Biography: VERENGAI Mabika


Verengai Mabika
Senior Policy Advisor, Internet Society
Brief profile Verengai Mabika – Senior Policy Advisor, Internet Society

Verengai Mabika is a leader in technology and social innovation. He joined the Internet Society Global Policy team as Senior Policy Advisor for Africa in 2017.  A serial entrepreneur he founded three organizations, in 2010: Development Reality Institute (DRI), a social innovation hub, in 2013, co-founded the Internet Society Chapter in Zimbabwe,  in 2014, co-founded Golix, an African blockchain fintech start-up based in Zimbabwe. An Ashoka Fellow, Echoing Green Fellow, and a member of the BMW Foundation Responsible Leaders Forum, Verengai supports the Internet Society’s global policy work in Africa, including managing partnerships with African Union Commission, Africa Telecommunications Union, Regional Economic Communities (RECs), Regulators Associations and sub-Regional Internet Governance forums. He also leads the ISOC regional policy work related IoT Security, internet governance, internet infrastructure security, online privacy and community networks.