The Chief Executive Officer
Christine Guchu is the Chief Executive Officer of Flowmatics Limited, an expert firm in smart metering, telemetry, renewable energy and value-add mobile solutions. Together with the co-founder, Christine established the business in 2010 under the premise that technology has the ability to propel business and indeed lives, to high growth levels.
As the CEO, Christine is responsible for providing leadership to Flowmatics vision and business strategy, coordinating as well as guiding the technical team on business and policy issues. Additionally Christine is responsible for external matters in terms of building partnerships and broader business relationships, government outreach and technology, thought leadership.
Under her leadership, the Company has established a strong foundation and base, while maintaining a strong culture of innovation and learning. As a result, Flowmatics is currently serving some of the market leaders in the country as well as a host of small businesses.
Born in 1967, Christine grew up in Nairobi, graduated in 1990 and has since worked with a variety of clients in various countries including Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda.
Christine has worked for several consulting firms including Deloitte and PricewaterhouseCoopers as a management consultant; before establishing her own consulting firm in 2003. Managing her own business has established a strong work culture, solution finder and a strong capacity to work with a variety of clients.
She holds an executive master’s degree in business administration from Copenhagen Business School, Denmark, and a bachelor of commerce degree from University of Delhi, India. She is currently working towards a certification program as a coach focusing on business growth through strong people skills. Christine is active in charitable ventures associated with business development services and small business growth and also supports a children’s home that works in the rehabilitation of street boys.
Kanyatte S Mwangi
Chief Technology Officer
Kanyatte Mwangi is a co-founder of Flowmatics Limited and the Chief Technology Officer – responsible for the technical success of all the Company’s and by extension, our clients’ solutions – from design to commissioning. However, he is more than that. … Kanyatte is an avid solution provider – astute and persistent in identifying practical and implementable solutions to challenges – whether large or those seemingly insignificant ones.
Described as motivated, passionate, simple but also hard-charging and dynamic, Kanyatte has infused into the Company with his own brand of energetic leadership, vision and spirit over the years.
Kanyatte and his co-founder are focused on continuing Flowmatics’ innovation and leadership across the company’s core business – smart metering, telemetry, renewable energy and value-add mobile solutions.
Born in 1967, Kanyatte graduated from the University of Nairobi with a bachelor’s degree in BSc Electrical and Electronics Engineering, in 1990. While in school, Kanyatte was an avid football player and still maintains a high interest in football and recently golf and formula1 racing
Kanyatte has worked in the Information Communication Technology (ICT) industry and the provision of ICT solutions since 1994 both as a service provider and at managerial level with various institutions – four (4) of these years with national and international banks. The sixteen years’ experience has provided Kanyatte with adequate experience and exposure which are both broad based – bringing in a depth of knowledge and skill, from other sectors, and with adequate depth in the operations and technological requirements in the financial and e-commerce sectors.
Moses is an Associate to and works with Flowmatics to develop customized software systems based on the needs of a client. In line with the values of Flowmatics, Moses is focused on continuous innovation, leadership and in ensuring that technology continues to serve the needs of business in an ever improving structure.
Moses started working with electronics and IT while in school undertaking his degree in electrical and electronics engineering at the University of Nairobi, where he majored in electronics and telecommunications. His passion has not only grown since then, but has worked to successfully serve a variety of sectors and clients in the region today including twelve (12) of the leading commercial banks. Some of these banks include Co-operative Bank, National Bank of Kenya, Kenya Commercial Bank, Consolidated Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, CFC Stanbic Bank, Development Bank, Commercial Bank of Africa, Transnational Bank, Nile Bank (Uganda), SCB (Tanzania), among others.
He has also designed and successfully deployed:
- a flight operations system (FOS) for aircraft monitoring and billing system for ICAO Somalia project;
- telephone management software applications for commercial purposes;
- various customized software solutions – such as clinic management, dry cleaning management software, cyber-café systems, bank sub-systems, school and college management software
- weighbridge and milk-weighing systems for KPCU, New KCC and other dairy processing plants
Part of the work includes interfacing the new products with the existing systems, sub-systems and core/productions systems (ERP).
After university, he worked for four years for ICL Kenya Limited as a software developer and later at Omnitech Systems Ltd and Protocol Communications Ltd for six years as the director responsible for the development of software applications for telephones, flight operations system and various customized software solutions.
