Brian is a Kenyan innovator, thinker, and entrepreneur with a passion for emerging technologies and applying them to solve the biggest challenges in Africa. He is interested in the most pressing challenges within Africa; with particular focus on Agriculture, Water and Sanitation.
At the age of 19, Brian developed a technology that reads soil to inform smallholder farmers, with little access to knowledge, to better utilize resources like fertilizer and water. He is passionate about using emerging technologies to solve the water and food challenges in developing countries.
Brian is Founder of UjuziKilimo an agricultural technology company bringing precision farming technology to small-holder farmers to produce more from their farms to curb hunger and food insecurity challenge affecting over 1 billion people globally. In addition, he founded Electrosoft Ltd, a company that aims to bring technology to the hands of people for efficiency, convenience, healthy living and improved productivity in energy, water and sanitation sectors.
He was the Youth Senator of Nyamira County in the Youth Senate Kenya. He hopes that his contribution to youth leadership and entrepreneurship shall serve as a motivation for the rise of a prosperous society.
Brian has also won several awards, such as the 5 Young Africans Changing the World in 2017 (by one.org), ASME Ishow African Award in 2015, and the Africa Innovation Foundation Top 10 Young Innovators.