Somet Kipchilat

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About Me

I am a Technical Evangelist with Microsofts Africa Initiatives (Microsoft 4Afrika) and am responsible for Working with Developers and startups, and to help them understand how to leverage technology to transform their businesses. At Microsoft, the mission is to empower every person and organization on the planet to do more, the 4Afrika Initiative is perfectly aligned to accelerate this for the African continent through locally relevant innovation, affordable access and skills development Before I was a part of the Developer Experience and Platform Evangelism(Dx) team Within Microsoft East africa based out of Nairobi. The DX organization`s role was to drive adoption while supporting a vibrant, healthy, and sustainable partner and developer ecosystem locally for Microsoft’s key platforms and winning the next generation of developers – students, startups and professionals by helping them optimize their technical strategy, competitive differentiation and core value proposition.  

Personal Details

Full Name

Somet Kipchilat




Technical Lead


Microsoft 4Afrika





I am an...

Investor, Mentor, Organization

To Offer

My areas of personal expertise include the following:

Engineering and IT, Product Development

I can also offer the following expertise to the VC4Africa community:

I am god at supporting business with their digital transformation journey