Simeon Oriko

Simeon Oriko is the co-founder of Jamlab, a co-creation community for high school graduates in Africa. He is passionate about using digital technology to respond to real world challenges and opportunities and to effect social change. This shapes his vision and work in digital and innovation strategy. This passion previously led him to establish a number of initiatives such as the Kuyu Project premised on exploiting the value of digital technology to empower young people to achieve their goals. Simeon is a recipient of the 2012 Google Zeitgeist Young Mind Award, The 2013 Dewey Winburne Community Service Award by SXSW and an inaugural Africa Diaspora Fellow with the Capital City African-American Chamber of Commerce.

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