IGF 2022 High-Level Track

IGF 2022 Closing Ceremony - Friday 2 December, 17:30-18:30 UTC+3

Mr. Eddy Kayihura

Mr. Eddy Kayihura

Chief Executive Officer, AFRINIC

Eddy Kayihura is currently the Chief Executive Officer of AFRINIC, the Regional Internet Registry for Africa and the Indian Ocean region. He has worked at AFRINIC since November 2019. He has worked in the Information Technology sector for than 20 years.

Eddy has previously worked as the CIO of Bank of Kigali, the largest Bank in Rwanda where he contributed to the initial stages of its digital transformation. He also served as CEO of Broadband Systems Corporation, an Internet Service Provider in Rwanda focusing on service delivery to major corporates using fibre and 4G connectivity. Eddy was also involved in Rwanda’s Internet community as the Board Chairman of RICTA that manages both the IXP and ccTLD. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology from the University of Rwanda and an MBA in International Business from Oklahoma Christian University.