Dr. Bitange Ndemo is the Honorary Chairperson of the Alliance for Affordable Internet. He is immediate former Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Information and Communications, Kenya. He is regarded as the father of Broadband in Kenya, having championed the development of Fibre Optic cables and other supporting infrastructure to the Eastern Africa region. He teaches Entrepreneurship and Research Methods at the University of Nairobi’s Business School. He joined University of Nairobi in 1993 as a Tutorial Fellow rising through the ranks to become a Senior Lecturer before moving to civil service in 2005. Dr Ndemo is now focusing his energies on the demand side of IT through aggressive local content development.