We curate our speakers bearing in mind the African narrative. Our speakers are thinkers, builders and innovators that are Africans by origin, working on African solutions or Africans in the diaspora making a difference in the societies they find themselves.


CEO and co-founder of Matibabu

Brian Gitta is an entrepreneur with a computer science background interested in using design thinking, machine learning and artificial intelligence to create solutions to the world’s hardest problems – starting with those in African communities. He is the CEO and co-founder of Matibabu, a company that offers a non-invasive malaria diagnosis kit. Matibabu has won a host of different awards including the UN Empowerment Award and The Aspirin Social Innovation Award. Brian most recently won the Royal Academy of Engineering Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation for the work he and his team have done at Matibabu.