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Mr. Brian Gitta , Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of ThinkIT Limited
Brian Gitta invented Matibabu, a medically non-invasive device that detects malaria in two minutes. As CEO of thinkIT Limited, Brian aims to use this and other science-based innovations to help people adapt to survive climate change which has been found to be a major driver of malaria in Africa by recent, peer-reviewed research from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Additionally, Brian’s teaches fellow at Young Disaster Resilience Leadership, a program that helps young people address conflict and disaster challenges in schools, communities, and at home. He has previously served as a software developer at United Nations Population Fund and worked in business management at Merck Group.
Brian holds a bachelor’s degree from Makerere University and was awarded a United Nations Empowerment Award.