Ranjith Cherickel

Ranjith is the founder and CEO of Icolo.io, a neutral data centre operator that designs, builds and operates open access data centres in Kenya. Ranjith’s career started in New York and Silicon Valley, building the technology platforms for companies like Verizon Wireless. He then moved to Europe where he worked as a Product Manager at Skype in London, and later moved to Munich to work with Nokia, where he became Head of Sales for Nokia Networks in Africa. Ranjith is a board member of an African-only focused technology incubator called 88mph. He is an industrial engineer by training, has a Masters in Computer Science and an MBA from INSEAD. His personal interests include wildlife and their habitat, technology trends and photography.