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Ruby Workshop Tanzania 2017


On the 23rd September 2017 leading Ruby developers from regional, East Africa will come together to share, inspire and learn.

Dar es Salaam Tanzania

23rd September 2017


Buni Hub, GF, Sayansi Building, COSTECH, Ali Hassan Mwinyi Rd, Kijitonyama, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania


Michael Kimathi

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Michael Kimathi has over 7 years experience working in innovative ecosystems and building solutions notably with BlackBerry Developer Community, Nairuby, Masomomoja, GDG, Unbound, University of Nairobi, StartupBlink, BantaMik and Atlassian. Currently, he is an entrepreneur learning from his past failures and developing better solutions which will impact the world we are living in. Previously, he was the Community Development Manager at C4DLab, where he worked closely with team C4DLab to develop innovation strategy, Partnership and change the University culture from the old status quo way of doing things to one at the forefront of innovation, he mentored startups, hosted events, organized entrepreneurship mechanics related talks with distinguished industry entrepreneurs.

Bernard Banta

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A Computer Scientist and true entrepreneur, he is the founder of Banta Technologies (BT). He has always been passionate about technology and how it can be used to leverage and transform Africa in the way we live, work, play and govern. When it comes to building, his ultimate goal is to make the world a better place. Banta is an entrepreneur and an engineer on the bleeding edge of technology.

Deborah Beaton

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Founder and MD of Kama Kazi, a recruitment and headhunting company based in Kenya and recruiting across East Africa. Deborah is an entrepreneur that firmly believes in the role that Tech has to play in every company in every industry sector, as a tool not only for enablement, but for branding, marketing, operational efficiency and due diligence. The fact that tech will be firmly at the heart of the infrastructure and operations of every company in the very near future means IT recruitment is one of the fastest growing industries in the sector and one that the Kama Kazi team and Deborah are passionate about.

Stephano Mmari

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Stephano is the IT Executive at Kama Kazi and enjoys working in a fast paced world of Science and Technology and always being up to date with the latest trends in the world of tech. He believes that the skills we have are just tools to help us better the lives of other people, and that it is very possible through Tech. Having worked for an online news agency, a software company and a recruitment agency, he is fast becoming an expert in the varying needs of different industry sectors, especially when it comes to technology.


23rd September at Buni Hub, GF, Sayansi Building, COSTECH, Ali Hassan Mwinyi Rd, Kijitonyama, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania


Ruby Workshop TZ is made possible through the generous support of our sponsors. Please give them your support too.

Ruby Sponsor

  1. gitlab

Emerald Sponsors

  1. Kamakazi

Sapphire Sponsors

  1. GitHub


  1. buni
  1. kaziplus

Code of Conduct

Ruby Workshop TZ is run under the auspices of Nairuby Kenya and Tanzania. You can view our code of conduct. These rules must be followed by all attendees at all events.