Henry Njoroge works to expand Kenya’s information technology sector. He currently runs Xtranet Communications which aims to capture the growing opportunities arising out of the rapid growth of mobile telephony and fiber optic cable technology on the East African Coast. He hopes to provide employment to hundreds of jobless youth in Kenya through initiatives including call centers, outsourcing and business process engineering.
He is also Chairman of the Kenya Youth Business Trust, a non-profit organization affiliated to Youth Business International, whose aim is to empower the poorest of the poor through entrepreneurship by giving microloans. Henry was previously CEO of UUNET and Openview Business Systems, and he has established and expanded several other IT companies in Kenya, Angola, Zambia, and Uganda.