Tag: Willy Simons

Pre-Geospatial business Fireside Chat Podcast with Willy Simons

Pre-Geospatial business Fireside Chat Podcast with Willy Simons

General, Interviews, News, Startup
Geosymp and Startup Grind Nairobi had a chat with Willy Simons ahead of the Fireside chat and here is the Audio Podcast of the interview Listen to the Podcast here Alternative Click on Willy Simons Podcast with Akoth Caroline to listen I have transcribed part of the interview here for you. For the full interview listen to the podcast instead. ...on his drive for content creation as a business channel. Content and data are becoming increasingly important, in addition to technology as an assets it’s the data and knowledge that has to do with it. On promoting business brand. Willy says, it’s good to try things out as it helps you learn new trade skills. You always get plenty of ideas on how to do things better. On his Fireside Chat at Startup Grind As a startup, referrals are ke
Learn how to Monetize Geospatial Technologies growth with Willy Simons at Startup Grind Nairobi Fireside Chat

Learn how to Monetize Geospatial Technologies growth with Willy Simons at Startup Grind Nairobi Fireside Chat

Events, General, News, Startup
Geospatial technology is already becoming a darling of the business world according to Laban in his Interview with Geosymp in March, 2017. Think about more direct business models such as Uber, Sendy, OkHI , services led models such as Google Maps services or software based companies such as Esri. Businesses are fast adopting location-based services and monetizing them. Over the past 18 years, that Willy has worked in the industry, he has definitely learnt a lot about how best young innovators in this field can take advantage of the fast-moving wave. Having started out close to 18 years ago, Willy has amassed experience in providing business services in geospatial industry and will be sharing this experience as he appears at the Fireside Chat on the October 27, 2017 / 6:00 PM. This w
Willy Simons: “Kenya is not yet operating at the cutting edge of Geospatial technology”

Willy Simons: “Kenya is not yet operating at the cutting edge of Geospatial technology”

Interviews
Willy Simons has worked in the geo-spatial industry, since coming to Kenya in 1994. Over the last 18 years in the capacity of Founder and Managing Director of several companies. Among them Esri Eastern Africa, Oarkar Services and currently Spatiality He combines his vast industry experience with qualifications in agricultural science, geo-spatial technology, business and project management. Willy cares about leadership, competitiveness and productivity and wants to use his skills to leave this world a better place. See more here LinkedIn Qn: I was looking to have this interview in Swahili, so it's just fair for me to ask this first. You've been in Kenya since 1994 roughly 23 years, how's your Swahili? Ans: I have a basic understanding of Swahili, and have been taking lessons since last y...