#WhatsNext Travel Tech

Early stage venture capital firm and global innovation accelerator, Nest is hosting a panel discussion on technology and travel as part of its speaker series, dubbed #WhatsNext. The monthly #WhatsNext speaker series has provided a forum for startups, corporates, consultants, NGOs and other stakeholders in specific industries to come together and discuss what they see as the next big thing for their sector.


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This month’s panel discussion and innovation showcase is on technology in the travel, tourism and hospitality industry, and is scheduled for Wednesday 24th February at Sankara Nairobi. Meet the incredible speakers and read a brief about them here

  • What will travel be like in 2016?
  • How will it change, and how will the major trends affect our choices and experiences?

Nest has assembled a star studded panel of leading innovators, technologists and experienced industry thought leaders to discuss the future of travel and technology in the tourism and hospitality sector in Kenya, African continent and globally in the next decade.

Panelists include;
1. Samir Dave, The Whisky Whisper! Travel blogger and photographer.
2. Mikul Shah – CEO and Founder of Eat Out
3. Prof. Dr. Wolfgang H Thome
4. Paul Ndichu, MD & CEO at Easy Taxi Kenya

5. Maurice Ireri – Inventor/Maker of FlexiGrill, portable barbecue grill

6. Leena Gehlot – Managing Director Real Estate/ Hospitality at Intex Construction

The panel will be moderated by Soni Methu former host of CNN Inside Africa. 

Nest Nairobi has previously hosted local and international speakers for panels on Fashion and e-commerceHardware and Internet of ThingsHealth Technology in partnership with IBM East Africa, Education and Gig Economy in Africa, FinTech and Financial Inclusion in partnership with Chase Bank Kenya.  Agriculture and Technology all consistently attended by over 140 sector specific thought leaders.

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