Harry Hare is the founder of DEMO Africa, the continent’s largest technology startups launch-pad. In the last 4 years DEMO Africa Alumni have raised over US$54million in investment and business deals.
An entrepreneur himself, Harry has founded Kommunication Ultimate, a holding company with several Media, Communication and Events properties including CIO East Africa (www.co.co.ke), ComputerWorld (www.computerworld.co.ke), Digital Displays, and a series of events including the CIO Executive Breakfast Series, the CIO Golf Series and the CIO 100 Awards and Symposium.
He is also a founder and Director of African eDevelopment Resource Centre. Probably one of the best corporate IT and Telecoms training firms in Africa. AeRC has trained Engineers from over 27 African Countries in the last 9 years. He is also a director at Okaki Health, a health informatics company based in Nairobi and Canada, OMS Africa a managed services company based in Nairobi and EMS Africa an events equipment leasing company.
Harry has deep knowledge and understanding of the African ICT landscape having followed it for the last 18 years. A regular ICT commentator on ICT issues in the region and consulted widely by Government Agencies, International Organisations and the Private Sector on strategic ICT issues.
Specialties: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Startups, Mentorship, Consultancy, eGovernment Strategy, Training, Writing, Farming