Project Description

James is a Kenyan technologist and social entrepreneur. The founder and CEO of LakeHub, James has brought together the technology community of western Kenya, raised funding from local and international partners, and built Kenya’s first technology innovation hub outside Nairobi. A graduate of Maseno University with a Bsc. in computer science and technology, James is passionate about technology, education, and grassroots social entrepreneurship in Africa. James was honored by Facebook in 2019 and named among the 40 young Icons of Change in Africa for his contributions in accelerating growth and building an incredible future for the continent. James also serves as a council member in the Kisumu Economic and Social Council, a body constituted by the Governor of Kisumu County to support the economic and social development of the county.


James Odede