Mr. Sammy Buruchara, Former Chair of DCA Appointed as the Kenyan GAC Advisor to ICANN

PRLog (Press Release)Mar. 14, 2013UPPERHILL, Nairobi, KenyaMr. Buruchara’s has amassed an invaluable leadership experience in numerous innovation-focused governmental and private sector organizations and his extensive experience in emerging economies throughout his career, and it is hoped that he will bring this to bear positively on the work of the ICANN GAC.

Mr. Buruchara is a renowned Internet giant with a long and successful career in the ICT industry. He is the founder of Nairobi Net Limited, one of the pioneer Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Kenya, a founding member and former chairman of the Telecommunications Service Providers Association in Kenya, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Kenya ICT Board.  He also served as a member of the IT-enabled services working group at the Prime Minister’s Office of the Government of Kenya.

Mr. Buruchara is familiar with the work of ICANN and has been credited for organizing and hosting one of the most successful ICANN meetings in Africa. Under his coordination, the ICANN 37 in Nairobi held in March 2010, hosted delegates from all over the world during which important resolutions that have had very positive impacts on today’s Internet deployments were adopted. Read more

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