Announcing our ISHOW Kenya 2023 Finalists & Judges!

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Finalists

Carbon Zero Mobility
Carbon Zero Mobility
Dominion-EV

Carbon Zero Mobility Ltd (CZM) is an e-mobility company registered in Kenya to provide sustainable transport sector greening solutions. CZM specializes in providing electric vehicles in Kenya with the aim of creating a brand that will revolutionize African e-mobility sector.

ClearExhaust LLC
ClearExhaust LLC
Smokeless Exhaust Tube

Emissions from diesel engines are a major source of pollution worldwide, which cause sever diseases like cancer and asthma. Unlike the existing filters, the invented smokeless tube is capable of eliminating completely (100%) the smoke emissions and reducing other greenhouse gases by about 30%.

I4Well Health Technologies
I4Well Health Technologies
iWell

We have developed a portable wrist watch that accurately measures blood pressure.

A-Lite Uganda Limited
A-Lite Uganda Limited
A-Lite Vein Locator

The A-Lite vein locator is a non-invasive medical device that uses red light to provide easy access to patients' veins.

Ecolife Foods
Ecolife Foods
Ecolife iTES Cold Store

A cold room storage solution that reduces postharvest crop loss for rural farmers in Uganda. The cold room is made of locally sourced and recycled materials, resulting in a cooperative, affordable, and sustainable design.

Timao Group
Timao Group
PORESI Builder

PORESI builder by Timao Group produces polymer-sand building materials to address Africa's climate change and housing crisis. Its modular design enables quick-build structures ranging from homes to shops and classrooms, providing affordable and durable building solutions.

ALCOFORD CORPORATION
ALCOFORD CORPORATION
Dehydrated cost-effective ethanol process

An innovative process that converts cassava and post-harvest-losses into ethanol through intervention of multilevel distillation technology helping women-farmers earn-better.

wekebere company limited
wekebere company limited
AI powered wearable device

Wekebere is designing the future of prenatal care with technologies to help mothers and babies, we are combining connected devices and data analytics to both reassure and empower mothers and provide doctors with tools and information to better predict and manage pregnancy outcomes.

Judges, Guest Experts, and Facilitators

HELEN REIS
HELEN REIS
E4C Fellow - Environmental and Sanitary Engineer
- Engineering for Change, LLC

Helen is working with E4C to provide assistance to the IOM's WASH Global Support Unit. In this role, she is involved in the development of training materials and assessment tools, wherein she receives technical guidance and content from the WASH Global Support team based in Geneva.

Ignatius Maranga
Ignatius Maranga
Renewable Energy Engineer and Engineering for Change Fellow
- Strathmore University

Ignatius is a graduate of Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (J.K.U.A.T). He is a Quality Engineer at Strathmore University, Energy Research Center. His research interests include Renewable Energy for Development, Electric Mobility and the Power System Distribution Network. He is a past Energy Fellow of Engineering for Change (E4C) Research Fellowship and past ASME ISHOW finalist.

Kamau Gachigi
Kamau Gachigi
Gearbox
- Executive Director

Gearbox is located in Nairobi's industrial area and the makerspace provides a network of like-minded individuals and businesses with the know-how and resources that enable you to take your innovation to market. Dr. Kamau holds a U.S. patent in electronic materials and has published 27 scientific papers on technology and innovation.

June Madete, PhD
June Madete, PhD
Kenyatta University
- Senior Lecturer

June Madete is a Biomechanics engineer, researcher and senior lecturer at Kenyatta University with special interest and expertise in motion analysis software and hardware. Her previous research involved combination of this technique with animal research in the field of euro science, video fluoroscopy, x-ray and CT data.

Keziah Ntwiga
Keziah Ntwiga
Quality Assurance Engineer (Clean Cooking)
- Sun King

Keziah is a dynamic, enthusiastic, intuitive and resolved engineer, innovator and musician. With an ever-growing experience in innovation, ideation, product testing, and design, and impacting the community through positive innovation, she is driven by a passion to create lasting solutions.

ESTHER NASENYA SEGERO
ESTHER NASENYA SEGERO
Head of Construction
- BuildX Studio

Esther is a highly accomplished Civil and Structural Engineer with extensive experience in construction management and engineering. Currently serving as the Head of Construction and Engineering Team Lead at BuildX Studio, she has successfully designed and coordinated various projects of significant value. With a track record of managing international consultants and delivering complex projects, she has made notable contributions to the construction industry in Kenya.

Boniface Orang'i
Boniface Orang'i
Philips
- Head of Operations & Customer Service, East Africa

An experienced business leader who is passionate about inspiring great talent, creating a performance culture and creatively aligning talent with culture to ultimately deliver on business strategy. Boniface has a wealth of leadership expertise in driving operational excellence and doing business across Africa.

 PATRICIA AKINYI
PATRICIA AKINYI
Founder
- Net Zero Afrika

Pioneer of first "Net Zero Energy" Platinum LEED certified home project in PG County, Maryland.  A senior level government advisor, technocrat, community developer, and administrator in affordable housing, public private partnerships, renewable energy generation, infrastructure development, and sustainability with 18+ years of experience and Founder of Net Zero Afrika.  

 

NIYIKIZA SAMUEL
NIYIKIZA SAMUEL
Co-Founder
- ARK Design Ltd

Niyikiza Samuel, a Rwandan architect and co-founder of Ark Design, is dedicated to creating meaningful designs that make a positive impact. With expertise in architectural and rural settlement design, he currently serves as an E4C Fellow, supporting EarthEnable in designing affordable Earth housing for rural communities in Rwanda.

DECLAN MAGERO
DECLAN MAGERO
Managing Partner
- Afrinet Capital LLC

Declan is a serial Entrepreneur, Researcher, Investment and Business Consultant with extensive multi-sectoral experience spanning Private Sector, Non-Profit, For-Profit and Government sector. Declan also advises and serves on the Boards of Advisory of several start-up companies. He has held Senior positions in multiple development projects and organizations. Currently, the founding Partner at Afrinet Capital.

Wambui Nyabero
Wambui Nyabero
CTO
- Villgro Africa

Dynamic leader with 15+ years of proven experience directing change, growth & innovation within small, medium and large corporations. I lead from the heart and excel at leading teams in finding creative solutions to human, technical, and logistical problems. Passionate about making the world a better place and technology that helps us live better. Demonstrated ability to leverage strengths of individual team members to elevate success of the team. Creates a culture that enables both the team and individuals to thrive.

Robert Turner
Robert Turner
Executive Director
- Earth Tech Futures

Robert Turner is executive director of Earth Tech Futures. He received his B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Tennessee State University and brings expertise in tech transfer and sustainable design. Community builder, engineer, and speaker.

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