Moses has now grown to be one of the leading software developer and solutions provider in Kenya and is a Director of Software Universe Limited, one of Kenya’s leading mobile banking provider.
Born in 1967, Moses grew up in Central Kenya and graduated from the University of Nairobi with a bachelor’s degree in science specializing in electrical and electronics engineering. As while in school, he still enjoys art and painting, gravity research and hobbies in electronics.
John M Mithamo
Field Technical Supervisor
John Mithamo started working for Flowmatics in 2012 when we needed a meticulous and hands-on Engineer to look after our installations in the various spirit production locations. Mithamo is a mechanical engineer with more than 30 years of experience working on mechanical aspects of the former Kenya Railways. Mithamo worked in various capacities at the Kenya Railways among them Workshop Manager, Supplies Manager, Operations and Maintenance Manager, Makadara Depot Manager, with his last position as Technical Manager where he was supervising over 2,500 employees. One of his most notable achievements was his tenure as the depot manager when he managed to increase the daily traffic of good trains from Nairobi to Mombasa to twelve.
He is an astute trouble shooter, very hands on and pays attention to the minute details to ensure that an installation is undertaken accurately, neatly, and with limited repetitions and delays associated with installation.
Mithamo is a graduate from the University of Nairobi with a BSC in Mechanical Engineering.
Martin Nyanjom is the Marketing Advisor for Flowmatics Ltd. Martin has previously held senior positions in Blue Chip Multinational companies in Kenya in marketing and business development – including Nairobi Bottlers Limited and BOC Limited.
A graduate of the University of Nairobi with a MBA specializing in marketing and an undergraduate degree in Bachelor of Arts (Economic and Sociology), Martin has been instrumental in strategic business and marketing planning and implementation for over ten (10) years. His docket has included regional territorial coverage in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Ethiopia, undertaking strategic business and marketing design and implementation.
Martin is certified in various internal training modules, and has trained staff in the regional countries in strategic sales, business and marketing modules. He has successfully assisted companies in initial market penetration entry strategies.
Working with Flowmatics, Martin has been key in marketing research and business planning. He reviews the opportunities that exist in terms of growth in the different areas, and strategises on how Flowmatics can be marketed to deliver to the market needs and also meet the targets set in the business strategy.
Capacity Building Specialist
Winnie Guchu is a seasoned trainer with more than twenty years experience in people development and developing training programs at the national and regional levels.
Of interest to this assignment, is her experience in planning and implementation of national change management for the Judiciary in 2012 as part of the reform program of the judiciary. Under this assignment, she was responsible for designing the reform program and working with the necessary on training.
Previously, Winnie worked as a Commissioner with the Interim Independent Electoral Commission. She chaired the Human Resource and Training Committee, which saw the formation of an effective and efficient secretariat that replaced the former Electoral Commission of Kenya. She was instrumental in implementing reforms on conducting transparent, free and fair elections through her knowledge and training skills in problem identification and people development. Winnie was also part of the team of Commissioners who realized successful electoral reforms that rebuilt confidence in the electoral process among the Kenyan electorate.
Previously, Winnie has been involved in training the local administration such as District Officers, Chiefs, Police and Prison officers at a national level through the Office of the President. She has also conducted training for local communities on different legislation in an understandable manner. As a result, she has hands on local knowledge, awareness and experience with a national (program) outlook.
She has also undertaken training programs in the greater East Africa Region, which included planning and implementing, for state and non state owned agencies.
She prides herself with the extensive experience in developing programs and enhancing the aspects of leadership development and mainstreaming gender. She has worked with Governments, Non-Governmental Organizations as well as UN agencies.
Winnie has excellent leadership, facilitation and interpersonal skills. She has earned respect locally and internationally as an excellent trainer, project/programme planner and evaluator.
Sheila Ogola is an experienced administrator with hands on experience and knowledge in marketing.
She has a good grasp of administrative skills, including desk research, report writing, documentation and logistical coordination. She prides herself on taking the initiative in different aspects of her work. Sheila has excellent written and oral communication skills, is able to resolve issues astutely and maintains high level of confidentiality. She is a team player with excellent interpersonal and organization skills.
In addition, Sheila’s key skills include a strong understanding and practice of superior telephone skills, customer service, office support, administration, and undertakes basic accounting.