#BePartOfTheFamily: Mr. Ronald Kibaara Meru
By Alumni Relations Office
Ronald Kibaara Meru is currently the Regional Head of Sales at Comviva Technologies Ltd. (Telecommunications Company based in India). During his tenure at Comviva, he has provided VAS solutions to Airtel Africa ranging from Mobile Money platforms to traditional VAS solutions like SMSC platforms.
Ronald has vast experience in the ICT & Marketing industry with over 20 years’ experience. Before joining this role, he worked at the Adtel Phone Company as the General Manager and was instrumental in forming one of the initial Premium Rate Service Providers (PRSPs) in the Kenyan market and helped build the community phone (Simu ya Jamii) business. He joined Adtel after having worked at the Nation Media Group Ltd in the Online & Digital division, where he developed the Nation Media website.
Ronald is a Chartered Marketer (CIM-UK) with a Post Graduate Diploma from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, he also holds a Master Degree in Strategic Management from the University of Nairobi (UoN), a Bachelor’s Degree in Information System and Technology (IST) from the United States International University-Africa (USIU-Africa) and a Diploma in Information Technology (IT) from Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT).
Ronald is currently the Chairman of the a Board of Directors at Muthaiga Golf club, he sits on the Board of Directors for the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) - Nairobi Chapter, he sits on the Board of Management (BOM) of Mangu High School, he is the Vice Chairman of the Mangu High School Alumni/Old boys and he also sits on the Board of Directors for Ubapesa Ltd (Digital Lending Company).