I am a Partner Development Manager with Microsoft`s Africa Initiatives (Microsoft 4Afrika) and am responsible for Identifying, qualifying, onboarding, and enable strategic, net-new partners to develop solutions on the Microsoft platform. I am also accountable for driving performance of the portfolio of partners by business priority.
At Microsoft, the mission is to empower every person and organization on the planet to do more, the 4Afrika Initiative is perfectly aligned to accelerate this for the African continent through locally relevant innovation, affordable access, and skills development.
Previously I served as a Technical Evangelist in Microsoft 4Afrika my role was to empower and inspire ISVs (Independent Software Vendors), developers and technical audiences with tools and technologies that will allow them to unlock new and unique opportunities across cloud Technologies and build scalable solutions.
I was also a part of the Developer Experience and Platform Evangelism(Dx) team within Microsoft East Africa based out of Nairobi. The DX organization`s role was to drive adoption while supporting a vibrant, healthy, and sustainable partner and developer ecosystem locally for Microsoft’s key platforms and winning the next generation of developers – students, startups and professionals by helping them optimize their technical strategy, competitive differentiation and core value proposition of Microsoft Platform and technologies