Philip Thigo is a Kenyan technology & governance expert advising the Legislative & Intergovernmental Liaison Office at the Presidency in Kenya on Data and Innovation. He is currently the Point of Contact for OGP for Kenya.

He has previously held executive positions, notably Foundation El Taller with experience spanning across Asia, Africa, Arab World and Latin America where he has co-created unique initiatives such as Apps4Africa together with the US State Department. He currently serves as the Point of Contact for Open Government Partnership (OGP) for Kenya and as a Interim Steering Group Member of the Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data, where he co-chairs the Data Roadmaps and Ecosystems working group. Mr. Thigo also supports the African Union Commission, Bureau of the Chairperson & the African Governance Architecture (AGA) on technology. He was honored at the 50th Anniversary of the Academy of Achievement as Delegate.