Google Cloud taps Jack Ngare as new technical director
Microsoft Africa Development Centre (ADC) managing director Jack Ngare has landed a lucrative job with American tech giant Google where he will join their cloud business as a technical director in the Office of the Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
Mr Ngare was heading Microsoft’s tech innovation and development center, which has been in operation for three years and opened a new centre of operation in Nairobi last month.
“We are thrilled to have Jack join our growing team and bring his expertise to companies based in Kenya and around the world.” said Will Grannis, Google Cloud’s chief technology officer.
Google Cloud’s Office of the CTO (OCTO) is a global team of senior technology experts and former enterprise CTOs that works to support collaborative innovation between Google Cloud and its largest, strategic customers.
Ngare will lead a team that works closely with customers to address complex business challenges and advise companies as they transform their business with technology.
Office of the CTO also helps Google customers create their future with technology and guides Google on what challenges the world’s enterprises are trying to solve.
Ngare who boasts of over 15 years of business experience shared the good news on his Linkedin page had also worked at Finserve Africa as part of Equity Group, where he served as managing director.