Artist, Thinker, Creative Doer
My names are Opondo Benjamin Opondo as they appear in my national identification card. I am a Kenyan citizen by birth. I am in my late 20's and in the process of making our great nation a habitable place for all persons from all walks of life that is by impacting the society we live in positively.
I currently work as an ICT Associate at Pawame Limited whose main goal and agenda are to provide off-grid communities in Kenya and Nigeria with access to energy and light at more affordable rates there by making the world a better place for everyone.
I am also a systems Administrator at Lokre Group Ltd where by am tasked with monitoring their core network systems among other related IT related works.
Iam particularly drawn to the maintenance of networking devices and programming in the field of Computer science and Telecommunications.I am looking forward to developing specialist skills in these areas and build a successful career.
I graduated with a bachelors degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering with a specialization in telecommunications and networks option, am also equipped with a network course from Kenyatta university called Cisco Certified Networks Associates together with cybersecurity.
I have also done a course in G-suite administration specialization from google and coursera and its interesting how networking fields are interconnected.
I am passionate about bringing change in our Information technology sector by providing advanced technologies in the same.
Furthermore, Information Technology field has nurtured my personal values, attitude and perspective of life and I would wish to continue taking the life-transformation experiences.
I believe that my passion and dogged determination to excel in the program and acquire competence as a young Network Engineer and ICT specialist will be an invaluable asset to the team I will always join.
2020Piku Shop KE
Founder | Project Manager
An Online E-commerce website that Connects Vendors With Customers. www.pikushop.co.ke
2017Lokre Group Ltd.
Founder | Systems Admin
An Information Technology company that mainly focuses on providing authentic solutions in Web-design, Web-hosting, Domain registration, Internet, Network security and Devices. We create clean and modern content for the world wide web and also build beautiful, hand-crafted websites. www.lokregroup.com
September 2016 - PresentMamlaka Hill Chapel
Assistant Sound Engineer
Responsible for services at Mamlaka hill chapel in-terms of Sound. Coordinating practice sessions for Mamlaka hill chapel worship team in-terms of sound
Dec 2014 - Jan 2015MInistry of Public Works Kericho County
Verifying bill of quantities, Electrical works, Architectural designs.
I was responsible for the marketing of the startup to potential investors and students of universities.
We were tasked with helping the post election violence victims by ensuring we promote peace and love to the affected individuals
Certifications & Awards
Webinar Series | Cyber Security
Basic of Cybersecurity, security threats & breaches, averting attacks.
CIsco | Cyber Security
Global implication of cyber threats, ways in which networks are vulnerable to attack, impact of attacks on industries,.
College of Architecture & Engineering UON
Cisco Certified Networks Associate:
Lokre Group LtdAn Information Technology Firm
Piku ShopOnline E-Commerce
Lokre WebdesignWebsite Design & Web Development
Lokre HostWeb Hosting Service