Joel Karubiu is a seasoned professional with over 20 years experience as an innovative and creative solutions provider with an edge in Business Development for major firms such as Marketing society of Kenya (MSK), PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC), Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA), British Airways World Cargo (BAWC) and Haco Industries limited.
He has been recognized for building strong brands using integrated marketing methodologies while being a key contributor to strategic business planning and developing long-term growth plans
Joel is the Chief Executive Officer of Kenya Network Information Center ( KeNIC), his agenda is to drive the internet governance and compliance conversation in the market place coupled by developing a robust domain registry to ensure the unquie identification of Kenyan online presence.
He holds a Bachelor of Science in International Business Administration and a Master’s in Business Administration from United States International University (USIU). He also has diplomas in leadership and management from E-Cornell University in addition to other certifications.
Joel is a Non Executive Board Member of Transunion Credit Reference Bureau, Board of Trustee member at the Kenya Audience Research foundation (KARF), President of the Lions of Nairobi South, a Member of Institute of Directors and Marketing Society of Kenya, and Sub chair of the KEPSA Sector board on Sports and Heritage, Executive Council Member Super Brands Kenya amongst other roles.
Joel is passionate about youth development in the field of marketing and entrepreneurship and leads talks with student marketers on their career journeys and is a mentor to many , he has also been involved in strategic input to various marketing activities at both private and public organisations.