Safaricom has appointed Juliana Rotich as the Head of Department – Fintech Integration Solutions. Rotich will be tasked with guiding the company’s financial integrated solutions which include M-Shwari, Fuliza and KCB M-Pesa.
Rotich is currently a director at BRCK, a Nairobi-based integrated hardware and software company. She is also a co-founder of Ushahidi- free and open-source software for information collection, visualisation and interactive mapping.
Rotich also serves on the boards of diverse firms including Microsoft, iHub, FlashCast Ventures, Standard Media Group, Safaricom Money Transfer Service Limited, Girl Effect, Mookh Africa, Blue Consulting, Atlas AI and Kenya Vision 2030.
She is the winner of the 2019 German Africa Award, which honours individuals in Africa who champion peace, democracy, social market economy and human rights.
Rotich has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Computer Science from the University of Missouri and is an alumnus of the MIT Media Lab and a TED Fellow.