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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The mixer at the iHub to open their Africa office.

For all the people who doubt me about the €250,000 bottle of whiskey in Amsterdam airport. Proof.

Hanging out with and and at #rp13

Like I needed another reason to grow my fixation on tuktuks, here’s an ATM one at #rp13

The stage is set, a folded cardboard box theme, looks great. #rp13

Just finished the first annual member meeting. Big things ahead.

Getting started with the first member meeting.

I found this amazing German motorcycle museum in Berlin.

At the storytelling micro-lab with and #SwitchPoint

and at #SwitchPoint deconstructing the “tech ecosystem” terminology - holistic from user to creator.

The #SwitchPoint conference has the craziest music contraption on stage today.

A badly timed line out by Mwamba RFC in the Enterprise Cup finals

Good to see the team showing off their data collection tool. Many users.

Awesome to have in town with some Googlers.

The 5 points on which the Kenyan elections are being contested. #3 is news, #4 is weak.

Very cool to see the Makerbots at the booth making Nokia phone cases. #MWC13

Just finished a fun interview with Renee James, SVP Intel, on African software devs.

There’s a big and partnership announcement tomorrow at #MWC13

Seems like Samsung pretty much bought half of hall 3 at #MWC13

case in point. 6 spots have gone since I signed up, over 6,000 have tried to join in that same time.