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Angela Crandall

iHub Research By Jessica Colaço / October 22, 2013

Our Growth and Leadership Journey


When the seed of iHub research was planted in early 2011, this seedling needed tender care to ensure that it would grow into a healthy and luscious tree.  As the research director, over the last two years, I have been able to build a dynamic team of researchers around me to enrich the growth of iHub Research.

The last 2 years has seen iHub Research propagate tremendously, filling a lot of gaps in the tech research ecosystem. One of the persons who has been involved throughout, from starting as a volunteer to becoming a core member of the team and research manager to date, has been Angela Crandall. Angela has been present since the inception in early 2011 before joining the team full-time in September 2011. To-date, Angela has provided strategic guidance to the growth of iHub Research and will continue to do so.

As of October 2013, Angela is taking over as Research Lead at iHub. I will continue to advise the team and provide strategic leadership in my new role as Director of Partnerships of the iHub.

Angela is an amazing and talented leader and will be running the team in the daily activities at iHub Research. Onwards and upwards Angie and team!



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:

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