Interviews

Up-close and personal with the people that are making things happen in the Tech world. We've talked to Executives from all sizes of companies; from SMEs all the way to large corporations like MTN and Microsoft.

Lyndsay Handler, the Managing Director at Fenix International was recognized at the inaugural MTN Innovation Awards as the “Outstanding Woman in Innovation”.  Lyndsay has won other awards and been recognized for her work around East Africa. She’s very passionate about her work, I found out when I scheduled a meeting...
Prime Minister, Amama Mbabazi (@amamambabazi on Twitter) is one of the few government officials in Uganda utilizing Twitter to engage with the people, and has close to 6000 followers, making him the most followed official in the current government. This interview was first published in PC Tech's print edition on September 2012,...
I recently caught up with Thoughtworker Jackline Mutua after her talk at RubyFuza. In this interview she tells me about this talk, her passion for Astrophysics and reducing the gender gap in technology. I hope she inspires you. Q: What Part of your work do you find exciting? Breaking stuff and...
We are starting this week off with an interview with the Microsoft Country Manager for East and Southern Africa, Mr Eric Odipo who talked to us about Office 365 and some of the strategies to make it succeed in Sub Saharan Africa. I usually start off my interview with a...
MTN Uganda has been rapidly upgrading their infrastructure and systems over the last few years. We caught up with the CTO, Rami Farah to get insights into his view of things at Uganda's largest telecoms operator. MTN has invested heavily in technology leading the pack over the years. What is...
MTN Uganda's CEO spoke to PC Tech Magazine about his job and plans the company has for the short-term future. This interview was first published in Issue 24 (Print).  Q: What is your take on the increasing volume of unsolicited text messages and Robocalls? What measures is MTN Uganda putting...
I’ve known Clinic Master’s Wilson Kutegeka since 2010 when I heard him being referred to as MVP. Before that I always associated MVP with Basketball, and sports generally, but this guy didn’t look like a big time baller! I discovered he was Microsoft MVP – Most Valuable Professional! Fast forward to...
Last month, Huawei appointed Radoslaw Kedzia as Uganda's new CEO. He, this week, spoke to PC Tech about his ambitions in his latest latest role at company. How comfortable are you with the position of the company you’ve just inherited? Do you feel Huawei is, relative to competition, in a...
Government of Rwanda through a partnership with Carnegie Mellon University is paying 50% tuition for all East African students that are admitted at the University. Guild President calls upon Uganda - and other East African countries - to support the initiatives by paying the other 50% so as...
Mark Sue, New York-based Stocks Analyst was quoted recently saying, “Samsung is growing faster than the market.” He aserted that smartphone penetration is now maturing to a replacement cycle in the developed markets, while growth in emerging markets is expected to be driven by demand for low-end/mid-tier smartphones. But...