Erik Hersman


Where Africa and technology collide... Co-founder of @Ushahidi, @iHub Nairobi, @BRCKnet and @SavannahFund. Senior TED and PopTech Fellow. ‘Nole.

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Nairobians, what is CTL tax of 2%?

Fun to see and and do dinner with 7 of the startups last night.

Getting a tour of the future home of Ethiopia’s newest tech hub, “xHub”

Getting a tour of the future home of Ethiopia’s newest tech hub, “xHub”

The BRCK works in Ethiopia! Huge thanks to for hooking up the local SIM.

At the 4yr anniversary party for and 1yr anniversary of their new space.

A little bit of a Kenyan accent on the case designed for BRCK. It’s the little things.

The overall winner of the #MAVCGIC are from Pakistan.

Love to see my friends doing well! Here’s ’s in the airport.

always. In memory of SF.

Internet heavyweights , , A, and celebrate 25yrs of the www

A celebratory party of the Web at 25 years old with Sir Tim Berners Lee, Al Gore and Yahoo. #TED

isn’t that nuts?

Charmian Gooch’s #TED Wish to get rid of anonymous companies globally.

Cruciverbalist David Kwong talks about “chaos and order” with magic and puzzles.

Legendary type designer Matthew Carter at #TED

If you look closely, you’ll see Sir Tim Berners-Lee in the front row listening to Snowden. #TED

We get a live conversation at #TED with Edward Snowden

Cost to connect 100m people is $2b #TED

Had a great time with and at #wa2014 - showing off 's book