Riyaz Bachani Joins Angani’s Founding Team as Chief Operating Officer

May 6th, 2014 by phares

Nairobi, KENYA – May 6, 2014 – Angani Ltd. today announced that Riyaz Bachani has joined the company as the Chief Operating Officer (COO). As COO, Riyaz will be responsible for helping Angani scale its operations and expand its presence across the region.

“Riyaz is a brilliant manager and great technologist who will help Angani scale throughout the region,” said Phares Kariuki, Angani’s co-founder and CEO. “These qualities, combined with his vision for the Internet in Africa and experience with rolling out networks regionally, make Riyaz a great addition to the team.”

Riyaz serves on the boards of the iHub Nairobi and Africa’s Talking Limited. He also serves on the Technical Committee of the Kenya Internet Exchange Point.

Prior to his joining Angani, Riyaz was in charge of Wazi Wifi and the Group Chief Technology Officer at the Wananchi Group. He was also the founding CTO at Kenya Data Networks (now Liquid Telecom (K) Limited). Riyaz has a B.S. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

About Angani

Founded in June 2013, Angani is a Cloud Services company in Nairobi, Kenya that aims to make it easier for individuals and companies to host and manage their data in the cloud. More information on Angani can be found on the Angani site at www.angani.co

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