Name:          Watson Kanuku

Sex:             Male

Nationality:    Kenyan 


Contact Address

  • P.O. Box: 443-90100, Machakos
  • Phone Number: +254 721 589 404
  • Email:

Languages spoken and Ability

  •  Kamba
  •  Swahili
  •   English

University Education Information

  • Bachelor of Science Computer Information Systems – Kenya Methodist University
  • Master of Science, Computer Systems – Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT)
  • PhD Information Technology (On going) – Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT)

Professional Certifications

  • Cisco -Computer essentials – JKUAT 2011

Papers Published In Peer-Refereed Journals

Kanuku w., Kimwele m, Okeyo G, A stage model for cloud computing adoption in e-government implementation.


Employment Responsibilities 01/01/2007–31/12/2012 Systems Administrator, Machakos Technical Training Institute, Machakos (Kenya)

a) Management representative for the ICT department

b) Advising management on matters to do with ICT

c) Overseeing implementation of ICT policy

d) Ensuring compliance of the institution to ICT trends and statutory policies.

e) Overseeing implementation of Information management systems.

f) Ensuring functionality of all ICT systems by supervision of all maintenance and development processes.

g) Ensuring security of all ICT tools and equipment.

h) providing timely advice to the management on ICT issues.

i) Create a backup and recovery policy for the institute data.

j) Setting up network security policies for users.

k) Liaising with internet service providers for efficient connectivity

l) Supervising updating and maintenance of institute website and online applications

m) Maintaining user accounts in the institute domain

n) Identification of ICT needs and providing appropriate advice/solution

o) Conducting training and walk through and training for every new management system

p) Conducting periodic reviews to identify areas of improvement in the management system.


01/01/2013–to date ICT Director, Machakos University, Machakos (Kenya)

a) Managing the ICT Directorate

b) Maintaining all university ICT systems.

c) Overseeing implementation of ICT policy

d) Ensuring compliance to ICT statutory policies and industry trends.

e) Overseeing implementation of Information Management Systems.

f) Developing and maintaining university website

g) Ensuring security of all ICT systems and equipment.

h) Managing all human resource in the Directorate for optimum performance

i) Create and implement backup and recovery policy for university.

j) Liaising with ICT service providers for efficient University operations

k) Maintaining the web and application servers.

l) Training staff on new ICT systems m) Conducting regular systems reviews and advising management accordingly. 


11/09/2018–Present Tutorial Fellow, Computing and Information Technology Department, Machakos University, Machakos (Kenya)

  1. Support teaching across a range of ICT disciplines, at under-graduate level. This includes; preparation, conducting tutorials, assessment and administration duties.
  2. Facilitate Learning by conducting demonstrations, tutorials or workshops in relation to professional training; Prepare own learning material for students including the production of hand-outs, photocopying and preparation of lesson materials.
  3. Assist with assessments by contributing questions or practical exercises,To do course assessment and feedback to students on progress.
  4. Ensure administrative processes are completed in a timely and efficient fashion, Carry out any other duties as assigned by the Chairman of Department.
  5. Participate in quality assurance activities, Contribute to external academic and professional activities, Contribute to continuing education in the professional field.

Public Service & Volunteer Work (optional) 2015-2018:  Secretary to the board of trustees, Machakos University Pension Scheme. 2008 to date: board members, ACK ST. Joseph’s Kyandote secondary school.