Jean Philbert Nsengimana

Jean Philbert Nsengimana

Minister of Youth and ICT, Republic of Rwanda


Before joining the Government of Rwanda, Jean Philbert Nsengimana worked for:

1. Voxiva Inc. as a Country Director (2008-2010):

Built and led teams that delivered award winning mobile health solutions: TRACnet and mUbuzima, winning the Technology in Government Award (TIGA) in 2007 for best e-Health solution in Africa.

Managed the implementation of eSoko, a mobile-based Market information system serving more than 2,500,000 farmers in real time market information in Rwanda, winning Intego award (2010) in Rwanda the TIGA award 2011 for best e-Agriculture solution in Africa.

2. Development Gateway Foundation as a Regional Coordinator for Africa (2006-2008):

Coordinated the Foundations' Aid Management (AMP), e-Procurement, and Country Gateways programs in 15 African Countries

3. Rwanda Development Gateway as a Director (2003-2007):

Pioneered and managed the organization that built the National Portal and deployed web presence for dozens of public institutions in Rwanda.

Hon Nsengimana Jean Philbert holds:

a Global Masters in Business Administration (Major: Information Technology Management) from S P Jain School of Global Management Dubai-Singapore;

a Masters of Information and Communication Technology (Major: Software Engineering) from the National University of Rwanda

He is married with 3 children.