Arinaitwe Rugyendo (pictured above) is a Ugandan Social Media scholar, Journalist and Media entrepreneur with 20 years of journalism experience and commentary on social political issues!
One of his works in the Social Media field include a Thesis on ‘Enhancing Brand Performance Using Social Media Marketing’ at Salford Business School, Manchester in the United Kingdom and Robert Kennedy College, Zurich- Switzerland.
Mr. Rugyendo is an accomplished media entrepreneur having Co-Founded The Pepper Publications Ltd, the publishers of Uganda’s leading tabloid newspaper, The Red Pepper, in 2001.
He is also a Communications Consultant with 5W Communication Ltd as well as a Thought Leadership scholar at two prestigious leadership programmes- The Archbishop Desmond Tutu Leadership Programme(South Africa and Oxford, UK) and the Crans Montana Forum (Geneva, Switzerland).
Three years ago, he championed the start of the first ever STEM (Science Technology Engineering & Math) programme for children. The programme, which is run by the African School of Innovations, Science & Technology (ASIST) Ltd, operates the flagship brand- e2 Young Engineers Uganda- teaching children aged between 5 and 15 years practical skills using a LEGO and Robotics curriculum in order to nurture them into the next generation of scientists, innovators and problem solvers.
Currently, Mr. Rugyendo serves as Chairman of the Uganda Premier League, a member on the Expert National Task-force on Fourth Industrial Revolution & Emerging Technologies and on the Advisory Board fore’ebo Entertainment World!
Mr. Rugyendo will be making a case for Enhancing Institutional & Business Performance Through Social Media Marketing in his presentation at the festival!
He’s a micro blogger on Twitter and can be followed @RugyendoQuotes
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