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Jones Mrusha

Advisor Tanzania, TZ

One Technology Head, Citi and Board Member, National, Restless Development.

One Technology Head, Citi and Board Member, National, Restless Development.

6 vouches

Involved In


KINU Innovation Hub
JonSoft Group
KINU Innovation Hub
JonSoft Group


Restless Development
Airtel Tanzania
Tujijenge Africa
Vodacom Tanzania
Restless Development


One Technology Head Citi July 2012 - present
Board Member, National Restless Development July 2012 - present
Co-Founder KINU Innovation Hub May 2012 - present
Senior IT Systems Engineer HiTS Africa Ltd October 2009 - July 2011
Co-Founder JonSoft Group July 2006 - December 2009
Senior IT Engineer HiTS Tanzania January 2008 - October 2009
IT Engineer Sahara Communication 2006 - 2006


University of Dar es Salaam Engineering Management (MeM) 2006 - 2008
Strathmore University Business Information Technology 2003 - 2007
Institut Culturel d'Expression Français

Interested In

Markets of Interest
  • • Enterprise Software
  • • Payments
  • • Data & Analytics
  • • Small Businesses
  • • Cloud Services
  • • Hardware
  • • Mobile
  • • Travel
  • • Commerce
  • • Financial Services
  • • Social Impact

You Should Know About Me

Key Strengths

Project management • Web Development • Business Strategy • Strategy • Telecommunications

Key Accomplishments

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Craig Heintzman
We worked together  •  Founder and CEO, Akengo and General Partner, SME Venture Capital LLP. Queen's grad.
Jones has the pulse on tech in East Africa. He's a respected and well connected innovator who is more than capable of making sense of market ... opportunities and then executing the steps necessary to make things happen. I have no doubt he can make a success of any entrepreneurial endeavour.
Fayaz Valli
They're my friends  •  Founder, CEO at GetCore Group Ltd. Co-founder at Shule Direct (T) Ltd.
With a vast experience in IT and have mentored startups, Jones is not only a friend to me but also a business advisor, who has been sharing ... his experience s with me.
Haytham Elhawary
We worked together  •  Hardware Mentor in Residence, Indiegogo and Cofounder, Awaretech.
Jones would be an amazing co-founder and work colleague. He's smart and ambitious and has an incredible work ethic. He's also a great guy an ... d really fun to work with.
Dylan Higgins
They're my friends  •  Co-Founder, CEO, Kopo Kopo. Previously Founder, CEO, SaveTogether. University of Washington grad.
Jones combines multinational business experience with emerging market aggressiveness. He's ready to find the right model and execute on it ... .
Paul Bragiel
They're my friends  •  Managing Partner, i/o ventures and Advisor / Investor, p5 llc. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign grad.
I feel he'll find a way to get any resource he needs to build his company.
Jonathan Kalan
We worked together  •  Executive Editor, and Co-Founder, Idea / Shift. University of California, Santa Barbara grad.
I've seen Jones as an integral part of building a new ecosystem for entrepreneurship in Tanzania, and he'll undoubtedly be able to carry his ... work forward in exciting new ways.