Pivot East is East Africa's annual mobile startups competition andconference organized by m:labEast Africa and its partners. Pivot East 2013 will culminate in a pitching conference for East Africa’s 25 hottest mobile startups in Kampala, Uganda on 25th and 26th June. m:lab East Africa which is a consortium comprising iHub, eMobilis, The world wide Web foundation and University of Nairobi has engaged Moses Kemibaro to be the producer of Pivot East in 2013.
Moses Kemibaro, the 2013 Producer, is one of the most experienced and well known experts of the region’s mobile and tech scene. He is Founder and Strategic Advisor at Dotsavvy, a successful full-service Digital Marketing Agency founded over a decade ago. In 2012, Moses served as Sales Director for Africa at InMobi, a leading Global Mobile Ad Network. He was instrumental in successfully driving Pan-African sales development, management, and growth for InMobi through key accounts in major mobile markets such as Kenya, Nigeria and Egypt.
Prior to InMobi, Moses was the founding Regional Manager at Dealfish East Africa (now known as OLX Kenya) which he grew from scratch to become the leading online classifieds web site on mobile and desktop in Kenya and Uganda. He has been helping businesses in Africa succeed through digital and mobile platforms for over 15 years with origins at pioneering Internet companies in Kenya such as Africa Online and 3mice InteractiveMedia. He is also an award-winning TechBlogger at MosesKemibaro.com where he rants and raves about all things digital in Africa.
m:lab East Africa is pleased to have Moses playing the key role in making Pivot East 2013 another annual success as he brings on board vast knowledge and experience in Africa's mobile ecosystem. Moses’ leadership for Pivot East 2013 will have strong on the ground support by the teams at m:lab, m:lab’s consortium partners, and technology hubs across the region to make the competition and conference a success.