Victor Kyalo Government of Kenya
Eng Victor. Kyalo is the Principal Secretary in charge of ICT & Innovation at the Ministry of ICT. He has previously served as CEO at the ICT Authority; Deputy CEO/Programmes Manager at the Kenya ICT Board with a focus on the implementation of core communication infrastructure and e-services in different sectors of the economy; Executive Director/CEO of Kenya Education Network, Founding Board member/Ag. CEO of the UbuntuNet Alliance, founding member of the Kenya Network Information Center-KENIC (Kenya’s country code Top Level Domain name .ke administrator) where he served as the Chair of the Board of Directors for two terms.
Eng. Kyalo holds an Msc. Electronics (Eindhoven University), BSc. Electrical Engineering 1st Class (University of Nairobi), Currently pursuing Msc. Economics (University of Nairobi). He is a Registered Engineer (Kenya), a Member of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and a member of Project Management Institute (PMI).
Among the notable projects he has been involved in include; leadership of the Kenya TCIP World Bank funded project; the Project Manager/ Engineer for the East African Marine System (TEAMS), rollout and operationalization of the National Optical Fibre Backbone Initiative (NOFBI) as well as a Neutral National Data Center initiative (NNDC).
He has wide experience in systems design, integration and project management and has been involved in the information systems networking/telecommunications for more than 25 years both in deployment of solutions and in training at the University level.