Michael Macharia, CEO, Sevenseas Technologies Group
Mr. Macharia is a qualified Chartered Accountant and true entrepreneur who founded Seven Seas Technology Group at the age of 25 and has steered the Group as founder and CEO to what it is today through innovation, vision, commitment and passion. The result is a true Kenyan success story in technology, entrepreneurship with the SST Group receiving several accolades from major forums and vendors in its pursuit of excellence, performance and growth.
He has attended numerous management development courses all over the world for Entrepreneurship, Human Resource development and Operations Excellence. Mr. Macharia also serves as the founding curator for the Kenya Chapter of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Global Shapers Community, the chairman of the KEPSA ICT sector board and is also a council member of the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on data driven development. He is one of the three Kenyans nominated as the World Economic Forum, Young Global Leaders Community. He is an Alumni of Strathmore University/IESE Business School – Barcelona, Spain for Advanced Management in 2009.
Always the entrepreneur, Mr. Macharia is also an art and architecture enthusiast and has medium- term plans of building an African Venture capital that will be involved in technology Start-up companies that will redefine the African Technology Market as well as involved in programs like The Knowledge for Life Initiative which not only mentors and assists students in finding positions in the workplace, but increases the quality of work skill into the industry.