MKU to host a public lecture on Friday, 14th September 2018
Mount Kenya University invites members of the public, students and staff to attend a Public Lecture at Thika, Main Campus,
The guest Speakers will be Mr. Orion Henry, an Information Technology guru from Silicon Valley
Date: Friday 14th September 2018 at 2:00 PM.
Venue: Indoor Arena
Topic : Providing Health Solutions through ICT
Mr. Orion Henry
Orion Henry’s Bio Sketch
Mr. Orion Henry is a serial entrepreneur and one of the early pioneers of cloud computing. In 2007, he co-founded Heroku and has also worked as a Principal Architect at Salesforce.com.
An angel investor, Mr. Henry has a small incubator called HeavyBit Industries and has founded several technology companies to date as well as the Henry Family Advised Fund. He was Executive Producer of the film “The Right to Heal”- a film that sheds light on the neglected diseases globally, and the need for organizations and individuals to unite in bringing essential surgery to poorly-served areas of the world. This film has been shown in over 60 countries worldwide and has been reviewed and featured in The Lancet.
Orion is also a principal supporter of the International Collaboration for Essential Surgery and strives to better integrate modern technology with global health delivery.