Dr. Drake Patrick Mirembe

ICT Agric Researcher -Makerere University


Dr. Drake Patrick Mirembe serves as a Senior Consultant and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Eight Tech. Drake holds a PHD in Computer Science (major Security of Systems) from Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands and a bachelors of Science (Computer Science and Mathematics) from Makerere University. He also holds some of internationally recognized Certifications including CCNA, CCAI, ICDL and training in organization management, and project management

In the industry Drake has worked with a number of organizations both public and private as a software developer, network administrator, IT systems security analysts, and Senior ICT Consultant. Among the projects Drake has worked on include ICT security audit of the entire Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), IT policy formulation of CAA, ICT policy formulation for the Judiciary, CHOGM2007 ICT audit, Makerere University Websites, Bishop Stuart University ICT policy, Curriculum development, LAN set-up among others. While pursuing his Masters in the Netherlands, Drake worked with the Nijmegen Health Initiative and the Security of Systems Department under the supervision of Dr. Martijn Oostijdk and Dr. Perry Groot on the development of a secure framework for the implementation of telemedicine, e-health and wellness services.

Also Drake is a distinguished Academician, Researcher, and ICT Consultant. Drake has co-authored about 10 international publications including a book. In academia he works with the Department of Networks, Faculty of Computing & IT, Makerere University as an Assistant Lecturer and Researcher the knowledge he leverages in the industry.  His research interest include; digital security, Health Informatics (HI), Peer-to-Peer Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Mobile technologies, and Wireless communication technologies. Contacts: Email cto@8technologies.com or dpmirembe@gmail.com Tel: +256-712-844343; URL: www.8technologies.com or www.drakemirembe.org