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Richard Kagoda

Country Manager - Mart Networks Uganda & Computer Learning Center Africa

Richard is an ambitious, goal-orientated and highly skilled information technology leader with over 9 years of experience.

Effective presenter with great interpersonal, pedagogical skills and a strong combination of both technological and business skills, experienced in collaborating with various parts of the international business, from entry level executives, senior management, sales, marketing, channel partners, product management, customer engineering, vendors, documentation, training and Support teams.

Specialties Include: Team management (Cross-cultural and multi-lingual geographically dispersed teams), Sales Engineering (Pre-sales), Web Programming, Graphics and Multimedia designing, Information Security Management, Technical Support, Professional Services, IT/IS Security Measures, Competitive Analysis, Data Center Management, System Administration (Windows/Linux/Unix), Security Architecture, Solution Selling, Consulting, Private Cloud and Virtual Data Center, Governance, Risk and Compliance, Partner and Alliance Development, Public Speaking. Knowledge Management and more..

Work experience

Aug 2012Present

Country Manager

MART NETWORKS UGANDA

PRE-SALES MANAGER at Yusuf Lule Rd, Kampala▪.

In-country Manager in charge of Operations for Mart Networks Uganda

2012Present

Country Manager 

COMPUTER LEARNING CENTRE AFRICA-CLC

In-country Manager in charge of Operations for CLC Africa operations in Uganda

20092012

Suport Engineer & Trainer

MAKERERE UNIVERSITY-FCIT

SUPORT ENGINEER & TRAINER at KAMPALA-UGANDA Hill Road-Makerere, Kampala

▪ Offer level 2 Technical support & manage network infrastructure Tutorial Assistant on various university training programs.

20092011

Lead Engineer

KEAN CONSULTS(U) LTD

LEAD ENGINEER at Naguru Hill, Kampala▪

Spear headed full IT maintenance project for all Branches of  Bank of Africa in Uganda

Education

Uganda Management Institute (UMI)

Post Graduate Diploma in Information Technology (PG DITE)

20142015

DBM

AMITY UNIVERSITY

Diploma in Business Management

20092012

B.Sc IT

Amity University Uttar Pradesh India

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Skills

International Business 

Coordinating and managing import of various vendor products all the way from Source to Destination with due diligence.

Wireless Networks

Various turnkey wireless solutions in the market like ( Cisco, Cambium,Huawei, Ubiquiti, Giga-net, D-link)

Business Development

Appointing and Working with product partners 

Satellite Technologies

ITU/ITSO VSAT Installation training ( Sky Vision )

Unified Communications

Experience on various UC technologies like Tele-presence

Voice and Data Networks

Competent with Market leading products for this segment from SMB to Enterprise products including ( Cisco, Huawei, D-Link, Zycoo, Arista, Fanvil )

Certifications

Sophos Certified Engineer - UTM

Sophos GB

Sophos Certified Engineer - UTM

MTA

Microsoft Corporation

Microsoft Technology Associate

MCP

Microsoft Certified Professional 

SCE

Sophos Ltd

Sophos Certified Engineer

CCNP

Cisco Systems

Cisco Certified Network Professional

DLI

Siemon systems 

Distributor Listed Installer (Copper and Fiber )

CCT

Cyberoam

Cyberoam Certified Trainer

CCNSE

Cyberoam 

Cyberoam Certified Network Security Expert

CCNSP

Cyberoam 

Cyberoam Certified Network Security Professional

CCNA

Cisco Systems

Cisco CCNA

Award and Achievements

▪ Cyberoam Technical Person of the year 2014

▪ Cyberoam Distributor of the year 2015

▪ Officiated launch of Next Generation UTMS in Kenya & Uganda

▪ Officiated the Launch of Sun Solaris systems in Makerere University.

Other Trainings

 Hacker Defense Technologies – Makerere University-MUK, College of Computing & IT.
 ITU/ITSO VSAT Installation training -MUK, college of Computing & IT.
 Google Uganda Mapping Session - MUK, college of Computing & IT.
 Cisco Retooling for Instructors - MUK, college of Computing and IT.
 ICT End User Training Program (EUTP) - MUK, college of Computing and IT.
 Huawei Presales and Support Engineers training – Zep-Re Place, Nairobi - Kenya.

Hobbies

Swimming, Listening to Music, sports, Travel and adventure, Science and Technology, Art and Crafts, Charity works.

Reference

Available on request

Custom dated section

041987

Date of Birth

4th January 1987