Wednesday, 8 May 2013

IBM Innovation Centre kenya

IBM Innovation Centre Opens in Kenya.

IBM yesterday opened its first IBM Innovation Centre in East Africa. Located in Nairobi, Kenya, the centre will help fuel growth and innovation in the region, providing IT partners, developers, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists and academics with access to the latest enterprise software and hardware, training and business and marketing support.

The goal of the new IBM Innovation Centre is to nurture and grow regional IT innovation and help startups and new business IT solutions get to market faster.

“Technology is playing a critical role in building stronger Kenyan and East African economies,” said Mugo Kibati, chief executive officer, Kenya Vision 2030. “IBM is an essential partner in helping us create a vibrant network of highly-skilled individuals and businesses, who are driving innovation for Africa and the world.”

“The new IBM Innovation Centre is an important milestone in our expansion and work in East Africa,” said Tony Mwai, country general manager IBM East Africa. “The advanced IT and business recourses at the Centre will strengthen our climate of innovation and get new East African Solutions into the global marketplace.”

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