Speakers

Naomi Mutua

Naomi Mutua is a Deputy Managing Partner at Ogilvy Public Relations (Kenya), heading the social@Ogilvy division. With her avid love for travel, she has been a brand ambassador to Kenya Tourist Board under the 'Tembea Kenya' campaign to promote local tourism. As a renown Digital PR specialist, her client roster has included brands such as Safaricom, KCB Bank Group, East Africa Breweries, Unilever, Coca-Cola and more.

Bernard Odendaal

Bernard Odendaal is drawn to work that requires high levels of conceptual thinking and problem-solving. His career thus far has involved working in both the public (Government) and the private sector in fields that involve problem-solving, strategic decision support and the formulation and operationalization of strategy.

John Birungi Babirukamu

John Birungi Babirukamu is a digital professional whose ultimate goal is to seamlessly integrate digital into the Ugandan traditional business models.Digital media has proved an integral part of how businesses communicate & his drive is to keep at the bleeding edge of this medium. With 12 years’ experience in web & Mobile development, Systems Analysis & design, ICT Business development & digital media, John’s knowledge and insight into this market grows deeper each day. John’s 4-year experience as Head of Digital at NBS Television saw the media house transformed online, with the introduction of streaming applications, an increased social following and engagement, as well as monetizing of the TV station’s online presence. He currently works with MetropolitanRepublic.

John Ssenkeezi

John is a multifaceted Digital Marketing professional with over 6 years’ experience in digital and social media strategy, content development, analytics, media planning and buying, spanning industries like FMCGs, Banking, Telecoms, Automobiles, Behavioral change and the media among others.
He's certified by the Online Marketing Institute, Google and Twitter, with training in Facebook Blueprints. He has built a solid reputation in Uganda’s digital marketing industry and accelerated his career trajectories through intensive networking and a never-ending urge to learn and explore.
He's currently the Digital and Social Media Specialist at Vodafone Uganda.