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Founder & CEO @
Gender:
Male
Location:
Nairobi
Website:
http://whiteafrican.com
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Person Details

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Erik Hersman is the founder of iHub Nairobi, an open space for the technologists, investors, tech companies, and hackers in the area.

Erik Hersman is a technologist, blogger, and commentator who is specialized in the impact and application of technology throughout Africa. Raised in Sudan and Kenya, he runs two popular websites: WhiteAfrican and AfriGadget.

Hersman is currently the CEO of BRCK, an integrated hardware and software company. Prior to that, he co-founded Ushahidi, a software company that develops free and open-source software for information collection, visualization, and interactive mapping.

Erik Hersman obtained his bachelor’s degree from the Florida State University.

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Oct 10, 2013 - Current   (almost 3 years)

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Mar 1, 2010 - Current   (over 6 years)
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Sep 1, 2012
Feb 19, 2014
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Jan 9, 2008
Feb 19, 2014
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