meet the digikids team

diana mutheu – co-founder and chief executive officer

Diana believes that understanding the language of technology and using it to create innovative solutions is the key to helping our wonderful country Kenya to make huge strides in attaining the development vision 2030. She has over ten years’ experience in banking which has provided her with extensive experience in administrative support, financial management, human resource management, public relations and marketing. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Finance from the Catholic University of Eastern Africa and an MBA in project management from the Kenyatta University.

kabuthia riunge – co-founder and chief technical officer

Kabuthia is a fervid information security (infosec) evangelist;  teaching & training various demographics on infosec & creating awareness of the threats posed by use of various technologies especially the internet. Children are especially vulnerable to online threats as they are often trusting and eager to make friends. This makes them prime targets to the perils of the internet. Helping children protect themselves online is Kabuthia’s top priority.

He is an Information Security and Risk Professional with wide experience in ICT Systems gained working with large corporates, comprising diverse client/server environments, and wide branch networks. Riunge holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and is pursuing an MBA at the University of Nairobi. He also holds many professional certifications in Information Security, Risk Management and Computer Systems Audit.

anthony muriuki – general manager

Anthony  is passionate about training the future Tech Rock Stars by providing skills to the Kenyan youth that will put them at par with worldwide standards. He has three years’ experience in ICT management and vast experience working with Kenyan youth in various community outreach programs. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from JKUAT and several professional certifications in ICT.

brian kinyanjui – instructor
Brian believes that not only is it essential for kids to know what they want to do, but also that they get to start on it at a young age. This is achievable with all the right conditions, parents giving kids moral support and most of all, trainers doing their part of passing on the knowledge to the kids.
Brian is in his third year of study at Strathmore University where he is taking bachelor’s of Business Information Technology degree course. He is the current chairperson of the Strathmore University Information Technology Students Association (SUITSA). He also works part time as a technician under the Faculty of IT in Strathmore University. He is a developer, proficient in Java and Web design programming languages.
evans bet – instructor
Evans has been working at an IT and research firm for over 3 years where he provides IT support services. He received his diploma in Business Information Technology from Strathmore University in 2015 and is currently in 4th year pursuing a degree in IT at Strathmore University. He has been programming websites and parts of websites since he discovered how much it can transform and help the country to grow.
Evans likes teaching children as a way of encouraging the use of technology for the transformation and development of the country and the entire world. He believes that by introducing coding to children at an early stage it will make them come up with better systems with better user interface and better functionalities that can be used to serve the society.
When Evans is not attached to his computer or teaching, he enjoys photography, watching movies and travelling.
linda mutindainstructor
Linda enjoys seeing young kids get creative and use their wit to solve problems without relying on someone to do it for them.
Her belief is that when you realize what a child is good at from a young age, it is possible to perfect it. It is important to develop the child’s interest towards what they are good at to make it better. That is what she does when it comes to teaching.
Linda is a third-year student at Strathmore University taking a bachelor’s degree in Business Information Technology (BBIT) and the current Vice Chair of the SUITSA. Her strengths are in programming using Scratch, Java, HTML & CSS and JavaScript.
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