Information, Communications and Technology (ICT) specialist, Fiona Asonga is the Chief Executive Officer of Technology Service Providers Association of Kenya (TESPOK) that operates the Kenya Internet Exchange Point and Industry Computer Security Incident Response Team. Fiona has 20 years working experience in the ICT sector, 17 of which have been at TESPOK; as a liaison for the private sector with governments in the East Africa region, on ICT policy and regulations through the East Africa Communications Organization (EACO), where TESPOK is a member.
Fiona is keen on the use of the internet by all in a safe manner that promotes social, economic and political development of society and multi-stakeholder engagement for digital development. She was appointed in 2022 as an Executive Council Member of the United Nations Internet Governance Forum Supporting Association (UNIGFSA) and has in the past been a volunteer in various organizations that drive ubiquitous internet access and growth such as, AFRINIC, Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) – Address Supporting Organization- Address Council and the Public Interest Registry.
Fiona is a strong advocate of policy and regulations that facilitate investor participation in the ecosystem. Fiona’s ability to breakdown government policy to highlight ICT business opportunities positions her as an ICT Industry Thought Leader at the national, regional and global space. She sets the pace in offering impactful leadership by transforming society with ICT.