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Uncategorized By Jessica Colaço / March 27, 2011

Tech Talk by Makinde @iHubNairobi


As part of a series of sessions organized by the recently launched iHub mentorship program, We are very lucky to have Makinde Adeagbo speak to the iHub community about his Experiences and the lessons he has learn while working for some of the leading IT companies in the world. This Tuesday the 29th of March starting 6pm, Makinde will talk about his journey, experience and lessons learnt from MIT, Microsoft, Apple, Facebook and Bridge international Academies

Makinde’s Bio:
Makinde is an MIT Computer Science grad who interned at the iTunes and MSN music stores.  During 3 years at facebook, he helped reduce page load times, as well as building several products.  He now works with Bridge International Academies as a Software Engineer in Nairobi.

This event is open to everyone to attend. Please register here to help us plan

Author : Jessica Colaço

Jessica Colaço is currently the Director of Partnerships at iHub. She was the Founding Manager between 2010 and 2011 at iHub and Research Director between 2011 and 2013 at iHub Research. She is passionate about Innovation, Research, Mobile and Robotics Technology, Mentorship and Entrepreneurship in Kenya as she uses her position at iHub to court local, regional and international stakeholders to adopt Kenyan-made and African-made solutions. As an upcoming angel investor, she courts local and international investors to invest in great tech ideas and companies at idea and concept stage. She is also a Mobile and Robotics Tech Evangelist, Co-Founder of WMIAfrica and AkiraChix, ISOC-Kenya Chapter, Treasurer, ACM-W Nairobi Chapter Chair, TED Global Fellow 2009 and upcoming Guitarist. She was named one of the top 40 women under 40 years in Kenya's business scene by Business Daily on 2009, 2011 and 2012. Her endeavour is to put Kenya and Africa on the map for technology achievements and spur innovation within the country and continent! She blogs at:

  • Kagai Macharia at 08:02:10AM Monday, March 28, 2011

    I have followed Makinde since his facebook page was used as guide to show the newly launched design last year. It is good that we can learn from him now. I can’t wait

  • Jimmy Mwangondi at 15:13:21PM Monday, March 28, 2011

    I watched his tech talk where he said facebook at some point had 1MB of JavaScript. Looking forward to this talk.


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