The speakers of the maiden edition of the New Media Conference – Nairobi have officially been unveiled. And wgnetworks.tv has the exclusive list!

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The conference which is collaboration between two of Africa’s leaders in digital marketing Olorisupergal and Anyiko PR has drawn key leaders in Africa’s digital space who will shape conversations around the theme of the conference: “Driving Kenya’s Socio-economic Transformation through New Media.” The conference is set to take place on the 29th September, 2017 at Michael Joseph Center, Nairobi from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Charles Murito

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NEWS: We are thrilled to announce our key speaker for the @newmediaconference (NMC) Nairobi set for this this Friday, 29th Sept at the MJC. Charles Murito is the Country Manager for Google, Kenya & Strategic Telco Partnerships Lead, Africa. ____ He joined Google from his role as Acting MD & Chief Commercial Officer, Programming at Wananchi Group (Zuku). Charles has previously held positions as Director, Business Development & Strategy, Middle East & Africa for Turner Broadcasting Ltd; based in London where he was responsible for developing and articulating Turner's strategy in Africa and the Middle East. Prior to Turner Broadcasting, Charles also spent time working for Warner Bros. in the US & UK as well as MTV Networks Africa. He holds an MBA from Cass Business School, London, UK. ____ A trailblazer in Africa’s and the global digital sphere, we are excited to have you on board Sir! #NMCNairobi #NewMediaConference

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The keynote speech at the conference will be delivered by Country Manager for Google, Kenya & Strategic Telco Partnerships Lead, Africa: Charles Murito, a high flying professional and trendsetter passionate to see growth in digital skills within the Kenyan digital space and beyond.

James Smat and Marvin Tumbo

Kenya’s most prolific political commentator James Smart will join Marvin Tumbo, one of the most respected political strategist on the first panel of the conference: “The Impact of New Media on Elections, Policies & Governance”. The two media experts run Kenya’s latest political talk show taking the internet by storm – “Afro Politico Show” that airs weekly on this same platform, wgnetworks.tv.

Renowned radio presenter at Kenya’s One FM, Cate Rira will also be joining this session. The panel will be moderated by Cynthia Mwangi who is the Head of Radio – Hot 96 at Royal Media Services.

Mikul Shah and Mohammed Hersi

The second panel will be tackling one of Kenya’s biggest sector under the theme “Re-selling Kenya to the World through Tourism – What’s Next?” This panel will include renowned hotelier and Group Managing Director of Sun Africa Hotels, Mohammed Hersi and the CEO of East Africa’s largest online restaurant guide Eat Out: Mikul Shah. Renowned events guru and COO of CateChris Limited, Chris Kirwa will be moderating this session.

Stephanie Obi

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If you live in Kenya, this is for you #Repost @anyikopr (@get_repost) ・・・ Have you registered for East Africa's maiden edition of the New Media Conference set for Nairobi on 29th September at the Michael Joseph Center? _____ We introduce to you Nigeria’s Queen of Online Courses @stephobi an Entrepreneur who uses her website: www.stephanieobi.com to create and sell online courses. Through her website, she has impacted over 82,000 people in over 10 countries teaching them how to change their lives and change the world by leveraging on the internet. With more than 500 people enrolled in her online courses, she has developed a proven system of creating irresistible online courses, and selling online whilst impacting lives. Stephanie is among the panelist at the upcoming maiden edition of the New Media Conference, Nairobi. She will be talking on how to build a profitable global/personal brand. ___ Tickets are available via @mymookh

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The third panel will be addressing “Building a Profitable Global/Personal Brand from scratch”. The panelists will include Nigeria’s Queen of Online Courses, Stephanie Obi who uses her website to create and sell online courses. She will be joined by Marek Fuchs, the manager of Africa’s most celebrated music group Sauti Sol. His expertise in the entertainment industry cut’s across the business of music in Africa, branding and marketing in entertainment and sports, artist management and business strategy.

This panel will be moderated by the multi-faceted radio presenter, event organiser & online TV host on Whats Good Live, Shiro LeHero and Fundi Frank.

Tilo Ponder

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from @anyikopr – Our #WCW feature today goes to the ladies participating at the New Media Conference set for the 29th September at Michael Joseph Centre. WHY WE LOVE @tiloponder, @inyongo and @stephobi ⤵ These women have played key roles in the digital sphere by empowering women, educating the society, creating brands and connecting them on digital platforms. _______ Tilo Ponder is the CEO & Co-founder/ Chief Catalyst of What's Good Studios. She is a trailblazer when it comes to creating dynamic and integrated campaigns across the digital media platform. Her extensive experience in the advertising industry has seen her build brands in developing digital content and multimedia solutions. Tilo will be a facilitator of the Masterclass session at New Media Conference – Nairobi. ___ Isis Nyong’o Madison is a media and technology entrepreneur and also the founder of Mums Village. A trendsetter in the digital sphere, she designed Mums Village to inform and enrich the lives of women. She has also been named as one of the Top 40 women under 40 in Kenya as well as Forbes Youngest Power Women in Africa. Yes – she will be a facilitator at New Media Conference – Nairobi. ___ Stephanie Obi is Nigeria’s Queen of Online Courses who uses her website: www.stephanieobi.com to create and sell online courses. Through her website, she has impacted over 82,000 people in over 10 countries teaching them how to change their lives and change the world by leveraging on the internet. Stephanie is among the panelists at New Media Conference, Nairobi and will be speaking on the “Building a profitable global/personal brand from scratch” panel. ___ Only 9 days to go to the Conference! Get your tickets now via @mymookh link on our bio. #TiloPonder #IsisNyongo #StephaniObi #AnyikoPR #NewMediaConference #NMCNairobi #WCW

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The conference will also include a master class session on “What is Digital Marketing for your business?” with Tilo Ponder, CEO and Co-Founder of What’s Good Networks as the session’s facilitator. Tilo is a Content Strategist and Media Specialist heading up all What’s Good Studios business units which have grown into full-fledged digital content studio.

She will be joined by one of Africa’s business leaders and founder of Mums Village – a media platform designed to inform and enrich the lives of women who are rapidly coming online in Africa, Isis Nyong’o Madison. This session will also include Muthoni Maingi who is a leading African Digital Marketing Strategist and the current Digital Manager overseeing Enterprise and Consumer Business Unit at Safaricom. In this role, she successfully launched two new brands: Little and BLAZE.

Tosin Ajibade

The renowned digital conference is founded in Nigeria by leading digital and communication expert, Tosin Ajibade, founder of Olorisupergal.com, the Nairobi maiden edition is aimed at sparking conversations that will enlighten key stakeholders in media, entertainment and business regarding developments in the digital space and how to maximize or stretch their capacity for more impact. The conversations will be held across industries and niches such as Technology, Elections, Policy and Governance, Tourism, Entertainment, Healthcare, Agriculture, and Payments.

Have you registered? Registration for the conference is ongoing at http://www.mymookh.com/tickets/event/446