Juliana Rotich is Executive Director of Ushahidi Inc and responsible for the overall management of Ushahidi, partnerships and support of the Ushahidi team. She has worked in the telecommunications industry for over ten years and has extensive experience in Data Warehousing. She has a Computer Science degree from the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Juliana is a TED Senior Fellow, an MIT Media Lab Director's Fellow and is Chair for the World Economic Forum Global Agenda Council on Data Driven Development.
She is recognized by Fortune Magazine as 2014 50 Global Leaders and as the Social Entrepreneur of the Year 2011 by The World Economic Forum. She is sought after internationally as an expert and commentator on Africa, Technology, innovation, mobile technology, open source, data ecosystems, crowdsourcing and participatory systems.