Mr. Walter Nyeko
Country Chairperson (Uganda)
Walter is a software Engineer at Alation, Inc.(A data catalog company based in the San Francisco Bay Area). He started professional software development in 2015 where he was majorly contributing to open source projects including Apache Fineract (Mifos Initiative, a Fintech initiative for developing countries), and worked for several startups such as Galooli Ug Ltd, Afriwhite Ug Ltd, SoftEarth Technologies. Later, he joined Andela Uganda (October 2018).
Through the Andela setup, and based on his technical abilities, he was employed by Alation Inc, a US-based data catalog company that aims to provide the world with the first-ever all-encompassing data catalog. On his current team, he was motivated to work with big data and to guarantee data safety through leveraging cybersecurity fundamentals.
Country Vice-Chairperson (Uganda)
Fred Oketa is a Software Developer who loves learning new tools and frameworks. He has a Bachelor of Computer Engineering degree from Busitema University located in Eastern Uganda.
He currently works with Awamo GmbH as a Web Developer, and is based in Kampala, Uganda. His aim is to keep learning, with the ultimate goal of becoming a technically astute and well-rounded software developer who is able to contribute to the growth and development of Africa, and the world at large.
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