Samuel Mugisha

Mugisha Samuel Mugisha Samuel
Entrepreneur and software programmer

Head of department: Software Incubation and Innovations Unit
Email: samuelmugisha@must.ac.ug

 

 

 

 

EDUCATION
University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Masters of Business Administration (MBA) online, Expected 2017

Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Uganda (2008-2012) Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering, First class honors CGPA 4.49
Convocation award: Best performing student Class of Computer Engineering 2012
Pioneer Google student ambassador (2011-2012): Organized 6 events reaching more than 1000 students. Influenced the adoption of Google apps for education at the university.
President Mbarara University Computing Students Association (2010-2011)
Led a team of 12 executive members to organize the first ever technology exhibition and alumni dinner that raised UGX 3,000,000 for laboratory equipment.
WORK EXPERIENCE
Co-founder Innovation Streams Limited in my second undergraduate year at university. CEO of the company since its inception in 2010. The I.T Company currently supports more than 300 businesses and 1000s of individuals in East Africa and has 13 employees.

Co-principal investigator Stre@mline; a health informatics software that is aimed at improving the efficiency and effectiveness of health care service delivery in resource poor settings in Africa. Currently being implemented in 2 hospitals in rural Uganda.
Grant winner: National Science, Technology and Innovation Support program,2016

Project manager Streamcredit; a software built with the aim of enabling financial access to the unbanked; SACCO (Savings and Credit Corporative Society) members using Information Technology. Implemented in 6 organisations. Used by over 1000 people.

Experienced web hosting administrator: Developer and maintainer of hostingdoves; a webhosting solution that hosts more than 100 websites in Uganda.

Software project manager of the database holding 11.5 million members of the leading political party in Uganda; National Resistance Movement database (NRM), 2015.

Software programmer Mbarara University of Science and Technology (2013 – Present)
Merit award: Innovator of the year (2013)
Developer and maintainer of the University Central Timetabling system
Head of Department Software Incubation and Innovations Unit; Initiator of the annual ICS awards; a competition where best innovations are identified, rewarded and later incubated.
Assistant project manager Centralized Education Management and Accounting System

SKILLS
Web and mobile software developer: Java, Python, PhP, Android
Experienced database administrator: SQL, MySQL, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, SQLite
Proficiency with accounting software: Trainer for Quickbooks to staff in 4 organizations.
Proficiency with content management systems; WordPress and Drupal.
I play guitar at my local church and I am patron to a God’s Young Men (GYM) club.

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