Hare, Harry

CIO/DX6, Kenya

Harry Hare is a distinguished figure in the technology industry with over 30 years of experience. He is the co-founder and chairman of dx5, previously known as CIO Africa. Hare has played a pivotal role in the tech sector, notably as the founder and executive director of DEMO Africa, a significant platform for launching emerging technologies and trends on the continent. Additionally, he has contributed to the African eDevelopment Resource Centre as a co-founder and director, showcasing his commitment to fostering technological advancement and education within Africa.

Beyond his contributions to DEMO Africa and the African eDevelopment Resource Centre, Harry’s involvement in the technology landscape extends to being a founder and publisher of CIO Africa. This role underscores his influence in disseminating critical information and insights related to information technology across the region. His work has been instrumental in bridging the gap between technology innovation and market needs, facilitating a conducive environment for technology startups and innovations to thrive in Africa.

Hare’s multifaceted roles and contributions reflect his deep commitment to driving technological progress and digital transformation across Africa. Through his leadership in various organizations, including dx5, he continues to play a critical role in shaping the future of technology on the continent, making him a central figure in Africa’s tech ecosystem.


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