Michael Otieno Odhiambo is responsible for the Shared Services Directorate that provides strategic technical functions to the ICT Authority’s operations overseeing guidance, implementation, monitoring and maintenance of government enterprise infrastructure, software and information security solutions within Ministries, Counties, Departments and Authorities under the ambit of the Ministry of ICT, Innovation and Youth on behalf of the Government of Kenya.
Michael has an MBA in Strategic Management from the University of Nairobi and a BSc Information Systems from the United States International University, Performance Management certifications from the University of Nairobi, he also has professional management and technical qualifications which include expertise in strategy formulation, leadership, project management, telecommunications, ICT infrastructure management, Microsoft enterprise solutions, HP UX and IBM AIX among others. He is a member of the Computer Society of Kenya, ICT Association of Kenya and ISACA.
He has over 21 years wealth of experience in the ICT Industry both in private and public sector having worked in Computech Ltd, Safaricom PLC Ltd for ten years where he gained private sector experience as well as his previous posting at the Kenya Wildlife Service for ten years as the head of ICT and acting Deputy Director of Corporate Services and a Trustee of the Kenya Wildlife Service Pension Scheme where he attained a Trustee Development Program Certification (TDPK) and gained public sector management experience.
align="justify"He is passionate about process and self-sustaining structures within ICT environments, leadership and mentorship of young upcoming IT talent.