Karanja Gakio

Karanja Gakio is one of the most respected Internet specialists in Africa. He has led teams that developed Internet technology, services and applications for over 10 years. As the original founder of Africa Online and its technical director, he was instrumental in establishing Internet infrastructure in six African countries.

Most recently, Mr. Gakio was the director of international engineering for iBasis in Boston, the largest Internet telephone company in the world. In this position, he led engineering and deployment of the network, growing coverage from 2 to over 60 countries and was instrumental in successful project management throughout the organization.

Karanja is currently CEO of Cyberplex Africa