Joseph Mucheru

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Joe Mucheru
Cabinet Secretary for Ministry of Information and Communications (Kenya)
Assumed office
President Uhuru Kenyatta
Personal details
Born Limuru
Nationality Kenyan
Alma mater City University London. (Bsc.Economics & Computer Science)
Religion Christian

Joseph Mucheru MBS is the current Kenyan Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of Information and Communications.[1][2] He is a former Google Sub-Sahara Africa Lead based in the Google Nairobi office. He was Google's first Sub-Saharan employee and was key to setting up of Googles presence in Africa from 2007.[3][4][5] Before joining Google he worked at Wananchi Online, a company he co-founded in 1999, in various roles at the company including Chief Technology Officer and Chief Executive Officer.[6]

He attended the Business Executive Programme from Stanford University Graduate School of Business in 2008. He holds a (B Sc. (Hons)) in Economics & Computer Science from City University London.[7] He was awarded the Moran of the order of the burning spear in December 2010 by the President of the Republic of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki. He is a member of Africa Leadership Network, The National Prayer Breakfast, and the East African Business Summit. [8]