS), Africa-IXP Association (Af-IX), Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF), and several other local, regional and international technology groups.
Michuki is based in Nairobi, Kenya.
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