Philip Thigo

Special Envoy on Technology, Office of the President of Kenya

Ambassador Philip Thigo, MBS is a Technology and Public policy expert. He is the Special Envoy on Technology for the Republic of Kenya. He has been the Executive Director for Africa for the Thunderbird School for Global Management and Advisor on Open Government for the Government of Kenya. He was recognized by Apolitical as one of the World's 100 most influential people in digital government in 2018 and by Africa Com as Africa's Top #100 Most #Influential African Leaders in #Technology and #Telecommunications in 2023 under #Goverment and International Organizations.
Mr. Thigo was recently appointed by the United Nations Secretary-General into his High Level Advisory Board on Artificial Intelligence (HLAB). On 12th December, 2023 at Kenya’s 60th Independence day Anniversary, he was awarded a Presidential Commendation - Moran of the Order of the Burning Spear (M.B.S), for his distinguished service to the Country.

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