All Amber has confirmed mobile expert Tomi Ahonen will deliver a special address during the Mobile East Africa 2014 main conference in Nairobi, Kenya, on February 12 and 13, and a dedicated full-day workshop on February 14.

Ahonen – ranked by Forbes as “the world’s most influential expert in mobile” in 2012 – is travelling to Kenya for the first time and will share his views on the future of mobile and digital.

Mobile East Africa 2014, rebranded from Mobile Web East Africa, is taking place at the Southern Sun Mayfair hotel, and will include a ‘Leaders of Mobile’ keynote session featuring executives from IBM, SAP, Airtel and Safaricom, along with former permanent secretary of the Ministry of Information and Communication Dr Bitange Ndemo.

There will also be speakers from organisations including Jumia Kenya, iHub, Virtual City, Bongo Live, Ghafla!, Smile Tanzania, Bozza, Every1Mobile, FrontlineSMS, Praekelt, Sponge, KINU Innovation Hub and Zilojo.