Mr. Benjamin Arunda
Head of Blockchain Education & Training Strategy Blockchain Association of Kenya
Benjamin Arunda is a Certified Blockchain Expert and Consultant. He is an outspoken leader and contributor in East Africa’s blockchain and fintech community, currently the Head of Education and Training at the Blockchain Association of Kenya. He has authored two books: ‘Understanding the Blockchain’ and ‘Blockchain – An Enterprise Perspective’. The former, ‘Understanding the Blockchain’ was featured in BBC World News – ‘In Business Africa’ in 2019 and other mainstream media, and have been sold in Kenya, Canada, India, UAE, Sweden, Rwanda, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia and South Africa.
Benjamin is also the Founder and Lead Consultant at ChainAdvise Blockchain Technologies, through which he has consulted for key corporate institution including Board of Directors and top management of Kenyan Banks, East Africa’s largest law firm Anjarwallah & Khanna, NGOs and Blockchain startups.
He is also a sought-after international speaker on Blockchain, Fintech and Digital Payments having spoken in Nairobi, Singapore, Dubai, New Delhi, among others. He is the former East Africa Ambassador for Dash Digital Payments. Some of the key conferences he has graced include the recently concluded Africa Bank 4.0 Summit organized by BII World, Blockchain Investors Summit, KuBitX Investors Conference among others.