Sam Gichuru is the CEO and co-founder of Nailab, one of Kenya’s leading tech incubators. A serial entrepreneur, he is also an angel investor in promising startups and serves as an advisory board member in several early stage startups and established companies in addition to Akvo. Sam has championed Nailab’s growth from nearly zero to an investment of over 100 million Kenyan shillings. He is currently overseeing the implementation of a million dollar government project in conjunction with the Kenya ICT board – an achievement that has seen him highlighted in local and international media including Forbes, the BBC and The Economist.

Sam serves as a Rotarian and also makes a weekly appearance on Tech Tuesday, a technology and entrepreneurship themed radio show on Nairobi radio station 93.3 HopeFm.