Michael Gathogo is a product designer and currently the Project Coordinator of the MakerNet pilot in Kenya where he designs and makes medical devices. He has also been working as a Field Engineer at Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) introducing innovative products and devices that help refugees and displaced people.
He is also an entrepreneur who has designed a range of products from the CladLight wearable tech to reduce motorcycle accidents in Kenya, a prototype of medical delivery drone and circular economy solutions. Michael specializes in digital fabrication, 3D printing, CAD modelling, CNC milling and tooling, and is a member of Gearbox makerspace in Kenya. He is keen on mentoring startups and using technology to create sustainable solutions for Africa.