Meet the Jury for the Pulse Influencer Awards

The jury comprises of the brightest minds from across the globe who have a wealth of experience in the digital/media/partnership landscape. They will be responsible for screening the submitted nominations and selecting the Top 10 nominees per category. The Jury process will be transparent and fair and each nomination will be scored based on our criteria.



Betty Mutei Kyallo

Betty Mutei Kyallo is an entrepreneur, the C.E.O and Founder of Flair by Betty and AfterShave by Flair. She is an Award-winning Media Personality in Kenya, who has worked with Standard Group owned station KTN and Mediamax owned TV station K24. She's passionate about inspiring and empowering the youth in Kenya and across Africa.

Muthoni Maingi

Muthoni Maingi is an award-winning Global Digital Strategist and and currently the Head of Digital Strategy at Oxfam International. She is a firm and passionate believer in the power of the internet and the mobile phone to transform lives, provide true points of meaning and change.

Roy Njuguna

Roy Njuguna heads up partnerships for Showmax in East Africa. With 12 years of experience in helping to build networks and grow brands, including stints with the HF Group and Safaricom, Roy knows what it takes to build your brand in a digital space.

Kamarichi Mbarani

Kamarichi is the Founder and CEO at MEDIOS; a business that has since 2017 managed Online Content Creators (influencers), groomed them and connected them to brands for influencer marketing campaigns that have resulted in increased brand interactions & awareness.

Jocelyne Muhutu-Remy

Jocelyne Muhutu-Remy leads Facebook’s Strategic Media Partnerships across Sub-Saharan Africa. She is passionate about great storytelling, empowering African media and amplifying Africa’s voice in the world.

Brian Mbunde

Brian Mbunde is a Social Media Influencer, best known for his comical content and very opinionated commentary on various issues in Kenya. He won the Top Twitter Personality Award in 2015 and has worked on creating Social Media presence and strategies for various brands social media accounts e.g. EABL, Kenya Power and Magical Kenya.

Joanne Williamson

Joanne Williamson is an international media professional currently based in Johannesburg, South Africa, where she supports News and Entertainment publishers across Africa with their business strategies on both Facebook and Instagram.